AFG vs AUS Head-to-head stats and records you need to know before Afghanistan vs Australia 2024 T20 World Cup Super 8 match

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Afghanistan and Australia featured in a close contest during the 2022 T20 World Cup. (Image Credit: Getty Images)

Afghanistan (AFG) will take on Australia (AUS) in a Group 1 Super 8 match of the ICC Men's 2024 T20 World Cup at the Arnos Vale Ground in Kingstown, St Vincent on Saturday, June 22. The match will get underway at 8:30 PM local time [June 22] and 6:00 AM IST [June 23].

Australia began their Super 8 campaign with an impressive 28-run win [DLS method] over Bangladesh in Antigua. Bowling first after winning the toss, the Aussies held the Asian side to 140-8 as Pat Cummins claimed a hat-trick, while Adam Zampa shone with 2-24. In the chase, they were 100-2 after 11.2 overs when the game ended. David Warner (53* off 35) starred with the bat.

Afghanistan's hopes of progressing to the semifinals of the 2024 T20 World Cup suffered a jolt following their 47-run loss to India in their opening Super 8 match in Barbados. Bowling first, they conceded 181-8. In the chase, they were held to 134.


Afghanistan vs Australia head-to-head record in T20Is

Afghanistan and Australia have met only once in the T20I format, with the latter winning the match played in November 2022. Afghanistan need to beat the Aussies to stay alive in the semifinals race.

Here's a look at the head-to-head record of the two sides in T20Is.

Matches Played: 1

Matches won by Afghanistan: 0

Matches won by Australia: 1

Matches tied: 0

Matches with No Result: 0


Afghanistan vs Australia head-to-head record in the T20 World Cup

The only Afghanistan vs Australia T20I match was played as part of the 2022 T20 World Cup. The Aussies emerged victorious by four runs in the match played at the Adelaide Oval.

Matches Played: 1

Matches won by Afghanistan: 0

Matches won by Australia: 1

Matches tied: 0

Matches with No Result: 0


What happened when Australia met Afghanistan in the 2022 T20 World Cup?

Australia and Afghanistan's only T20I meeting till date took place at the Adelaide Oval on November 4, 2022 in the 2022 T20 World Cup. Afghanistan won the toss and elected to field in the game.

Batting first, the Aussies put up 168-8 on the board as Glenn Maxwell smacked 54* off 32, while Mitchell Marsh contributed 45 off 30. For Afghanistan, Naveen-ul-Haq claimed 3-21 and Fazalhaq Farooqi 2-29.

In the chase, Afghanistan were held to 164-7. Rashid Khan slammed 48* off 23, but Zampa (2-22) and Josh Hazlewood (2-33) starred for Australia with the ball.

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Edited by Renin Wilben Albert
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