Nicholas Pooran batting for West Indies

Pooran Powers West Indies to Record-Breaking Victory Against Afghanistan

The West Indies started their T20 World Cup with a bang, completely outplaying Afghanistan! Nicholas Pooran was the star of the show, hitting the ball so hard it left everyone speechless.

Pooran’s Over of Madness!

Early on in the West Indies innings, Pooran went crazy! The Afghan bowler, Azmatullah Omarzai, just couldn’t get him out. Pooran hit a big six off the first ball, which wasn’t even a good delivery. Things got even worse for Omarzai when he bowled a no-ball and then threw the ball way over the wicketkeeper’s head! To make matters worse, another ball hit Pooran’s leg and ran away for four runs.

Sixes Rain Down!

Even though Omarzai could have bowled again for free, Pooran wasn’t interested in freebies. He smashed the next four balls for boundaries – one four and two big sixes! In total, Pooran scored a mind-blowing 36 runs off that one over! This tied the record for the most runs ever scored in a single over in a T20 match.

Record After Record!

Pooran’s hot batting continued throughout the game. He later hit a bunch of sixes off another great bowler, Rashid Khan. This broke the record for the most sixes ever hit by a West Indian batsman in T20 cricket! Pooran also joined a special club of batters with over 500 sixes in their T20 career!

West Indies Win Big!

The rest of the West Indies batsmen also played well, with scores from Johnson Charles, Shai Hope, and Rovman Powell. They ended up with a massive total of 218 runs! Afghanistan just couldn’t handle the pressure and were bowled out for only 114 runs. The West Indies won the match by a huge margin of 104 runs!

What This Means?

This win is a great start for the West Indies in the World Cup. It shows that they can hit the ball really hard and bowl well too. For Afghanistan, this is a disappointing loss. They need to improve their bowling and fielding if they want to win matches in the tournament. The upcoming matches will be exciting to watch as the West Indies look to keep winning and Afghanistan tries to bounce back!

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