Shai Hope, Carlos Brathwaite script hard-fought victory for West Indies as Afghanistan end disappointing World Cup without win

Here are the best photos from West Indies' 23-run win over Afghanistan in their Cricket World Cup encounter.

FirstCricket Staff July 05, 2019 15:10:36 IST
West Indies' Shai Hope was the best pick among the Caribbean batsmen as he top-scored with 77 in their 23-run win over Afghanistan during their World Cup clash against Afghanistan in Leeds on Thursday. AP
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West Indies' Shai Hope was the best pick among the Caribbean batsmen as he top-scored with 77 in their 23-run win over Afghanistan during their World Cup clash against Afghanistan in Leeds on Thursday. AP
Swashbuckling West Indies batsman Chris Gayle had a forgettable outing in what was his last-ever World Cup clash. The veteran was dismissed for seven off Dawlat Zadran's delivery. AP
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Swashbuckling West Indies batsman Chris Gayle had a forgettable outing in what was his last-ever World Cup clash. The veteran was dismissed for seven off Dawlat Zadran's delivery. AP
Afghanistan's Dawlat Zadran celebrates the dismissal of Windies' Shimron Hetmyer. Zadran finished with figures of 2-73 from nine overs. AP
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Afghanistan's Dawlat Zadran celebrates the dismissal of Windies' Shimron Hetmyer. Zadran finished with figures of 2-73 from nine overs. AP
Nicholas Pooran impressed again for West Indies with his knock of 58 off 43 balls. AP
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Nicholas Pooran impressed again for West Indies with his knock of 58 off 43 balls. AP
Afghanistan's Ikram Ali impressed in the team's last match with his 93-ball of 86 runs. He broke Sachin Tendulkar's record of registering the highest score in a Cricket World Cup by an 18-year-old. AP
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Afghanistan's Ikram Ali impressed in the team's last match with his 93-ball of 86 runs. He broke Sachin Tendulkar's record of registering the highest score in a Cricket World Cup by an 18-year-old. AP
West Indies players celebrate their victory over Afghanistan. For the Afghans, it was a forgettable campaign after they finished winless after nine matches. AP
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West Indies players celebrate their victory over Afghanistan. For the Afghans, it was a forgettable campaign after they finished winless after nine matches. AP