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World Cup 2019, England vs Afghanistan: As it happened

After posting back-to-back victories, Eoin Morgan-led England will aim to continue their winning momentum when they lock horns with Afghanistan in the 24th match of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup 2019 at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground on Tuesday.

World Cup 2019, England vs Afghanistan: As it happened

Skipper Eoin Morgan smashed a magnificent knock of 148 runs while Jonny Bairstow (90) and Joe Root (88) also shone with the bat as England thrashed Afghanistan by 150 runs in the 24th match of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup 2019 at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground on Tuesday.

Here are the highlights:

# England thrash Afghanistan by 150 runs. Afghanistan 247/8 (50 overs)

# Seven runs off the last over from Wood, including a boundary from Rashid on the fourth ball. Afghanistan require 152 runs from six balls. Afghanistan 246/7 (49 overs)

# Afghanistan 239/7 (48 overs) 

# WICKET! Najibullah Zadran was clean bowled by Mark Wood on the second delivery of the 47th over. Afghanistan 235/7 (47 overs)

# Rashid Khan is the new batsman in!

# WICKET! Hashmatullah Shahidi falls for 76 after being clean bowled by Jofra Archer on the fifth delivery of the 46th over. Afghanistan 234/6 (45.4 overs)

# Afghanistan 222/5 (44 overs)

# WICKET! Mohammad Nabi smashed the fourth delivery of the 43rd over from Rashi into the sky, only to see Ben Stokes taking a good catch in the deep.Afghanistan 210/5 (42.4 overs)

# Mohammad Nabi is the new batsman in!

# WICKET! Asghar Afghan (44) fell six runs short of a fifty after being caught by Joe Root at slip on the fifth delivery of the 41st over. Afghanistan 204/4 (41 overs)

# Afghanistan 196/3 (40 overs)

# Hashmatullah Shahidi continues to stand strong at 62 while Asghar Afghan (42) is nearing his half-century as Afghanistan reach 194 for the loss of just three wickets. Afghanistan 194/3 (39 overs)

# Good over from Chris Woakes, giving away just three runs to Afghanistan. The Gulbadin Naib-led side need 210 runs required from 12 overs. Afghanistan 188/3 (38 overs)

# Five runs off the last over from Adil Rashid. Asghar smashed the second delivery of the 33rd over hard to deep backward square leg for four runs. Afghanistan 185/3 (37 overs)

# Afghanistan 180/3 (36 overs)

# FIFTY! Hashmatullah has brought up a half-century off 52 balls. He achieved the feat by pulling back four runs off the last delivery of the over from Adil Rashid. Afghanistan 172/3 (35 overs)

# Asghar cracked the third delivery of the 34th over past mid-on for four runs. Afghanistan now need 238 runs from 16 overs. Afghanistan 160/3 (34 overs)

# Afghanistan have added another 13 runs off the last over, 12 runs off it through sixes. Naib's side now need 245 runs from 17 overs. Afghanistan 153/3 (33 overs)

# A quite expensive over from Wood, conceding 14 runs to Afghanistan. Hashmatullah clipped the first delivery off his hip to the fine leg boundary before he smacked the fifth ball  over the long-on for another four. Afghanistan 140/3 (32 overs)

Afghanistan 126/3 (31 overs)

# Another good over from Mark Wood as he gave away just three runs to the Afghanistan batsmen. The Gulbadin Naib-led side now need 273 runs from 20 overs. Afghanistan 125/3 (30 overs)

# 12 runs off the last over from Adil Rashid.  Asghar Afghan skipped down the ground and muscled a leg-side loft over long on on the third delivery for a maximum before he pulled back a fine-leg boundary on the last delivery. Afghanistan 122/3 (29 overs)

# A good last over from Mark Wood, giving away just two runs to Afghanistan. Hashmatullah Shahidi and Asghar Afghan are currently batting at the crease at their respective scores of 22 and 2. Afghanistan 110/3 (28 overs)

# Just three runs off the last over from Rashid. Afghanistan now need 290 runs from 23 overs. Afghanistan 108/3 (27 overs) 

# Afghanistan 105/3 (26 overs)

# WICKET! Rahmat Shah was caught by Jonny Bairstow at deep midwicket on the fifth delivery of 25th over from Adil Rashid. The Afghanistan batsman falls for 46. Afghanistan 104/3 (24.5 overs)

