Afghanistan

Samiullah Shenwari held firm, scoring 96 off 147 balls to steer Afghanistan to a tense win over Scotland - their first in World Cups
Samiullah Shenwari held firm, scoring 96 off 147 balls to steer Afghanistan to a tense win over Scotland - their first in World Cups © ICC
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Flag-waving, bike-riding Afghanis enjoy their team's maiden World Cup win
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Fans celebrate Afghanistan's World Cup win over Scotland
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The Afghanistan flag is aloft after their maiden World Cup win
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Afghanistan fans soak in their historic win
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Samiullah Shenwari struck three sixes in the 47th over to change the game
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Hamid Hassan remained unbeaten on 15 from 39 deliveries
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Country Fixtures Country Results
26th Match, Pool A: Australia v Afghanistan at Perth
Mar 4, 2015 (14:30 local | 06:30 GMT | 01:30 EST | 00:30 CST | 22:30 PST -1d)
31st Match, Pool A: New Zealand v Afghanistan at Napier
Mar 8, 2015 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT -1d | 17:00 EST -1d | 16:00 CST -1d | 14:00 PST -1d)
38th Match, Pool A: Afghanistan v England at Sydney
Mar 13, 2015 (14:30 local | 03:30 GMT | 23:30 EDT -1d | 22:30 CDT -1d | 20:30 PDT -1d)
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