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Cricket Score highlights, AFG vs AUS ICC World Cup 4th Match: Australia beat Afghanistan by 7 wickets

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 02 June 2019, 12:20 AM
Cricket Score Live Updates, AFG vs AUS ICC World Cup 4th ODI Match (Twitter)
Cricket Score Live Updates, AFG vs AUS ICC World Cup 4th ODI Match (Twitter)

Defending champions Australia has an amazing last year as they defeated both India and Pakistan in their home conditions. The team even won both of their warm-up games played against the host England and Sri Lanka. On the other hand, Afghanistan is being considered a tough competitor in the tournament which was quite evident when they defeated Pakistan in their first warm-up game by three wickets but failed to put down the host England and lost by nine wickets. Aaron Finch-led Australian side is all set to lock horn with Gulbadin Naib and Co in their first official game of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at County Ground in Bristol. Catch all the live and important updates from the match here. (LIVE SCORECARD)

Highlights: 

23:50 hrs IST: Maxwell comes out and finishes the game in one ball with boundary 

23:48 hrs IST: Smith Smith tries loose shot and lose wicket, AUS 205/3 after 34.4 overs

23:45 hrs IST: After 34 overs, Australia need just 4 runs to secure victory against Afghanistan 

23:40 hrs IST: With just 17 runs required to win, AUS are 191/2 after 32 overs

23:32 hrs IST: After 30 overs, Australia are 180/2 with Smith (6) and Warner (6) at crease

23:20 hrs IST: 27 overs gone, AUS 164/2 with Smith and Warner at job in the middle 

23:11 hrs IST: Rashid Khan removes Khawaja at 15, Australia lose their second 

23:04 hrs IST: David Warner hits fifty in his comeback match, AUS 147/1 after 23 overs

22:59 hrs IST: After 21 overs, AUS 128/1 with Warner and Khawaja at crease

22:44 hrs IST: With the end of 18th overs, Australia 103/1 with Warner and Khawaja out in the middle 

22:36 hrs IST: Australia lose first wicket in Aaron Finch, AUS 96/1 after 16.2 overs

22:32 hrs IST: AUS 87/0 after 15 overs

22:24 hrs IST: After 13 overs, AUS 69/0 with Finch and David Warner at crease

22:20 hrs IST: Another SIX by Aaron Finch

22:14 hrs IST: With just one run added to the total, AUS 55/0 after 10 overs

22:08 hrs IST: SIX! by Aaron Finch

22:05 hrs IST: Another MAIDEN OVER by Hamid Hassan

22:00 hrs IST: After 7 overs, AUS 44/0 with Finch and Warner out in the middle 

21:50 hrs IST: David Warner hits his   first international boundary in 15 months.

21:47 hrs IST: Just 5 runs off the overs, AUS 29/0 after 4 overs

21:44 hrs IST: After 3 overs, AUS 24/0 with Finch (20) and Warner (4) out in the middle 

21:41 hrs IST: SIX! by Aaron Finch to Mujeeb Ur Rahman

21:40 hrs IST: MAIDEN OVER by Hamid Hassan

21:35 hrs IST: After 1 over, Australia are 10/0 with Aaron Finch (9) and David Warner (1) at crease

21:05 hrs IST: Afghanistan bowled out at 207 in 38.2 overs

21:00 hrs IST: Rashid Khan splendid innings comes to an end 

20:58 hrs IST: Rashid Khan to Adam Zampa, SIX!

20:56 hrs IST: After 37 overs, Afghanistan are 198/8 with Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman out in the middle 

20:55 hrs IST: Mujeeb Ur Rahman gets lucky, hits SIX to Pat Cummins

20:52 hrs IST: Rashid Khan smashes Marcus Stoinis, hits 21 runs off the over, AFG are 187/5 after 36 overs

20:49 hrs IST: SIX! by Rashid Khan to Marcus Stoinis

20:45 hrs IST: Daulat Zadran is send back to pavilion by Pat Cummins at 4

20:41 hrs IST: Najibullah departs at 51, Stoinis picks his second

20:37 hrs IST: Marcus Stoinis picks his first wicket, Afghanistan lose sixth wicket 

