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Australia vs Afghanistan 38th Match T20 World Cup 2022 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Australia vs Afghanistan 38th Match ICC T20 World Cup 2022 - ICC World Twenty20 International tournament of the 38th T20I match first time played between Afghanistan and Australia at Adelaide Oval in 04th November 2022.

Australia vs Afghanistan 38th Match T20 World Cup 2022 Highlights
Glenn Maxwell lost partners but stood unbeaten at the end © Associated Press

Glenn Maxwell's quick-fire unbeaten half-century with a outstanding direct hit to Gulbadin Naib run-out and Mitchell Marsh's valuable 45 before Adam Zampa and Josh Hazlewood's each two wickets helped to Australia hard-fought 4-run victory over Afghanistan, despite a Rashid Khan's blitz and move to second place on the points table in Group 1 in a nail-bitter game of the 38th match of a T20 World Cup.

Match Stats :
  • Australia's 4-run win was their joint third smallest victory by terms of runs in T20 internationals, it is their 4th time win by 4-run and It is their narrowest win in a T20 World Cup, previous smallest win by 21-runs against Pakistan at Mohali in the 2016 World Twenty20.
  • Australia's 168 was their third highest score at Adelaide Oval in T20 internationals.
  • 53 : Glenn Maxwell and Marcus Stoinis set up the eighth highest fifth-wicket partnership for Australia in T20 international and the Australia's third highest fifth-wicket stand in a T20 World Cup.
  • Afghanistan's 164 was their fifth highest total in a T20 World Cup.

* Australia's hard-fought narrow win means England will qualify for the T20 World Cup semi-finals if they win on tomorrow against Sri Lanka at Sydney.

Australia scored 168-8 in 20 overs with top scorer by Glenn Maxwell hammered a unbeaten 54 off 32-balls including 6-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 168.75.

Mitchell Marsh blasted a 45 off 30-balls including 3-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 150, David Warner cracked a 28 off 18-balls included 5-fours and Marcus Stoinis hit 25 off 21-balls including 2-sixes.

Afghanistan best bowler by Naveen-ul-Haq picked up 3-wickets for 21-runs in 4-overs, Fazalhaq Farooqi took 2-wickets and one for Rashid Khan - Mujeeb Ur Rahman.

Afghanistan scored 164-7 in 20 overs with top scorer by Rashid Khan hammered a unbeaten 48 off 23-balls including 4-sixes & 3-fours with strike rate of 208.69.

Gulbadin Naib hammered a 39 off 23-balls including 3-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 169.56, Rahmanullah Gurbaz blasted a 30 off 17-balls included 2-sixes & 2-fours with strike-rate of 176.47.

Ibrahim Zadran scored 26 off 33-balls including 2-fours and Darwish Rasooli 15.

Australia best bowler by Adam Zampa and Josh Hazlewood both took 2-wickets and one for Kane Richardson.

Glenn Maxwell named Player of the match for his quick-fire batting performance to smashed a unbeaten 54 off 32-balls including 6-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 168.75 and his outstanding fielding to dismiss Gulbadin Naib.

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