Skipper Eoin Morgan stars with brutal ton in Old Trafford as hosts England thrash Afghanistan in World Cup

Here are the best photos from England's 150-run win over Afghanistan in their ICC Cricket World Cup at Old Trafford.

FirstCricket Staff, Jun 19, 2019 15:08:12 IST
Skipper Eoin Morgan stars with brutal ton in Old Trafford as hosts England thrash Afghanistan in World Cup

England skipper Eoin Morgan celebrates after scoring a century during their ICC Cricket World Cup clash against Afghanistan. The hosts put up a mammoth total of 397-6, and comfortably defended that as they beat the minnows by 150 runs. AP

After losing James Vince for 26, Jonny Bairstow (in pic) played a knock of 90 runs before being dismissedby the captain Mohammad Naib. AP

After losing James Vince for 26, Jonny Bairstow (in pic) played a knock of 90 runs before being dismissedby the captain Gulbadin Naib. AP

Afghanistan skipper Gulbadin Naib celebrates after dismissing Jonny Bairstow. AP

Afghanistan skipper Gulbadin Naib celebrates after dismissing Jonny Bairstow. He finished with figures of 3-68. AP

Just like Bairstow, Joe Root missed out on a century. But his knock of 88 was equally important as the hosts cruised to a massive total of 397. AP

Just like Bairstow, Joe Root missed out on a century. But his knock of 88 was equally important as the hosts cruised to a massive total of 397. AP

Afghanistan's Noor Ali Zadran is clean bowled as the bails are seen flying away. Jofra Archer removed the 30-year-old for a duck in the second over of the run-chase. AFP

Afghanistan's Noor Ali Zadran is clean bowled as the bails are seen flying away. Jofra Archer removed the 30-year-old for a duck in the second over of the run-chase. AFP

Afghanistan's Hashmatullah Shahidi (Left ) and Asgar Afghan built a 94-run stand for the fourth wicket. AP

Afghanistan's Hashmatullah Shahidi (Left ) and Asgar Afghan built a 94-run stand for the fourth wicket. AP

England's Jofra Archer reacts after dismissing Hashmatullah Shahidi for 76 runs. AP

England's Jofra Archer reacts after dismissing Hashmatullah Shahidi for 76 runs. AP

A disappointed Hashmatullah Shahidi walks back to the pavilion after being dismissed. AP

A disappointed Hashmatullah Shahidi walks back to the pavilion after being dismissed. AP

Jofra Acher and Dawlat Zadran shake hands as England beat Afghanistan by 150 runs. The Afghans remained winless in the tournament after five matches. AP

Jofra Acher and Dawlat Zadran shake hands as England beat Afghanistan by 150 runs. The Afghans remained winless in the tournament after five matches. AP

 

 

 

 

Updated Date: Jun 19, 2019 15:08:12 IST


World Cup 2019 Points Table

Team p w l nr pts
India 9 7 1 1 15
Australia 9 7 2 0 14
England 9 6 3 0 12
New Zealand 9 5 3 1 11
Pakistan 9 5 3 1 11
Sri Lanka 9 3 4 2 8
South Africa 9 3 5 1 7
Bangladesh 9 3 5 1 7
West Indies 9 2 6 1 5
Afghanistan 9 0 9 0 0





Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
6 Sri Lanka 3462 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6420 123
2 India 6807 122
3 New Zealand 4763 113
4 Australia 5470 112
5 South Africa 5193 110
6 Pakistan 4756 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
6 New Zealand 4056 254