Afghanistan vs Uganda T20 World Cup 2024 Match: Uganda suffers heavy defeat

Afghanistan vs Uganda T20 World Cup 2024 Match: Afghanistan registered a stunning win against Uganda in their first match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024. In this match played at Providence Stadium in Guyana on 4 June, Afghanistan dominated with both bat and ball.

Match Details: Afghanistan vs Uganda T20 World Cup 2024

MatchAfghanistan vs Uganda T20 World Cup 2024
DateJune 4th, 2024
LocationProvidence Stadium, Guyana
TossUganda won the toss and elected to bowl
ResultAfghanistan won by 125 runs

Afghanistan scored big as openers

Coming to bat first, Afghanistan’s openers Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ibrahim Zadran thrashed the Ugandan bowlers. Gurbaz especially played an innings of 76 runs with the help of four fours and four sixes in 45 balls. Zadran supported him well and scored 70 runs in 46 balls. Both of them made an opening partnership of 145 runs and were dismissed in quick succession. Despite some poor performance in the middle overs, Afghanistan posted a strong score of 183 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs.

Afghanistan vs Uganda T20 World Cup 2024 Match Prediction Innings

Afghanistan Innings

  • Total: 183/5 (20 Overs)
  • Top Scorers: Rahmanullah Gurbaz (76), Ibrahim Zadran (70)
  • Highest Partnership: 145 (Gurbaz & Zadran)
  • Wicket Takers (Uganda): Brian Masaba (2), Cosmas Kyewuta (2), Alpesh Ramjani (1)

Uganda Innings

  • Total: 58 (15.5 Overs)
  • Top Scorers: Riazat Ali Shah (14), Robinson Obuya (12)
  • Highest Partnership: 22 (Ali Shah & Obuya)
  • Wicket Takers (Afghanistan): Fazalhaq Farooqi (5), Rashid Khan (2), Naveen-ul-Haq (2), Mujeeb Ur Rahman (1)

T20 World Cup 2024 Man of the Match: Fazalhaq Farooqi (Afghanistan)

T20 World Cup 2024 Man of the Match: Fazalhaq Farooqi (Afghanistan)

Fazalhaq Farooqi took a career-best five-wicket haul for just 11 runs in his four overs against Uganda. Farooqi’s exceptional bowling performance played a key role in Afghanistan’s victory. His five-wicket haul sent a strong message to their opponents in Group C. Also noteworthy is Gurbaz’s explosive innings at the top of the order, which set the stage for a big score.

T20 World Cup 2024 Group C table after 5 matches

TeamPlayedWonLostPointsNet Run Rate
Afghanistan (W)1102+1.63
New Zealand0000N/A
West Indies0000N/A
Uganda (L)1010-1.63

Note: This table shows the standings after the Afghanistan vs Uganda match only. The standings of the other teams in Group C will be updated after their respective matches have been played.

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