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South Africa registered an agreeable victory

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Their expectations of a semi-last billet.

Leg spinner Imran Tahir took 4-29 as he designed an Afghani breakdown following a 75-minute downpour break as they were expelled for 125. Chris Morris contributed with figures of 3-13 and Andile Phehlukwayo took two wickets for 18.

The South Africans at that point set about the somewhat balanced focus of 127 from 48 overs in wary design, achieving 131-1 with 19 overs to save.

Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock set up together a 104-run opening wicket association before De Kock was expelled for 68. (Reuters, Cardiff)

Afghanistan hard and fast for 125

Imran Tahir’s four for 29 and right-arm brisk Chris Morris’ three for 13 helped South Africa group Afghanistan out for a small 125 in simply 34.1 overs at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff today.

The match among Afghanistan and South Africa was by and by stopped because of a downpour at 3:30 pm neighbourhood time (8:30 pm Bangladesh time). The match at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff has been decreased to 48 overs a side. The game is booked to continue at 4:35 pm neighbourhood time (9:35 pm Bangladesh time).

Afghanistan was on 69 for the loss of two wickets at the end of 20 overs before the rain

started for the second time in Cardiff.

Noor Ali Zadran                32 (57b)

Hashmatullah Shahidi       8 (18b)

Chris Morris                      5-1-13-1

Andile Phehlukwayo          5-0-13-0

Battling South Africa limited Afghanistan to 65 for two after 17 overs in their must-win World Cup coordinate in Cardiff on Saturday.

Faf du Plessis’ side have persevered through a torrid crusade up until this point, losing their initial three matches and afterwards getting one point from a downpour demolished match against the West Indies.

Just Afghanistan, with three thrashings in three recreations, are underneath them in the 10-group table

Prior, unfancied Afghanistan made a splendid begin, achieving 33 without misfortune when downpour incidentally halted play in the 6th over, with Hazratullah Zazai and Noor Ali Zadran both unbeaten on 16.

After the resumption, Zazai was the first to go, gotten by Rassie van der Dussen for 22 off the bowling of paceman Kagiso Rabada before Chris Morris caught Rahmat Shah in front when he was on six.

South Africa, who were unaltered, won the hurl and bowled.

Afghanistan rolled out one improvement, getting previous commander Asghar Afghan instead of Najibullah Zadran.

“Pursuing when there is downpour around by and large gives you a superior sign of what to do,” said Du Plessis. (AFP, Reuters)

Play continues after brief break because of downpour

The match among Afghanistan and South Africa continues following a 25-minute postponement because of downpour in Cardiff.

Match postponed because of rain

Afghanistan scored 33 keeps running without losing any wickets in 5.5 overs before downpour stopped the game at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff.

South Africa select to bowl against Afghanistan

South Africa have won the hurl and chosen to bowl first against Afghanistan at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff today.

The different sides have never met in ODI. South Africa are yet to enlist a triumph in this version of World Cup as Faf du Plessis’ men lost their initial three matches and their last game against West Indies was likewise washed out because of a downpour. With only one point from four matches, South Africa will be urgently searching for a success today on the off chance that they are to

get any opportunity of advancing to the elimination round.

Afghanistan has likewise lost all the three amusements that they have played so far in the competition.

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