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2019 World Cup, Match 4: Defending champions Australia thrash Afghanistan by 7 wickets

Warner posted an unbeaten 89 as the Aussies surpassed Afghanistan's 207 with 15 overs to spare.

India TV Sports Desk [ Published on: June 02, 2019 0:33 IST ]
  • David Warner and Steve Smith returned from their international cricket exiles to help steer Australia to a seven-wicket win over Afghanistan in the opening game of its World Cup title defence.  
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    David Warner and Steve Smith returned from their international cricket exiles to help steer Australia to a seven-wicket win over Afghanistan in the opening game of its World Cup title defence.

     

  • Warner posted an unbeaten 89 as the Aussies surpassed Afghanistan's 207 with 15 overs to spare.
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    Warner posted an unbeaten 89 as the Aussies surpassed Afghanistan's 207 with 15 overs to spare.

  • Warner and Aaron Finch (66) reunited at the top of the order and shared a 96-run opening stand to get the chase started in Bristol after Australia reduced Afghanistan to 207 from 38.2 overs.
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    Warner and Aaron Finch (66) reunited at the top of the order and shared a 96-run opening stand to get the chase started in Bristol after Australia reduced Afghanistan to 207 from 38.2 overs.

  • Najibullah Zadran's 49-ball half-century and 83-run, sixth-wicket stand with skipper Gulbadin Naib helped Afghanistan recover to post 207 after losing both openers for ducks.
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    Najibullah Zadran's 49-ball half-century and 83-run, sixth-wicket stand with skipper Gulbadin Naib helped Afghanistan recover to post 207 after losing both openers for ducks.

  • Zampa took 3-60 off eight overs and Cummins (3-40) took the last two to finish off Afghanistan's innings in the 39th over.
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    Zampa took 3-60 off eight overs and Cummins (3-40) took the last two to finish off Afghanistan's innings in the 39th over.

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