Mere formalities remain in the game now. Afghanistan need 152 runs to win from one over.
OUT! Jofra Archer picks his second wicket as Hashmatullah Shahidi is bowled. End of good knock this. This is Archer's second wicket. Shahidi b Jofra Archer 76(100)
OUT! Adil Rashid scalps one more wicket, his third! Mohammad Nabi looking to hit him down the ground for a six, ends up holing it to the long-on fielder. Ben Stokes does well to settle underneath it. M Nabi c Stokes b Adil Rashid 9(7)
OUT! Asghar Afghan fine knock comes to an end. Joe Root takes the catch in the slip. It is Adil Rashid who picks the wicket, his second one. Asghar Afghan c Root b Adil Rashid 44(48)
The partnership between Hashmatullah Shahidi and Asghar Afghan is worth 84 off 79 balls now. These two are batting comfortably in the middle. Hashmatullah has gone past his fifty while Asghar is nearing towards his.
Afghanistan need 272 more runs to win from 19 overs. Meanwhile, Hashmatullah Shahidi was hit by a bouncer from Mark Wood but luckily he's back on his feet.
OUT! Adil Rashid strikes in his first over. Soft dismissal this as Rahmat Shah holes out to deep mid-wicket fielder. He missed out on full toss and hits it straight towards the fielder. Rahmat c Bairstow b Adil Rashid 46(74)
In normal circumstances, Afghanistan are going well. Since, they are chasing a mammoth target, so the required run-rate should have been on the higher side.
OUT! Mark Wood strikes in his first over! Afghanistan skipper Gulbadin top-edges one and wicketkeeper Jos Buttler does well to cover the distance and complete the catch. G Naib c Buttler b Mark Wood 37(28)
England will take on Afghanistan in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (CWC 2019) match 24 at the Old Trafford in Manchester. The venues hosted the high intensity India vs Pakistan and now will be looking forward to hist a low-key contest involving the home side. This is the fifth match for both England and Afghanistan, who have had contrasting campaign thus far. Stay tuned for ENG vs AFG live score updates. Live Cricket Streaming of England vs Afghanistan Match on Hotstar and Star Sports: Watch Free Telecast and Live Score of ENG vs AFG ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 ODI Clash on TV and Online.
With three wins from four matches, England are placed fourth on the ICC CWC 2019 points table and team standings. Afghanistan, on the other hand, have lost all their four matches thus far and are yet to open their account. England vs Afghanistan Cricket Score 24th ODI Match.
Meanwhile, this will be the second World Cup encounter between England and Afghanistan. Previously, in the 2015 edition of the World Cup, England defeated Afghanistan. England clearly starts as favourites in this game as well. The hosts will move to top of the CWC19 points table if they win this match, which is a string possibility. ENG vs AFG, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Joe Root vs Rashid Khan and Other Exciting Mini Battles to Watch Out for at The Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester.
Afghanistan will be looking to put up a good show and make sure England have to work hard against them. So far, Afghanistan have been below par in the CWC 2019. The weather is expected to stay dry but cloudy during the course of the match.