World Cup 2019 practice matches have been released since last Friday. Today, Pakistan’s second practice match is to be held in Bangladesh. Before that Pakistan has lost their first practice match. The Pakistan team had been lost the match by 3 wickets subjected to a major reverse by Afghanistan. Afghanistan has won the match, as well as has challenged all the other teams. And it is being told that all teams need to be cautious from Afghanistan.
In this match, Pakistan’s team made 262 in 47.5 overs. In reply, Afghanistan scored 263 for 7 in the fourth ball of the last over and won the match. Pakistan decided to bat first before winning the toss. Fakar Zaman and Imam ul Haq shared 47 runs for the first wicket. Then again Babar Azam scored a magnificent century with a durable inning. He scored 112 runs. Besides, Shoaib Malik also played a valuable inning of 44 runs. Thus the team scored 262 runs. On behalf of Afghanistan, Mohammed Nabi took a maximum of 3 wickets.
Chasing the target, Hazaratullah Jajai and Mohammad Shahzad added 80 runs for Afghanistan and gave the team a fantastic start. After this, Hashmatullah Shahidi scored a match-winning 74 not out. Mohammed Nabi also scored 34 runs and the team won the match by losing 7 wickets on the fourth ball of 50th over. Wahab Riaz got three wickets from Pakistan.
In the second match of the day, the Sri Lankan team won the toss and invited South Africa to bat. In the match, South Africa won a big win from the 87-run margin in Sri Lanka. South Africa scored a brilliant 338 for 7 wickets, in response Sri Lanka could only manage 251 runs and get all out. Hashim Amla scored 65 and Faf du Plessis scored 88. Later all the other batsmen contributed to the team’s total score of 338 runs at 7 wickets. Suranga Lakmal and Nuwan Pradeep got 2-2 wickets for Sri Lanka.
Chasing the target, Dimuth Karunaratne 87 and Angelo Mathews contributed 64 runs for Sri Lanka, but some other batsmen failed to survive on the crease and the whole team was all out with 251 runs in 42.3 overs.
In the practice match played on Saturday, New Zealand beat India by 6 wickets. India made 179 first and finished all out. After chasing the target, New Zealand won the target by losing 4 wickets and won the match. There is no other batsman played better except Jadeja from India. At the same time, Williamson and Ross Taylor won the match by playing a half-century in favor of New Zealand.