Afghanistan defeated the Netherlands by 7 wickets in the 34th match of the 2023 Cricket World Cup on November 3, 2023 at the Ekana Stadium in Lucknow.
The Netherlands won the toss and elected to bat first. They were all out for 179 in 46.3 overs. Sybrand Engelbrecht was the top scorer for the Netherlands with 58 runs. Mohammad Nabi took Three wickets and Noor Ahmad took two wickets for Afghanistan.
Afghanistan chased down the target in 31.3 overs with 7 wickets in hand. Rahmat Shah and Hashmatullah Shahidi both scored fifties to guide Afghanistan to victory.
Here is a summary of the match scores:
179 all out in 46.3 overs (Sybrand Engelbrecht 58; Mohammad Nabi 3-28, Noor Ahmad 2-31)
181/3 in 31.3 overs (Rahmat Shah 52, Hashmatullah Shahidi 56*; Saqib Zulfiqar 1-25, Roelof van der Merwe 1-27, Logan van Beek 1-30)
Result: Afghanistan won by 7 wickets
Man of the Match: Rahmat Shah
Toss: Netherlands won the toss and opt to bat
Venue: Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow.
— ICC Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) November 3, 2023