T20 WC: Pooran shines as WI pummel Afghanistan - Qoneqt
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    Rajesh AK in News

    18 Jun 10:30 AM


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    T20 WC: Pooran shines as WI pummel Afghanistan

    West Indies left-hander Nicholas Pooran combined elegance with power to score 98 with eight sixes on Monday and propel his team to a 104-run win over Afghanistan in the final first-round match of the Twenty20 World Cup at Gros Islet in St Lucia. Pooran was run out by a direct hit on the stumps by Azmatullah Omarzai attempting a second run in the final over as West Indies amassed 218 for five, the highest score of the competition.