AFG vs SA: 21-year-old Afghan batsman dominates World Cup 2023, breaks Brian Lara's big record; Virat Kohli also left behind
AFG vs SA: Afghanistan is clashing with South Africa in the ICC World Cup 2023. Afghanistan won the toss and decided to bat first. The team's young batsman Ibrahim Zadran has shattered Brian Lara's big record. Ibrahim has left even Virat Kohli behind. In the World Cup 2023, Afghanistan's opening batsman scored 376 runs in 9 matches.
Afghanistan's young batsman Ibrahim Zadran wowed the crowd with his batting in the World Cup 2023. Due to his brilliant batting, Ibrahim played an important role in many memorable victories for Afghanistan. However, even though Ibrahim was out after scoring just 15 runs in the match being played against South Africa in Ahmedabad, he has broken Brian Lara's 31-year-old record.
Ibrahim Zadran scored 376 runs in a total of 9 matches played in the World Cup 2023. During this, he also scored his first century of the ODI World Cup and played an unbeaten inning of 129 runs against Australia. 21-year-old Ibrahim has come second in the list of batsmen who have scored the most runs before the age of 23 in the ODI World Cup.
He has left Brian Lara behind. Lara had scored 333 runs in the year 1992. At the same time, Virat Kohli had scored 282 runs in one World Cup season before the age of 23. The name of Sachin Tendulkar is on the top in this list, who scored 523 runs in the 1996 World Cup.
This World Cup was very memorable with the bat for Afghanistan as well as Ibrahim Zadran. Ibrahim became the first batsman to score a century for Afghanistan in the ODI World Cup. Along with this, in the memorable victory against Pakistan, Zadran batted brilliantly and played a brilliant inning of 87 runs. At the same time, together with Gurbaz, he was successful in giving a strong start to the team in almost every match.