Rahmat Shah (44) and Hashmatullah Shahidi (16) continue to stand strong at the crease and have guided Afghanistan past century mark. The Gulbadin Naib side now need 298 runs from 27 overs. Afghanistan 100/2 (23 overs)

# Just four singles off the last over from Ben Stokes. Afghanistan are nearing the 100-run mark with 28 overs remaining in hand. Afghanistan 98/2 (22 overs)

# Afghanistan 94/2 (21 overs)

# Ben Stokes came to bowl the last over and he conceded just three runs to Afghanistan. Rahmat Shah and Hashmatullah Shahidi continue to stand strong at the crease at their respective scores of 34 and 12. Afghanistan 86/2  (20 overs)

# Rahmat Shah pulled back four runs on the second delivery of the 19th over from Moeen Ali. Afghanistan 83/2 (19 overs)

# Three runs off the last over. Afganistan now need 320 runs from 32 overs. Afghanistan 78/2 (18 overs)

# Afghanistan 75/2 (17 overs)

# A maiden over from Mark Wood. Hashmatullah Shahidi (8) and Rahmat Shah (18) are currently batting at the crease. Afghanistan 66/2 (16 overs)

# Moeen Ali came to bowl the last over and he gave away just four runs. Afghanistan now need 332 runs required from 35 overs. Afghanistan 66/2 (15 overs)

# Five runs off the last over from Wood. Shahidi got the edge on the third delivery and the ball flew between slip and gully for four runs. Afghanistan  62/2 (14 overs)

# Afghanistan 57/2 (13 overs)

# Hashmatullah Shahidi is the news batsman in!

# WICKET! Gulbadin Naib was caught by Jos Buttler behind the wicket on the fifth delivery of the 12th over from Mark Wood. Afghanistan 53/2 (11.5 overs)

# Gulbadin and Rahmat continue to remain steady at the crease at their respective scores of 36 and 10 as Afghanistan now need 350 runs from 40 overs. Afghanistan 48/1 (10 overs)

# Nine runs off the last over from Woakes. Gulbadin flicked the second delivery of the ninth over through backward square leg for four runs before he whacked the fourth delivery over point for another boundary. Afghanistan 44/1 (9 overs)

# Good over from Archer. Gulbadin tucked a short of a length delivery off the hip to add one run. Afghanistan need 363 more runs from 42 overs. Afghanistan 35/1 (8 overs)

# Afghanistan 34/1 (7 overs)

# A quite expensive last over from Archer as he gave away 15 runs to Afghanistan. Archer was smashed by Afghanistan skipper Gulbadin for two boundaries and a six on successive deliveries. Afghanistan 28/1 (6 overs)

# Rahmat Shah crunched the first delivery of the fifth over through point for Afghanistan's first boundary. Afghanistan 13/1 (5 overs)

# Three runs off the last over from Archer. The England bowlers continue to put pressure on Afghanistan by avoiding conceding easy runs to them. Afghanistan 9/1  (4 overs) 

# Another good over from Woakes as he conceded just two runs. Rahmat Shah got off the mark by flicking the third delivery down into the off side for a single. Afghanistan 6/1 (3 overs)

# Rahmat Shah is the new batsman in! 

# WICKET! Jofra Archer came to bowl the first over and he gave an early breakthrough to England by removing Noor Ali Zadran for a duck. The Afghanistan opener was clean bowled by Archer on the second delivery of the second over. Afghanistan 4/1 (2 overs)

# A brilliant first over from Woakes, who gave away just a single to Afghanistan via wide. Zadran and Naib are yet to open their account. Afghanistan 1/1 (1 overs)

# Noor Ali Zadran and Gulbadin Naib to begin the chase for Afghanistan. Chris Woakes will open the proceedings for England. 

