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Afghanistan have crossed swords with hosts Sri Lanka within the 3rd and ultimate ODI tournament on the Pallekelle World Cricket Stadium. Opting to bat first, Afghanistan posted a mammoth 313 runs at the board, all due to Ibrahim Zadran who blasted a century.
The 20-year-old made his debut for Afghanistan throughout the entire codecs in 2019 however used to be not able to cement his spot within the setup. The younger sensation already has 433 runs in 8 ODIs, averaging at 61.85 with the willow, and is at all times looking out to transform his fifty-plus ratings to a century.
Ibrahim now has 3 masses to his title in his closing 5 outings within the 50-over layout. The flowery right-hander’s herbal place is to open the innings within the batting line-up for the perimeters he has represented. Regardless of being uncooked and having but to play within the world ICC occasions, the batter has the consistency that might assist him cement his spot within the nationwide setup.
He earned the call-up from Afghanistan nationwide group for the three-match ODI sequence towards the Lankan Lions after the facet sought after to experiment with the highest order of the batting line-up. Ibrahim has indubitably, risen to the instance for his group along with his blistering knocks within the ODIs.
A blockbuster sequence for Ibrahim Zadran
Proper from the very starting of the sequence, the opener scored a century (106 runs) that no longer handiest powered them to a win but in addition helped them immensely in incomes a place within the 2023 ODI Global Cup. He stored his most sensible shape which used to be noticed within the 3rd and ultimate ODI as he scored 162 runs off simply 138 balls that propelled the facet to attain past 300 runs of their 50 overs.
Ibrahim finished his century within the thirty ninth over after which smashed 60 runs off his subsequent 38 balls towards the Lankan bowling unit. The rating of 162 runs helped him damage the document of Mohammad Shahzad’s unbeaten 131 towards Zimbabwe in 2015. He now sits on most sensible of the desk with that vast rating within the record of absolute best runs scored through an Afghanistan participant in an innings in ODIs. Surely, the nationwide group will glance to make use of his products and services in different bilateral sequence subsequent 12 months.