Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah relentless: India player ratings against Afghanistan

Here's a report card of how each player in Virat Kohli's XI fared during their 11-run win at the Rose Bowl in Southampton

Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami top India's report card as we rate individual performances during their Cricket World Cup win against Afghanistan on Saturday.

The title contenders, who previously beat South Africa, Australia and Pakistan in the tournament, struggled with the bat on a slowish pitch and against a doughty Afghan bowling unit at the Rose Bowl in Southampton. Captain Virat Kohli and his men ended up posting a seemingly below-par total of 224-8.

India's other CWC report cards

In response, Afghanistan seemed at one point to be cruising along. But fast bowlers Bumrah and Shami, who is back in the side as a replacement for the injured Bhuvneshwar Kumar, took six wickets between them.

The latter even took a hat-trick off the third, fourth and fifth deliveries of the last over. But it was Bumrah who was deservedly given the man-of-the-match award for making crucial dismissals.

Find out what ratings we have given each of the 11 players by scrolling through the photo gallery above. To move on to the next position, click the arrows on the photo, or if using a mobile device simply swipe.

______________

The Cricket Pod: Has IPL given India the edge

Updated: June 23, 2019 02:51 PM

SHARE

Editor's Picks
NEWSLETTERS
Sign up to:

* Please select one