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By Vaishvedhidha | Jun 18, 2019 10:58 PM

England played against Afghanistan in the 24th match of ICC World Cup at Old Trafford stadium and won the match by 150 runs. England won the toss and elected to bat first in the match that created quite a few records.

The hosts win the record-making match against afganistan

England scored 396 with 6 wicket loss in 50 overs. Johny Bairstow and Joe Root scored 90 and 88, respectively. Eoin Morgan, captain of the team, scored 148 in 71 balls smashing 4 fours and 17 sixers creating record for highest sixers in World Cup.

He even scored the fourth fastest century in just 57 balls; however, Afghani bowler, Rashid Khan, gave a century in just 49 balls. He gave 110 runs in just 9 overs, recorded high in World Cup. Zadran and Naib took 3 wickets each for Afghanistan.

Afghanistan faced the recorded high target and gave a stable start. Shahidi scored 76 runs off 100 balls and Afghan scored 44 off 48 balls. The team together scored 247 runs with 8 wicket loss at the end of 50 overs.