# Innings Break!

# England post huge 398-run target for Afghanistan. England 397 (50 overs)

# England 378/5 (49 overs)

# Ben Stokes and Moeen Ali are currently batting at the crease!

# WICKET! Buttler (2) was caught by Mohammad Nabi at mid-off on the fourth delivery of the 48th over from Dawlat Zadran. England 362/4 (47.4 over)

# Ben Stokes is the new batsman in!

# WICKET! Gulbadin Naib struck twice to remove Eoin Morgan (148) and Root (88). The England skipper was caught by Rahmat Shah at long-on,  while Root was taken by Rahmat at long-off. England 359/4 (47 overs)

# A very expensive over from 21 runs off the last over, including three sixes. Root slugged a length ball on the first delivery over long-on for six runs. Subsequently, Morgan nailed the fourth delivery to the slog sweep before the England skipper cleared the last delivery towards long-off for six runs. England 323/2 (45 overs)

# England 302/2 (44 overs)

# 21 runs off the last over, including three sixes. Morgan has brought up the fourth-fastest World Cup century off just 57 balls. He reached the mark by notching up six runs off the last ball. England 293/2 (43 overs)

# England 272/2 (42 overs) 

# Runs are flowing in at a good pace for England as they added another 14 runs in the last over. Mohammad Nabi was smashed by the England skipper for two back-to-back deliveries on the second and the third deliveries. England 269/2 (41 overs)

# 14 runs off the last over, including a six and a boundary by Eoin Morgan off Mujeeb Ur Rahman's deliveries. England 269/2 (40 overs)

# England 241/2 (39 overs) 

# England have added just four runs in the last over. Morgan (48) is nearing his half-century while Root is comfortably standing at 64. England 232/2 (38 overs)

# 11 runs off the last over. Root smashed the fourth delivery of the 37th over. Joe Root (63) and Eoin Morgan (45) continue to stand strong at the crease. England 228/2 (37 overs)

# Rashid Khan bowled a quite expensive over, conceding 18 runs to England. The Afghanistan bowler was smashed by Morgan for a four and six runs, respectively on the second and third delivery before the England skipper belted the last delivery into the crowd again. England 217/2 (36 overs)

# England 199/2 (35 overs)

# Rashid Khan came to bowl the last over and he conceded seven runs off the last over. Joe Root (51) and Eoin Morgan (25) continue to stand strong at the crease. England 196/2 (34 overs)

# Six runs off the last over. Joe Root (50) has brought up a half-century off just 54 balls. He reached the mark with a quick single on the first delivery of the 33rd over from Mohammad Nabi. England 189/2 (33 overs)

# A quite expensive last over from Gulbadin Naib as he gave away 15 runs to England. Morgan cracked the second delivery over midwicket for six runs before he smashed the very next delivery high over long-on for another maximum. England 183/2 (32 overs)

# England 168/2 (31 overs)

# Captain Eoin Morgan is the new batsman in!

# WICKET! Gulbadin Naib bagged a big wicket of Bairstow (90). The England opener fell just 10 runs short of an ODI ton after chipping the fifth delivery of the over back to the bowler. England 164/2 (29.5 overs) 

# While Jonny Bairstow (87) continues to stand strong at the crease, Joe Root (42) is nearing his half-century. The Bangladesh bowlers are desperately looking for a wicket now. England 158/1 (28 overs)

# 10 runs off the last over from Mohammad Nabi. Bairstow smeared the fourth delivery straight back down the ground for six runs. England 155/1 (27 overs)

# England 145/1 (26 overs)

#  Bairstow wheeled the fifth delivery of the 25th over away through square to notch up four runs. Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root are currently standing at 74 and 37, respectively. England 139/1 (25 overs)

# A quite expensive over from Rashid Khan, conceding 14 runs to England. Bairstow creamed the second delivery through midwicket for four runs before the England openers sweetly lofted the fourth delivery into the crowd at cow for a maximum. England 132/1 (24 overs)

# England 118/1 (23 overs)

# Gulbadin Naib came to bowl the last over and he gave away three runs to the England openers. The hosts have crossed the 100-run mark. England 112/1 (22 overs)

# Just three runs off the last over. Bairstow (52) and Root (29) continue to remain steady at the crease and have brought up a half-century stand. England 109/1 (21 overs)

# FIFTY! Bairstow has brought up his half-century off just 61 balls. He reached the mark with four runs of the sixth delivery of the 20th over. England 106/1 (20 overs)

# England 98/1 (19 overs)

# Bairstow drilled the second delivery of the 18th over from Naib past the bowler's face with a straight bat for four runs. England 92/1 (18 overs)

# 11 runs off the last over from Rahmat Shah, including a boundary to Joe Root (20) on the second delivery. The Bangladesh bowlers are desperately looking for a wicket now. England 86/1 (17 overs)

