ICC Cricket World Cup - Week 5 Highlights

ICC Cricket World Cup - Week 5 Highlights

ICC Cricket World Cup - Week 5 Highlights

See the fifth week highlights of the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup.

The fifth week of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 had turned out amazing for some teams and players.

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was able to achieve 1,000 World Cup runs during their match against Afghanistan on Monday. He also became the top scorer in the tournament.

READ MORE: Al Hasan Achieved 1,000 World Cup Runs

Pakistan batsman Babar Azam became the second fastest to reach 3,000 one-day international (ODI) runs during their match against New Zealand on Wednesday.

READ MORE: Babar Azam Reached 3,000 ODI Runs

India team captain Virat Kohli became the fastest batsman to reach the 20,000 international runs milestone during their match against West Indies on Thursday. However, Kohli also received a fine because of excessive appeals during their match against Afghanistan on June 22.

READ MORE: Kohli Became the Fastest to Reach 20,000 Int'l Runs

READ MORE: Kohli Fined for Excessive Appeals Against Afghanistan

New Zealand won their match against West Indies on June 22 by five runs although they were fined by the ICC for slow over-rate.

READ MORE: New Zealand vs West Indies: Close Call for Black Caps

READ MORE: New Zealand Receives Sanction for Slow Over-Rate

Meanwhile, West Indies lost their matches against New Zealand and India this week. Not only that, Windies all-rounder Andre Russell was ruled out of World Cup matches because of his knee injury.

READ MORE: Russell Ruled Out of World Cup Due to Injury

If you want to know how the World Cup works and the teams competing, check out Betwala’s article.

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