ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan Team Schedule
April 26 (CRICKETNMORE) - Afghanistan, the newest sensation in world cricket, will take on world champions Australia in their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 opener in a day/night fixture in Bristol on 1 June, the ICC confirmed on Thursday.
Afghanistan, who were playing in the ICC World Cricket League Division 5 in 2008, made their World Cup debut in Australia and New Zealand in 2015 and next year will be making their second appearance after winning the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe in March.
When the two sides met in the 2015 tournament in Perth, Australia scored 417 for six after David Warner’s 176, Steve Smith’s 95 and Glenn Maxwell’s 88. In turn, Afghanistan were dismissed for 142 with Mitchell Johnson taking four for 22.
Afghanistan Team Schedule in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019