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    IN PICS: ICC World Cup 2019, India vs Afghanistan, Match 28

    Virat Kohli made 67 and Kedar Jadhav 52 as India struggled to dominate Afghanistan.

    Updated: 2019-06-22 18:16:29 | Edited By: CricketCountry Staff
    Rohit foxed by Mujeeb ur Rahman
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    Rohit foxed by Mujeeb ur Rahman

    After opting to bat first, India lost opener Rohit Sharma to Mujeeb ur Rahman - a peach of delivery that spun away and crashed on to the stumps

    Rahul perishes to a reverse sweep
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    Rahul perishes to a reverse sweep

    KL Rahul made an enterprising 30 before an attempted reverse sweep led to his wicket of the bowling of Mohammad Nabi

    Kohli Shankar join forces
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    Kohli Shankar join forces

    Virat Kohli and Vijay Shankar then added 58 runs for the third wicket, before Shankar was adjudged LBW for 29 off part-timer Rahmat Shah

    Virat Kohli scores yet another 50
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    Virat Kohli scores yet another 50

    Virat Kohli though motored on and scored his 52nd ODI half-century

    Kohli goes for 67
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    Kohli goes for 67

    Naib got the big wicket of Kohli for 67 (63 balls) as India slumped to 135/4

    Spinners dominate
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    Spinners dominate

    Afghan spinners managed to keep a lid on India's scoring rate with Nabi finishing with 2/33 in his nine overs

    MS Dhoni stumped by Rashid Khan
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    MS Dhoni stumped by Rashid Khan

    MS Dhoni got his eye in but failed to accelerate as he was stumped by Rashid Khan for 28 off 52 balls

    Jadhav pushes India to 224/8
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    Jadhav pushes India to 224/8

    Kedar Jadhav played a valiant knock of 52 off 68 balls before falling to Gulbadin Naib as India managed to put up 224/8 on a sluggish Southampton track

    Shami pulls out a 'trick
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    Shami pulls out a 'trick

    Mohammed Shami's last-over hat-trick saved India from a mighty scare after they managed to pip Afghanistan by 11 runs to inch closer towards the ICC World Cup 2019 semi-finals, as brilliant death bowling compensated for an inexplicable batting display at The Rose Bowl in Southampton on Saturday. @ AFP

    Dangerous Shami
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    Dangerous Shami

    Shami (9.5-1-40-4), playing his first match, not only successfully defended 16 runs off the last over but also dismissed the dangerous Mohammed Nabi (52 off 55 balls), Aftab Alam (0) and Mujeeb Ur Rahman (0) off successive deliveries to complete the rare feat. @ Twitter

    Nabi keeps AFG in the hunt
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    Nabi keeps AFG in the hunt

    Afghanistan were bowled out for 213 in pursuit of a manageable 225 run target which at one stage looked gettable after the Indian middle-order flopped in their first World Cup test.

    Bumrah at his best
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    Bumrah at his best

    It was superb death bowling by Jasprit Bumrah (2/39 off 10 overs) and Shami that changed the complexion of the game. As much as Shami deserves the credit, Bumrah deserves equal plaudits for giving five runs in the penultimate over.

    Absolutely lethal
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    Absolutely lethal

    Bumrah was lethal as ever and his two wickets in the 29th over literally tilted the game before the minnows made another comeback. From a relatively comfortable 106 for 2, it became 106 for 4 with Afghanistan losing the momentum.

    Chahal chips in
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    Chahal chips in

    The Indian spinners Yuzvendra Chahal (2/36 in 10 overs) and Kuldeep Yadav (0/39 in 10 overs) were remarkably consistent with their lines as they never really let the batsmen get away.

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