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South Africa won the match by 9 wickets

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Afghanistan conceded their three consecutive ICC World Cup failure last Saturday after New Zealand routed down. their inexpensive target of 173 with 7 wickets and 107 balls to spare as once again their batting coped as they fell from 66/0.

Hashmatullah Shahidi did the stand-out with the bat, scoring 59 from 99 balls without the preponderance of the batting still continued amazingly brittle with 7 players failing to file double-figure runs and that persists a major business against quality bowling attacks.

After star spinner, Rashid Khan took out of the match following being knocked on the head off the bowling of Lockie Ferguson. it was down to fast bowler Aftab Alam to create the Afghan bowling attack.

picking up all 3 wickets versus New Zealand yet notwithstanding the blow, Rashid is supposed to play against South Africa.

South Africa got their first point of the 2019 World Cup against the West Indies with an assisting hand from the English weather. although it did not before several wickets accompanied them humbled to 29/2 from 7.3 overs when the rain made a very early end to operations in Southampton.

In some rare good news for the South Africans. fast bowler Lungi Ngidi is supposed to be fit for the Afghanistan event after a side strain directed him out of the match versus the West Indies and that is a significant lift for them.

Returning to the announcement that retired South African legend AB de Villiers attempted to return for the ICC World Cup. Proteas captain Faf du Plessis declared the particular fallout over the news has not changed his team and may have even brought them closer together though they will be under pressure to prove that against the only team lower than them in the World Cup positions table.