20:35 hrs IST: Najibullah hits his  10th fifty, AFG 160/5 after 33 overs

20:30 hrs IST: Gulbadin Naib smashes ball for a SIX, AFG are 153/5 after 32 overs

20:25 hrs IST: FOUR by Najibullah to Starc, AFG are 143/5 after 31 overs

20:15 hrs IST: DRINKS BREAK!, AFG are 134/4 after 30 overs

20:11 hrs IST: Expensive over for Australia by Adam Zampa, (1,1,4,4,6,6) AFG are 129/5 after 29 overs

20:05 hrs IST: MAIDEN OVER by Coulter-Nile, Afghanistan are 107/5 after 28 overs

19:55 hrs IST: First boundary by Najibullah, AFG are 98/5 after 25 overs 

19:47 hrs IST: Afghanistan are 90/5 after 23 overs

19:44 hrs IST: With two boundaries in the over, Afghanistan are 86/5 after 22 overs

19:40 hrs IST: A WICKET MAIDEN by Marcus Stoinis, AFG are 77/5 after 21 overs

19:36 hrs IST: RUN OUT! Mahammed Nabi departs at 7 

19:34 hrs IST: 20 overs gone, AFG are 77/4 with Gulbadin Naib and Mahammed Nabi in the middle 

19:30 hrs IST: Rahmat Shah misses half-century, departs at 43. Afghanistan are 75/4

19:20 hrs IST: After 18 overs, Afghanistan are 73/3 with Mohammed Nabi (5) and Rahmat Shah (42) at crease

19:15 hrs IST: FOUR! by Rahmat Shah to Adam Zampa

19:14 hrs IST: After 15 overs, Afghanistan are 58/3 with Rahmat and Nabi out in the middle 

19:00 hrs IST: Hashmatullah Shahidi departs at 18, Afghanistan loses its third wicket, Zampa takes his first 

18:58 hrs IST: Afghanistan completes 50 runs mark in the 13th over

18:52 hrs IST: Steaky shot for FOUR but Hashmatullah Shahidi won't mind it

18:48 hrs IST: FOUR by Rahmat Shah to Marcus Stoinis

18:45 hrs IST: Another good over by Coulter-Nile, AFG are 33/2 after 9 overs

18:37 hrs IST: After 7 overs, Afghanistan are 30/2 with Rahmat and Shahidi at crease

18:35 hrs IST: Slashed between the gap for FOUR by Rahmat

18:32 hrs IST: FOUR! by Rahmat to Cummins

18:30 hrs IST: Two more runs in the over, AFG 19/2 after 5 overs 

18:25 hrs IST: With just 6 runs added to the total, AFG are 17/2 after 4 overs

18:20 hrs IST: After 3 overs, Afghanistan are 11/2 with Shahidi (5) and Rahmat (4) out in the middle 

18:15 hrs IST: FOUR! by Hashmatullah Shahidi

18:12 hrs IST: OUT! Hazratullah Zazai caught behind an wicket to Cummins, AFG 5/2 after 1.2 overs

18:10 hrs IST: NO BALL by Pat Cummins 

18:08 hrs IST: WICKET! Mitchell Starc continues from where he left off in the 2015 World Cup. He strikes in his first over and Mohammad Shahzad goes for a three-ball duck. Afghanistan are 0/1 in 0.3 overs.

17:35 hrs IST: Australia (Playing XI): Aaron Finch(c), David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey(w), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa

Afghanistan (Playing XI): Mohammad Shahzad(w), Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib(c), Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Hamid Hassan

17:30 hrs IST: Afghanistan have won the toss and opt to bat against Australia 

17:28 hrs IST: Probable Afghanistan XI: Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib (c), Rashid Khan, Hamid Hassan, Mujeeb-ur-Raham, Dawlat Zadran

 Probable Australia XI: David Warner, Aaron Finch (c), Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey (wk), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa

17:25 hrs IST: Toss is about to happen in few minutes

17:10 hrs IST: Afghanistan's opening #CWC19 match is just over an hour away.

Afghanistan aim to cause upset
First Published: Saturday, June 01, 2019 05:19 PM
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