Afghanistan had a depressing outing towards hosts England in Manchester on June 18.

Afghanistan team
Afghanistan crew. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

Afghanistan had come to ICC World Cup 2019 with a whole lot of goodwill and hope however because the event has progressed, the facet has solely plummeted. One of many cricketing world’s youngest entrants who’re enjoying in simply their second World Cup, Afghanistan did not encourage in any of the video games they’ve performed up to now. On Tuesday, Gulbadin Naib’s crew was staring right down to one more huge defeat towards England after the hosts put up a mountain of 397 runs for them to chase.

Afghanistan had received the qualifying event in Zimbabwe final yr defeating the West Indies within the closing to succeed in the World Cup. Their rise over the previous few years has been phenomenal. Nevertheless, some off the bottom controversies appear to have hit the crew’s focus and the newest is the involvement of some members of the squad in an altercation at a restaurant in Manchester on the eve of the crew’s recreation towards England. The scenario received so dangerous that the police needed to be referred to as to settle issues down.

Afghan gamers objected to their filming

In accordance with a report in BBC, the Afghanistan gamers objected to some fan filming them and Higher Manchester Police confirmed that officers reached Akbar’s restaurant near midnight native time. No arrests had been made and investigations are being carried out.

Just a few days in the past, Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik was seen alongside along with his spouse Sania Mirza and another Pakistan squad members at a sheesha place in London and it was being circulated that the gamers had been awake late into the evening after they had a giant match towards India the subsequent day.

It was later clarified each by the Pakistan Cricket Board and Malik that the photograph was taken on June 13 and never June 15 which was on the eve of the marquee conflict. Nevertheless, the followers had been in no temper to spare the gamers after they had been outsmarted by India at Previous Trafford on Sunday.

Coming again to Afghanistan, they’ve already made the headlines on this event for a fallacious purpose. Mohammad Shahzad, their highest scorer, was dropped from the squad on grounds of knee harm though the participant himself mentioned that he was match to play, therefore resulting in an argument that didn’t mirror effectively on the crew.