MUMBAI: Afghanistan have rebounded from defeat at the world Cup and can do so again, instruct Jonathan Trott stated after Tuesday’s three-wicket loss to Australia in Mumbai.
Afghanistan had Australia reeling at 91-7 chasing 292 earlier than Glenn Maxwell’s unbeaten 201 snatched a incredible victory that sealed a semi-very last slot for the five-time champions.
Trott’s facet are 6th, trailing New Zealand and Pakistan on internet run fee, but nevertheless have a shot at reaching the ultimate four. They play 2nd-located South Africa on Friday.
“We lost the brand new Zealand sport quite heavily and came back and gained the next game,” Trott informed newshounds.
“We lost the India game very closely. came returned and beat England. “there may be proof of us coming again. but yeah, it’s a bitter pill to swallow. it’d simply be great simply sitting here with 10 factors. “however with a bit of luck that’s after the South Africa recreation.”
Afghanistan had won only one in shape in their preceding world Cup campaigns however have already received four of their eight suits in India to this point.
They were near every other disappointed victory in Mumbai earlier than Maxwell’s super innings, even though the Australian all-rounder turned into dropped twice early in his knock.
“He was hitting all. guys were converting pace, he became hitting that. Spinners had been bowling one of a kind lengths, he became hitting that,” Trott said of Maxwell. “on occasion you’ve were given to take a cap off to someone the manner that he played, but he shouldn’t have been allowed to play like that. We ought to have had him out earlier.”