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England wobble against brave Afghanistan in the T20 Cricket World Cup

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England wobble against brave Afghanistan in the T20 Cricket World Cup

<p>As England’s T20 captain Eoin Morgan fell to a golden duck in England’s World Cup match against Afghanistan in Delhi a humiliation was on the cards.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><span class="caps">WICKET</span>! Morgan shoulders arms and is bowled for a golden! Eng 42-3 on SS2. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WT20?src=hash">#WT20</a> <a href="https://t.co/NUzo3wAIxX">https://t.co/NUzo3wAIxX</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WT20?src=hash">#WT20</a> <a href="https://t.co/DgpKofQolX">pic.twitter.com/DgpKofQolX</a></p>— Sky Sports Cricket (@SkyCricket) <a href="https://twitter.com/SkyCricket/status/712579224020914176">March 23, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Get behind <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Eng?src=hash">#Eng</a> at the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WT20?src=hash">#WT20</a><br /> Follow <a href="https://twitter.com/englandcricket"><code>englandcricket</a> <a href="https://t.co/maAqr0BLSD">pic.twitter.com/maAqr0BLSD</a></p>&mdash; ECB (</code>ECB_cricket) <a href="https://twitter.com/ECB_cricket/status/712603411888398336">March 23, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>With England at 50 for 5 Afghanistan were begining to dream, until Moeen Ali and David Willey rescued England with 25 in a devastating penultimate over to post a total of 142.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">England v Afghanistan World T2… <a href="https://t.co/o3x33H0azh">https://t.co/o3×33H0azh</a> via <a href="https://twitter.com/CricketTracker"><code>Crickettracker</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/cricket?src=hash">#cricket</a> | <a href="https://t.co/J2p4HNv00R">https://t.co/J2p4HNv00R</a> <a href="https://t.co/yGy47DqGa6">pic.twitter.com/yGy47DqGa6</a></p>&mdash; #WorldT20 #WT20 (</code>cricexplorer_) <a href="https://twitter.com/cricexplorer_/status/712658332868153344">March 23, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Afghanistan were still in the match, but the wicket of the destructive Mohammad Shahzad in the first over gave England hope and deflated this brave Afghanistan side. </p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Rashid Khan laments England's late… <a href="https://t.co/5YdnrVHtv4">https://t.co/5YdnrVHtv4</a> <a href="https://t.co/mysmj7HrSp">pic.twitter.com/mysmj7HrSp</a></p>— T20 world cup 2016 (@PepsiIPL8_15) <a href="https://twitter.com/PepsiIPL8_15/status/712672178064347136">March 23, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>In the end England breathed a huge sigh of relief and eventually cruised to a 15 run victory.</p>