Mohammed Shami claims hat-trick as India eliminate Afghanistan from World Cup; New Zealand clinch a thriller against West Indies

Here are the best photos from Saturday's double-header featuring India, Afghanistan, New Zealand and West Indies.

FirstCricket Staff June 23, 2019 09:55:35 IST
Mohammed Shami claims hat-trick as India eliminate Afghanistan from World Cup; New Zealand clinch a thriller against West Indies
Mohammed Shami claims hattrick as India eliminate Afghanistan from World Cup New Zealand clinch a thriller against West Indies

India speedster Mohammed Shami registered figures of 4/40 as he became the first Indian since Chetan Sharma in 1987 to claim a World Cup hat-trick. India knocked out Afghanistan from the tournament with a 11-run win. AP

Mohammed Shami claims hattrick as India eliminate Afghanistan from World Cup New Zealand clinch a thriller against West Indies

Mujeeb Ur Rahman celebrates after seeing off Rohit Sharma. The opener was dismissed as early as in the fourth over as the Men in Blue got off to a shaky start. Reuters

Mohammed Shami claims hattrick as India eliminate Afghanistan from World Cup New Zealand clinch a thriller against West Indies

India skipper Virat Kohli played a crucial role for his team with a fine knock of 67 runs. Apart from him, Kedar Jadhav also scored a half-century to take India to 224-8. Reuters

Mohammed Shami claims hattrick as India eliminate Afghanistan from World Cup New Zealand clinch a thriller against West Indies

Mohammad Nabi was Afghanistan's top-scorer with 52 runs. AP

Mohammed Shami claims hattrick as India eliminate Afghanistan from World Cup New Zealand clinch a thriller against West Indies

India captain Virat Kohli leads some of his members as they celebrated a thrilling win which officially ended Afghanistan's hopes of proggressing to the semi-finals. AP

Mohammed Shami claims hattrick as India eliminate Afghanistan from World Cup New Zealand clinch a thriller against West Indies

In the day's second match in Old Trafford, Kane Williamson played a captain's knock of 1548 to guide New Zealand to 291-8 against West Indies. The Kiwis eventually went onto win by five runs. AP

Mohammed Shami claims hattrick as India eliminate Afghanistan from World Cup New Zealand clinch a thriller against West Indies

Sheldon Cottrell is seen celebrating in his iconic 'salute' style after dismissing Colin Munro. Cottrell finished with a spell of 4/56. AP

Mohammed Shami claims hattrick as India eliminate Afghanistan from World Cup New Zealand clinch a thriller against West Indies

Trent Boult celebrates Ashley Nurse's dismissal as West Indies were six down following this. Boult's figures read 4/30 after the game. AP

Mohammed Shami claims hattrick as India eliminate Afghanistan from World Cup New Zealand clinch a thriller against West Indies

Carlos Brathwaite celebrates after scoring a century against the Kiwis. However, his celebration was short-lived as James Neesham dismissed him in the last ball of the match to suffer a five-run loss. AP

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