Pakistan is to take on West Indies today in match 42 at Headingley Carnegie in Leeds. Afghanistan is currently at the bottom in the points table. On the other hand, West Indies is sitting at the ninth spot in the points table.

1975 and 1979 World Cup champion West Indies lost seven games consecutively in the World Cup. So, they will surely look to finish their World Cup campaign with a win. On the other hand tournament minnows, Afghanistan hasn’t won a single, although they fought well against India and Pakistan.

The match will be mainly the contest between powerful West Indian hitter against Afghanistan bowlers which boasts the likes of Rashid Khan, Mujib ur Rahman.

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West Indies beat Afghanistan by 23 runs

Oshane Thomas delivering the last over, and here goes a boundary on the third ball of the over. No chance for Afghanistan to win the game. Here goes a huge SIX on the fifth ball of the over by Shirzad. Here comes the last wicket of Afghanistan, Shirzad caught out by Allen at 25 runs.

Much-needed win for West Indies

Two wickets in an over for Carlos Brathwaite and West Indies are closing in on victory.

AFG 278/9

Brathwaite back into the attack, gave just a single run in the first three balls of the over. No boundaries in the over.

Wicket!!!!!!!!!!!

Brathwaite back into the attack, delivering the 47th over, and again a wicket, this time its Rashid Khan, caught out by Holder at 9 runs.

AFG 260/8

Oshane Thomas back into the attack, Sayed Shirzad comes into attack, delivering the 46th over, gave no run in the first three balls of the over. Here goes a boundary on the last ball of the over.

AFG 255/8

Carlos Brathwaite back into the attack, delivering the 45th over, and here goes a wikcet on the second ball of the over, this time its Asghar Afghan, caught out by Holder at 40 runs. Fourth ball called wide. Three consecutive wides, what has happened to Brathwaite. Here goes a huge SIX on the fourth ball of the over. Again a wicket, this time its Zadran, caught out at one run by Cottrell.

AFG 244/6

Roach again in attack, delivering the 44th over, gave just a single run in the first three balls of the over. No boundaries in the over.

AFG 241/6

Holder back into the attack, delivering the 43rd over, here goes a boundary on the second ball of the over, again a boundary on the third ball of the over. No boundary in the last three balls of the over.

AFG 239/6

Roach back into the attack, delivering the 42nd over, gave just a single run in the first three balls of over. And here again a blow for Afghanistan, Shinwari down at 6 runs, caught out by Hetmeyer.

AFG 226/5

Jason Holder back into the attack, gave just a single and double in the first three balls of the over. Fourth ball of the over called wide. No boundaries in the over.

AFG 220/5

Roach back into the attack, delivering the 40th over, gave just two runs in the first three balls of the over. No boundaries in the over.

AFG 196/4

Gayle delivering the 36th over, and here comes an LBW appeal, and hgere comes a blow for Afghanistan, Ikram removed by Galye at 86 runs.

AFG 182/2

Gayle back into the attack, delivering the 34th over, gave no run in the first four balls of the over. No boundaries in the over, just two singles out of it.

AFG 180/2

Brathwaite delivering the 33rd over, here goes a huge SIX on the first ball of the 33rd over. No boundary in the next three balls of the over.

After 30 overs, Afghanistan 155/2

Najibullah tries to sweep the ball but misses the ball. Nicholas Pooran fails to dismiss the stump. A big chance wasted by West Indies.Just one run off the over. After 30 overs, Afghanistan 155/2

After 29 overs, Afghanistan 154/2

Brathwaite continues his attack. Six runs coming off the over including a boundary. Eight runs off the over. After 29 overs, Afghanistan 154/2. Ikram Ali Khil 73, Najibullah 10.

After 28 overs, Afghanistan 146/2

Gayle to bowl his second over. Zadran plays a superb cover drive in the last ball and collects a couple of runs for his team. After 28 overs, Afghanistan 146/2

AFG 138/1

Gayle comes into the attack, gave just three runs in the first five balls of the over. No boundaries in the first five balls of the over.

AFG 132/1

Cottrell delivering the 25th over, ohh Cottrell dropped the catch of Rehmat on the first ball. Again a runout chance missed by Roach.

AFG 130/1

Holder back into the attack, delivering the 24th over, gave just a single run in the first four balls of the over. Here goes a boundary on the last ball of the over by Ali Khil.

AFG 122/1

Brathwaite comes into the attack, here goes a boundary on the second ball of the over. No boundaries in the next four balls of the over.

AFG 109/1

Fabian Allen delivering the 19th over, here goes a boundary on the second ball of the over by Ali Khil. Again a boundary on the fourth ball of the over.

AFG 80/1

Fabian Allen comes into the attack, gave just four runs in the first four balls of the over without any boundaries. Afghanistan at a score of 80 runs after 17 overs with a loss of one wicket.

