Pakistan v Hong Kong. PC- Getty

Hong Kong registered a paltry 38 runs in opposition to Pakistan within the final group stage match of the Asia Cup 2022 which was performed in Sharjah on September 2, 2022. With this win, Pakistan additionally certified for the final open Tremendous 4s spot, together with Afghanistan, India, and Sri Lanka.

Hong Kong was anticipated to present Pakistan a run for his or her cash as that they had fared properly in opposition to India, scoring 152/5 chasing 193 to win. Nizakat Khan began properly, successful the toss and selecting to bowl first in Sharjah.

Babar Azam’s poor run of type continued as he perished for 9 runs, however then Mohammad Rizwan, who remained unbeaten and Fakhar Zaman (53) added 113 runs for the second wicket to place Pakistan in a great place to launch a giant rating.

However when Fakhar acquired out, Khushdil Shah was promoted up the order and he showcased why he’s thought-about the most effective hitters of the ball. He smacked 35* in 15 balls with 5 sixes and Rizwan made 78* in 57 balls as Pakistan posted 193/2 in 20 overs. For Hong Kong, Ehsan Khan picked 2/28 in 4 overs.

Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman (L) celebrates with teammate Mohammad Rizwan afer scoring his half-century (50 runs) during the Asia Cup Twenty20 international cricket match between Pakistan and Hong Kong at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah on September 2, 2022. (Photo by Surjeet Yadav / AFP) (Photo by SURJEET YADAV/AFP via Getty Images)
Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Rizwan. (Picture: AFP)

Hong Kong Bundled Out For 38 Runs In 10.4 Overs; Registered 10th Lowest Whole In T20Is

Hong Kong innings by no means acquired going as Pakistani pacers Naseem Shah and Shahnawaz Dahani peppered them with in need of good size balls at a really excessive tempo and made them unconformable within the center.

Naseem picked 2/7, whereas Dahani picked one wicket as properly. However the main harm was executed by spinners Shadab Khan and Mohammad Nawaz picked 7 wickets in between them to rout Hong Kong for simply 38 runs in 10.4 overs.

Shadab Khan. PC- Getty
Shadab Khan. PC- Getty

Shadab ended with figures of 4/8 and Nawaz picked 3/5 as Pakistan registered a win by 155 runs, their greatest by way of runs in T20I cricket. They’ll meet India on Sunday in Dubai within the Tremendous 4s stage of Asia Cup 2022.

All this whereas, Hong Kong-registered the tenth lowest whole in T20I historical past.

The document for the bottom whole is held by Turkey, who made 21 in opposition to the Czech Republic in 2019. Amongst the total nation members, the bottom whole is by West Indies, which made 45 in opposition to England in 2019 as properly.

Listed below are the highest 10 lowest totals in T20Is:

TEAM TOTAL OPPOSITION, YEAR
TURKEY 21 CZECH REPUBLIC, 2019
LESOTHO 26 UGANDA,2021
TURKEY 28 LUXEMBOURG, 2019
THAILAND 30 MALAYSIA, 2022
TURKEY 32 AUSTRIA, 2019
FINLAND 33 DENMARK, 2022
PHILIPPINES 36 OMAN, 2022
PANAMA 37 CANADA, 2021
HONG KONG 38 PAKISTAN, 2022


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