England has defeated Afghanistan by 15 runs in World T-20 group 1 match, which was played at the Feroz Shah Kotla Cricket Stadium here today. England player MM Ali was given player of the match on his best performance in the match.
In addition England has won the toss and elected to bat against Afghanistan. MM Ali has scored 41 unbeatable, whereas JM Vince, DJ Willey entered in double figure. England has set 143/7 run winning target for Afghanistan in limited 20 overs. Whereas, Muhammad Nabi, Rashid Khan has taken 2 wickets each and Amir Hamza, Samiullah Shenwari took 1 wicket each.
However in pursuing for target Afghanistan team has scored 127 after losing 9 wickets in 20 overs. Shafiqullah has scored unbeaten 35 off 20 balls, whereas no any player has entered in double figures except Samiullah Shenwari who scored 22. Beside this DJ Willey, AU Rashid has taken 2 wickets each, whereas CJ Jordan, MM Ali, Ben Stokes took 1 wickets each.
With this England has played 3 matches and had won 2, whereas Afghanistan also played 3 matches but did not win any match.