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Afghanistan’s win over New Zealand: What new records were made?

Afghanistan have found their first ever win over New Zealand in international cricket and tons of new records were made. We are covering all the amazing records that were broken by Afghanistan and Rashid against New Zealand in Providence.

#1 Afghanistan’s first ever win over New Zealand

This is the first time Afghanistan have defeated New Zealand in international cricket.

#2 New Zealand’s second lowest total at the men’s T20 World Cup

New Zealand’s total of 75 in the match against Afghanistan is their second lowest at the men’s T20 World Cup, their first lowest is 60 all out against Sri Lanka in 2014.

#3 First opening pair with successive partnerships of 100-plus runs at the men’s T20 World Cup

Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ibrahim Zadran became the first opening pair with successive partnerships of 100-plus runs at the men’s T20 World Cup. The duo made 154 against Uganda and 103 in this match.

#4 Best bowling figures by a captain at the men’s T20 World Cup

Rashid Khan had a bowling figures of 4 for 17 which are the best by a captain at the men’s T20 World Cup.

#5 First player with consecutive four-plus wicket hauls at the T20 World Cup

Fazalhaq Farooqi is the first player with consecutive four-plus wicket hauls at the T20 World Cup. He took five-wicket haul against Uganda and four-wicket haul in this match.