Four T20 World Cup matches with widest margin wins


Four T20 World Cup matches with widest margin wins

SHARJAH: Afghanistan thrashed Scotland by 130 runs in a Super 12s match on the Twenty20 World Cup on Monday.

AFP Sport takes a take a look at the 4 largest wins (by runs) within the match for the reason that first version in 2007:

172, Sri Lanka v Kenya, 2007

Sanath Jayasuriya smashed 88 off 44 balls as Sri Lanka posted a mammoth 260 for six after being invited to bat first in Johannesburg.

Skipper Mahela Jayawardene additionally contributed with a 27-ball 65.

Kenya have been by no means within the chase as they crawled to 88 for 9 in 19.3 overs with Thomas Odoyo absent harm.

Pace bowlers Chaminda Vaas, Lasith Malinga and off-spinner Tillakaratne Dilshan took two wickets every.

130, South Africa v Scotland, 2009

An unbeaten 79 by batting famous person AB de Villiers steered South Africa to 211 for 5 in a gaggle encounter on the Oval.

Skipper Graeme Smith (38) and Jacques Kallis (48) laid a stable basis with their opening stand of 87.

Bowlers led by speedster Dale Steyn then mixed to roll Scotland over for 81 in 15.4 overs.

130, Afghanistan v Scotland, 2021

Hazratullah Zazai (44) and Najibullah Zadran (59) smashed six sixes between them to pummel the Scotland assault and information the group to 190 for 4 in 20 overs.

Spinners Mujeeb Ur Rahman (5-20) and Rashid Khan (4-9) shared 9 wickets between them to bowl the Scots out for 60 in 10.2 overs handy a bruising introduction to the minnows within the Super 12 stage.

116, England v Afghanistan, 2012

Luke Wright´s unbeaten 99 fired England to 196 for 5 as they took aside the Afghan bowlers.

Izatullah Dawlatzai took two wickets however went for 56 runs in his three overs.

Pace bowler Stuart Broad returned figures of 2-10 as England skittled out Afghanistan for 80 in 17.2 overs. 

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