With 11 points from six games, the Black Caps are sitting pretty at the top of the table and the win against Pakistan will seal their semifinal spot. They won by six wickets with just five balls remaining in what was a thrilling encounter.
During the course of his innings, Babar became the second-fastest to reach 3,000 one-day worldwide runs in front of thousands of fanatical Pakistan fans.
43b, 4x5) also looked good before he was caught by Babar Azam at short cover off Wasim. After that, star batsmen Babar Azam and Mohammad Hafeez stuck around and gave some relief to the team.
He is one of the most lethal batsmen in the side and seeing his performances so far, it is expected that his best is yet to come in the tournament.
The Afghans could not manage to score much in the last five overs but still managed to put up their highest score in the tournament batting first.
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He got his lines right, he was disciplined, he swung the ball and he picked up wickets.
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It could not be ascertained if illegal entrance - and thus oversubscription for seats in the stands - triggered the clashes. Shaheen Afridi was the pick of the bowler in last game where he had figures of 3/28 in 10 overs.
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Rapinoe even joked about it following Friday night's victory, when asked if it had more meaning because this is Pride Month. The athlete said: "I'm motivated by people who like me, who are fighting for the same things".
Shaheen Afridi, dismissed Colin Munro, Ross Taylor and Tom Latham and also bowled three maiden overs.
It's a record 24-year-old Babar, now on 333 at this tournament, may well be eyeing, with two more group matches to come against Afghanistan and Bangladesh. 18-year-old Mujeeb Ur Rahman was the pick of the bowlers, finishing with figures of 3/39 whilst Gulbadin Naib claimed two wickets.
Fans are now hoping that the similarities don't end there, and even that they continue beyond the World Cup.
Pakistan's rally and England's reverses have opened up the tournament but the players will do well to not worry about other results.
After ESPNcricinfo, too, mentioned the "eerie parallels" between Pakistan's 2019 and 1992 World Cup campaigns, twitteratis who had first mocked the idea started admitting that there could be something to it.
He was stuck on 99 when he slashed the ball through deep cover, sending the Pakistan crowd to new heights of insane and embracing Haris, with whom he shared an ultimately decisive 126-run fourth wicket stand.
Afghanistan have gone close in a few of their matches but have failed to make a mark on the 2019 World Cup and are in danger of being eliminated without a point to their name.