Afghanistan vs Papua New Guinea Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AFG to play first after winning the toss | Cricket News


Afghanistan vs Papua New Guinea Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: Afghanistan aim to follow West Indies to the Super 8s with a win against Papua New Guinea.

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Live Score of Afghanistan vs Papua New Guinea, T20 World Cup 2024 Match Today: Afghanistan won the toss and captain Rashid Khan asked Papua New Guinea to bat first. This is a massive game with mega-repercussions. If Afghanistan win today, New Zealand will be eliminated and the Asian team will advance to the championship stage of an ICC tournament for the first time in their history.

New Zealand will be watching the match closely. They still have two matches left, but even winning them won't help them as they can only reach a maximum of 4 points.

A victory today will take Afghanistan six points and progress alongside the next round hosts West Indies with six points apiece.

Rahamanullah Gurbaz (156 runs) and Fazalhaq Farooqi (9 wickets) are currently leading the run-maker and wicket-taker charts respectively and it will be a very big ask for PNG to defeat a team that has performed as a well team oiled. machine in this World Cup.

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ICC Men's T20 World Cup, 2024 – Match 29

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Afghanistan vs New Zealand Live: Fazalhaq Farooqi, left, of Afghanistan celebrates dismissing New Zealand's Daryl Mitchell during an ICC Men's T20 World Cup cricket match at the Stadium Guyana National Center in Providence, Guyana. Afghanistan's Fazalhaq Farooqi, left, celebrates dismissing New Zealand's Daryl Mitchell during an ICC Men's T20 World Cup cricket match at the Guyana National Stadium in Providence, Guyana. (PA)

T20 World Cup: Rashid Khan's Afghanistan claim 'one of their biggest T20 wins' to hammer New Zealand

At this point, it should come as no surprise that the Afghanistan cricket team scores a victory on the biggest stages against the traditional powers. On Saturday, they not only beat New Zealand at Providence Stadium, Guyana. They dominated the Kiwis, who have mastered the art of showing up in good form at these ICC events.

Kane Williamson and Co. would have known before the match that it wasn't going to be easy, even if they hit the ground running near their highest level. It turned out that they were far from that. And Afghanistan jumped. They won by 84 points to make it two victories out of two and put one foot in the Super 8.

These are no longer upsets, these are moments of revenge for a team that has consistently punched above its collective weight. (LEARN MORE)

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First published online on: 14-06-2024 at 05:25 IST

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