England vs Afghanistan World Cup 2023: By defeating England, Afghanistan team has won the praise of great cricketers from all over the world. Let us show you the reactions of Indian cricketers.
England vs Afghanistan World Cup 2023: The Afghanistan team has caused a major upset by defeating the current World Cup champion England. In this match held at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi, Afghanistan team has created a stir in the points table by defeating England by 69 runs. The Australian team, which has won the ODI World Cup five times and is one of the strong contenders to win this world cup, has slipped to the bottom i.e. tenth place in the points table. Big giants are giving reactions on this team of Afghanistan. Former cricketers of India have also praised the Afghanistan team. Let us show you the reactions of some great legends of cricket.
Indian veterans congratulated Afghanistan
Sachin Tendulkar: After the brilliant innings of Rahmullah Gurbaz, Afghanistan performed brilliantly in all areas. It was a bad day for English cricket. You have to read the hands of Afghanistan’s quality spinners to play them, which the England batsmen could not do. I thought he read his balls from the pitch.
Wonderful all-round effort by Afghanistan led by a solid knock from @RGurbaz_21.
Bad day for @ECB_cricket.
Against quality spinners, you have to read them from their hand, which the England batters failed to do. They read them off the pitch instead, which I felt led to their… pic.twitter.com/O4TACfKh21
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) October 15, 2023
Yusuf Pathan: A lot of people are calling it a reversal, but I would say that Afghanistan played all-round quality cricket to defeat world champions England.
Many might call it an upset, but I say Afghanistan showcased solid all-round quality cricket to beat the world champions, England. Congratulations, Afghanistan, on the victory #WorldCup2023 #ENGvAFG pic.twitter.com/vrgj4L777l
— Yusuf Pathan (@iamyusufpathan) October 15, 2023
Ravi Shastri: Salute to you Afghanistan. You have caused the biggest upset in World Cup cricket, if not in the history of the game. You are respected.
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) October 15, 2023
Mithali Raj: A historic win for Afghanistan! It was fun watching his spin attack on this track of Delhi. Shahidi used his players well. Mohammad Nabi got a nice gift in his 150th ODI match. England bowling first went against them, and a surprising result was seen.
A historic triumph for Afghanistan! Their spin attack was a delight to watch on this Delhi track, Shahidi marshalled his troops brilliantly. A perfect tribute to @MohammadNabi007, who was playing in his 150th ODI today. England choosing to field first worked against them. A… pic.twitter.com/KRJDiddISG
— Mithali Raj (@M_Raj03) October 15, 2023
Suresh Raina: Team Afghanistan showed an extraordinary game today and achieved a thrilling victory against England. The team’s determination and skills were excellent. You played well boys!
Exceptional play by Team Afghanistan today, securing a thrilling win against England The team's determination and skill shone brightly. Well played boys! 👏#AFGvsENG @ACBofficials @rashidkhan_19 pic.twitter.com/jazGbPqQkT
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) October 15, 2023
Anil Kumble: Afghanistan had a great win tonight with some commendable performances.