# Rahmat Shah comes into the attack!

# Skipper Gulbadin Naib came to bowl the last over and he conceded just three runs to the hosts. England 75/1 (16 overs)

# England have added another four runs off the last over. Bairstow and Root are currently standing at their respective scores of 34 and 10. England 72/1 (15 overs)

# England  68/1 (14 overs)

# Just one run off the last over. Bairstow continues to stand strong at 25 while Joe Root is currently batting at seven. England 60/1 (13 overs)

# Mohammad Nabi came to bowl his first over of the match and he conceded 11 runs to England. Bairstow cleared midwicket with a slog sweep on the second delivery for a boundary before Root cut a short delivery wide outside off to the point for four runs. England 59/1 (12 overs)

# Just two runs off the last over. Root flicked the first delivery of the 11th over towards the midwicket's right for a single, while Bairstow hit the third delivery to short fine's left for one run. England 48/1 (11 overs)

# Joe Root is the new batsman in!

# WICKET! Zadran gave the much-needed breakthrough to Afghanistan by removing Vince for 26. The England opener got a top edge onto his helmet and the ball went straight to Mujeeb at short fine leg. England 44/1 (9.3 overs)

# England 42/0 (9 overs)

# England have added another eight runs in the last over. Vince chipped the second delivery from Zadran over the bowler to notch up four runs. England 40/0 (8 overs)

# Just two runs off the last over. Bairstow and Vince are currently batting at their respective scores of 16 and 15. England 32/0 (7 overs)

# Dawlat Zadra was smashed for by Bairstow and Vince for boundaries. Bairstow got on the front foot and ended up bouncing the first delivery of the sixth over past midwicket for four runs, while Vince beat mid-off to his right on the fourth delivery for a boundary. England 30/0 (6 overs)

# Five runs off the last over from Mujeeb. Bairstow drove the third delivery of the fifth over past mid-off to notch up four runs. England 20/0 (5 overs)

# England 15/0 (4 overs)

# Good over from Mujeeb as he gave away just three runs to the hosts. Bairstow notched up three runs on the last delivery of the third over after the Afghanistan bowlers misfielded at mid-off. England  14/0 (3 overs)

# Zadran conceded seven runs to the England openers, including a boundary. Bairstow hit the first delivery of the second over towards fine leg to got off the mark with a single before vince pulled the very next delivery sweetly to the square leg fence for four runs. England 11/0 (2 overs)

# Dawlat Zadran to share the new ball!

# Four runs off the very first over from Mujeeb.James Vince got off the mark by flicking the second delivery to deep square's left for two runs, while Bairstow is yet to open his account. England 4/0 (1 over)

# James Vince and Jonny Bairstow to open the innings for England. Mujeeb Ur Rahman will begin the proceedings for Afghanistan.

# The two squads have walked down the crease for the national anthems.

# Eoin Morgan is all set to once again lead the England squad after missing the last match against West Indies due to back spasm. 

# Lineups: 

Afghanistan Playing XI: Noor Ali Zadran,  Gulbadin Naib (capt), Rahmat Shah,  Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan, Najibullah Zadran,  Mohammad Nabi, Ikram Alikhil (wk), Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Dawlat Zadran

England Playing XI: Jonny Bairstow,  James Vince,  Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (capt),  Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wk),  Moeen Ali,  Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid,  Jofra Archer, Mark Wood.

# England win the toss, opt to bat first against Afghanistan! 

# The toss is all set to take place in a few minutes.

After posting back-to-back victories, Eoin Morgan-led England will aim to continue their winning momentum when they lock horns with Afghanistan in the 24th match of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup 2019 at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground on Tuesday.

The hosts are coming into the match on the back of crushing 108-run and eight-wicket wins over Bangladesh and West Indies, respectively. They are currently standing at the fourth spot with three wins from four matches.

Afghanistan, on the other hand, have lost all the four games they have played so far in the quadrennial event.

The Gulbadin Naib-led side, who is languishing down to the last spot in the ten-team points table, will look to seal their first win of the mega event.

However, England will be without their star batsman Jason Roy, who has been ruled out due to a hamstring tear.

Skipper Eoin Morgan, who was forced to miss his side's win against the Caribbean side due to back spasm, is expected to lead the squad again.

These are the two squads:

England: Eoin Morgan (c), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (wk), Tom Curran, Liam Dawson, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, James Vince, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.

Afghanistan: Gulbadin Naib (c), Noor Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah (wk), Asghar Afghan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Ikram Ali Khil