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Emotions in Afghanistan’s dressing room soar after sensational win over Australia: ‘They hurt us, now we hurt them, baat khatam’ | Cricket News

Afghanistan Celebrates Historic Victory Over Australia in T20 World Cup

Afghanistan Makes History with Stunning Victory Over Australia in T20 World Cup

In a thrilling turn of events, Afghanistan’s cricket team secured a historic win against Australia in the Super 8 match of the T20 World Cup. The atmosphere in the dressing room was electric as the team celebrated their remarkable achievement.

The victory was seen as a sweet revenge for Afghanistan, who had suffered defeat against Australia in the previous year’s ODI World Cup. The players were hungry to settle the score, and their determination was evident in their post-match celebrations.

Rahmanullah Gurbaz, one of the key players in the match, expressed his emotions by stating, “They hurt us in the ODI WC, Now We Hurt Them… Baat Khatam!” (It’s Settled!). Captain Rashid Khan also highlighted the significance of the number 23 for Afghanistan, calling it his favorite number now.

Despite facing a strong Australian team, Afghanistan managed to set a competitive target of 148-6 after being sent in to bat first. The opening partnership between Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ibrahim Zadran, who put on 118 runs, was a standout moment in the match.

Although Australian bowler Pat Cummins achieved a remarkable feat with his second consecutive hat-trick, Afghanistan’s bowling attack proved to be too strong for the opponents. In the end, Australia was all out for 127, with only Glenn Maxwell putting up a resistance.

The victory over Australia has kept Afghanistan’s semifinal hopes alive in the T20 World Cup. The team’s stunning performance has not only made history but also showcased their potential as a strong contender in the tournament. The Afghan players’ determination and passion for the game were truly commendable, making this victory a memorable moment for cricket fans worldwide.

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