Afghanistan’s performance in the 2022 T20 World Cup was very disappointing. The team faced a defeat by five wickets at the hands of England in their first game. At the same time, the following two games were canceled due to rain. The Afghanistan team went to play their fourth match against Sri Lanka in this event today and after losing they were also out of contention for the semi-finals. Ahead of the match, the ICC shared a video in which Afghan team bowling coach Umar Gul and other team players were seen enjoying themselves.
In this reel shared by the ICC, former Pakistani bowler Umar Gul and Afghan players are seen saying “hey” in the video. Everyone is wearing glasses and after saying “hey” they turn to their side. This series ends after the last player has obtained the number. This video is seen during a photo shoot. In the video, some Afghan players are seen doing photo ops behind.
Afghanistan is out of contention for the semi-finals
Afghanistan is part of group 1 in this mega tournament of T20 and currently this team occupies the sixth position of its group. Afghanistan have two points after four games. After losing their opener to England, Afghanistan’s next two matches were canceled without a hitch due to rain. While in the fourth game, the team was beaten by Sri Lanka by 6 wickets.
After the loss to Sri Lanka, the Afghan team’s hopes of qualifying for the semi-finals of this event came to an end. Afghanistan will play their last game of the tournament on November 4 against Australia at Adelaide.