Afghanistan national cricket team : The England team has suffered a major upset against Afghanistan in the ICC World Cup. This is not the first time that an underestimated team has defeated the English team in this manner. The teams of Ireland, Netherlands and Bangladesh have already done this work in different formats of the World Cup.
Afghanistan national cricket team : The England team has once again been defeated by a lower ranked team in the World Cup. Afghanistan’s win against England reminded fans of the 2011 World Cup, where England lost to Ireland.
Afghanistan has created a big upset by defeating the England cricket team in the ICC Cricket World Cup being played in India. The England team is the champion of the World Cup held in 2019 but once again England had to face defeat after losing to Afghanistan. Earlier, in the 2011 World Cup, the England team had also become the victim of an upset, when Ireland had caused the first upset of the tournament by defeating England and once again the England team has lost to one of the weakest teams in the ongoing tournament.
A total of 13 matches have been played in the World Cup 2023 till Sunday (15 October) but till now no small team had defeated the big team but Afghanistan has broken this sequence by defeating England and managed to cause the first upset in the ongoing tournament. Has been. Earlier, Ireland had caused a major upset in the 2011 World Cup by defeating England by three wickets in the group stage match in Bengaluru. In the subsequent World Cup, England were surprised by weaker teams. Bangladesh defeated England in the World Cup played in 2015. The England team had to face defeat from Sri Lanka in the 2019 World Cup.
The current champion England has not had a good start in the World Cup 2023. The team has faced defeat in two of its first three matches. In the first match, New Zealand lost by nine wickets, while England won the second match by 137 runs against Bangladesh. On the other hand, Afghanistan team had lost to Bangladesh and India but in the third match they showed why they cannot be taken lightly.
It is noteworthy that in the 2011 World Cup, India won the title by defeating Sri Lanka. India has also performed strongly in three matches in the World Cup 2023. In the very first match, the Indian team defeated five-time champion Australia. In the second match the team defeated Afghanistan. In the third match, India defeated Pakistan in a one-sided match.