AFG 70/1

Thomas back into the attack, delivering the 15th over, just a single run in the first three balls of the over.

AFG 67/1

Holder comes into the attack, delivering the 14th over, gave just two runs in the first four balls of the over. No boundaries in the over.

AFG 65/1

Oshane Thomas delivering the 13th over, here goes a boundary on the third ball of the over. Thomas trying his best to not allow the batsmen to score any boundaries but here again a boundary by Rahmat on the last ball of the over.

AFG 55/1

Roach delivering the 12th over, gave just two runs in the first three balls of the over. No boundaries in the over.

AFG 49/1

Thomas back into the attack, delivering the 11th over, gave just a single run in the first three balls of the over. Here goes a boundary on the fifth ball of the over.

AFG 44/1

Roach delivering the 10th over, here goes a boundary on the first ball of the over by Ali Khil. No boundaries in the next five balls of the over.

AFG 37/1

Oshane Thomas comes into the attack, delivering the 9th over, gave just a double in the first four balls of the over.

AFG 34/1

Roach again in attack, delivering the 8th over, gave just a single run in the first ball of the over. Here goes a boundary on the fourth ball of the over.

AFG 29/1

Cottrell back into the attack, delivering the 7th over, first ball called wide. Here goes a boundary on the first ball of the over. Again a boundary on the last ball of the over.

AFG 19/1

Roach back into the attack, delivering the 6th over, gave no run in the first three balls of the over. No boundaries in the first five balls of the over.

AFG 16/1

Cottrell back into the attack, delivering the 5th over, here goes a boundary on the fourth ball of the over by Ali Khil.

AFG 11/1

Kemar Roach delivering the 4th over, gave no run in the first four balls of the over. Ali Khil and Shah struggling to hit the ball. Roach on the way to a maiden over. Maiden over by Roach.

AFG 11/1

Cotrell back into the attack, delivering the 3rd over, gave just a single run in the first three balls of the over. Afghanistan at a score of 11 runs after 3 overs with a loss of 1 wicket.

Wicket!!!!!!!!!

Roach delivering the second over, here goes a boundary on the second ball of the second over, by Naib. Here comes the first blow for Afghanistan, Naib down at 5 runs, caught out by Lewis.

West Indies 311/6

Afghanistan needs 312 runs to win.

Wickets!!!!!!!!

Shirzad delivering the 50th over, here goes a wicket, Pooran run out at 58 runs by Ikram Ali Khan. Again a wicket, Holder down at 45 runs, caught out by Zadran. Fabian Allen comes to bat. Here goes a SIX on the fourth ball of the over and again a boundary on the fifth ball by Brathwaite and again a boundary on the last ball of the over.

WI 297/4

Zadran back into the attack, delivering the 49th over, here goes a huge SIX on the first ball of the over by Holder. Again a SIX on the fourth ball of the over. Fifth ball of the over called wide.

WI 277/4

Mujeeb Ur Rahman back into the attack, delivering the 48th over, gave just two runs in the first three balls of the over. Here goes a boundary on the fifth ball of the over.

WI 367/4

Zadran back into the attack, delivering the 47th over, here goes a boundary on the third ball of the over by Pooran. Again a huge SIX on the fifth ball of the over.

WI 252/4

Rashid Khan delivering the 46th over, first ball called wide, gave just two runs in the first three balls of the over. Fourth ball of the over called wide again.

WI 246/4

Mujeeb back into the attack, delivering the 45th over, here goes a huge SIX on the second ball of the over by Holder. Again a boundary on the fourth ball of the over and again a boundary on the last ball of the over by Pooran.

WI 230/4

Rashid Khan back into the attack, delivering the 44th over, gave just a single and a double in the first three balls of the over. Here goes a huge SIX on the fifth ball of the 44th over.

WI 219/4

Mujeeb back into the attack, delivering the 43rd over, here goes a boundary on the first ball of the over. Gave no boundaries in the next five balls of the over.

WI 212/4

Rashid Khan back into the attack, delivering the 42nd over, gave just a single run in the first three balls of the over. No boundaries in the over.

WI 209/4

Sayed Shirzad back into the attack, delivering the 41st over, here goes a boundary on the third ball of the over by Pooran.

WI 200/4

Nabi delivering the 40th over, gave justs a single and a double in the first three balls of the over. Holder and Pooran struggling to hit a boundary but unable to do so. No boundaries in the over.

WI 193/1

Nabi back into the attack, delivering the 38th over, here goes a boundary on the first ball of the 38th over, and again a boundary on the second ball of the over by Hope. Again a blow for West Indies, Shai Hope down at 77 runs, caught out by Rashid Khan.

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