Mohammed Shami’s cap trap denied Afghanistan a noteworthy and stun World Cup triumph over India in Southampton.

India looked in risk of losing when Afghanistan struck a limit off the principal chunk of the last over to move to inside 12 keeps running of triumph.

In any case, Shami had Mohammad Nabi gotten on the limit for 52 preceding annihilating the stumps of numbers 10 and 11 with singing yorkers.

Destruction takes out Afghanistan, while India move above England into third.

India had before posted 224-8, with Virat Kohli top-scoring with 67 on a moderate pitch.

Afghanistan, who had never beaten India and whose solitary past World Cup win was against Scotland in 2015, gamely worked their way towards triumph yet were vigorously dependent on Nabi after a center request wobble saw them tumble from 106-2 to 166-6.

Nabi effectively toppled a lbw choice in the 48th over and figured out how to agree with his position to inside two blows of triumph before Shami’s exciting mediation.

“You can perceive what it has intended to the Indian players,” said previous England chief Alec Stewart on Test Match Special.

“They were chances on favourites by a country mile. Going into the last over we didn’t know who was going to win.


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