Pakistan tackle Hong Kong within the final group recreation in Asia Cup 2022 on September 2, Friday in Sharjah earlier than the Tremendous 4 stage begins from September 3, Saturday. Afghanistan after beating Bangladesh on Tuesday, August 30 has grow to be the primary crew to achieve the Tremendous 4. Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are positioned in Group B. India and Pakistan are positioned in group A together with Hong Kong. All of the matches might be performed in Dubai and Sharjah.
Pakistan and Hong Kong each misplaced to India. Thus, this match turns into a must-win for each groups. The loser of this match might be eradicated from the remainder of the match. The groups thus face a do-or-die scenario heading into the sport.
A complete of 13 matches will happen through the match. India are the defending champions of the match, which gained the title again in 2018 by defeating Bangladesh within the last. India has additionally gained essentially the most 7 Asia Cup titles to this point. Sri Lanka comes subsequent with 5 titles whereas Pakistan has gained 2 titles.
Through the group stage, every crew will play one match in opposition to the groups of their group. The highest 2 groups from each teams will qualify for the tremendous 4 spherical. Through the tremendous 4 spherical, every crew will play one match in opposition to the opposite. The highest two groups will qualify for the ultimate which might be performed in Dubai on September 11.
Pakistan vs Hong Kong: Match Preview, Asia Cup 2022, Match 6
Pakistan misplaced to India of their first match of the Asia Cup 2022 marketing campaign. They scored 147 batting first which was not sufficient in the long run as Hardik Pandya saved his cool to take India house. Skipper Babar Azam after the sport mentioned that his crew was 15-20 runs quick from the par goal.
“We have been about 10-15 runs quick. Bowlers did rather well to make a match of this. Our tail did step up a bit so as to add these helpful runs. Thought was to take the sport deep (and maintain again Nawaz’s final over). Thought was to create strain however Hardik completed nicely. He (Naseem) is a really younger bowler however bowled so nicely, and confirmed a lot aggression” mentioned Babar after the loss in opposition to India.
Pakistan will fancy their probabilities in opposition to Hong Kong however can’t take the facet flippantly. Additionally they ought to have a recreation plan prepared for the facet who will give their greatest within the recreation as nicely.
Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Naseem Shah, Shahnawaz Dahani, Usman Qadir, Mohammad Hasnain, Hasan Ali
Hong Kong might be the enormous killer on this match. They topped the Asia Cup qualifiers beating UAE, Kuwait advert Singapore within the course of. Nizakat Khan will lead the facet and gamers like Babar Hayat, Kinchit Shah and veteran Ehsan Khan Hong Kong have numerous expertise within the facet. They will definitely spring a shock in opposition to Pakistan who was inconsistent within the first match in opposition to India.
Hong Kong Squad
Nizakat Khan (c), Kinchit Shah, Zeeshan Ali, Haroon Arshad, Babar Hayat, Aftab Hussain, Ateeq Iqbal, Aizaz Khan, Ehsan Khan, Scott McKechnie (wk), Ghazanfar Mohammad, Yasim Murtaza, Dhananjay Rao, Wajid Shah, Ayush Shukla, Ahan Trivedi, Mohammad Waheed
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