Twitter Reacts As Pakistan Crush India’s Asia Cup 2022 Last Hopes By Defeating Afghanistan

Twitter Reacts As Pakistan Crush India's Asia Cup 2022 Final Hopes By Defeating Afghanistan

Match 4 of the Asia Cup 2022 Tremendous 4 spherical noticed the conflict between Babar Azam-led Pakistan Nationwide Cricket Workforce (A2) and Mohammad Nabi-led Afghanistan Nationwide Cricket Workforce (B2) on the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Wednesday, September 7.

Pakistan Nationwide Cricket Workforce defeated Afghanistan Nationwide Cricket Workforce by 1 wicket within the nail-biting encounter. With the win over the Mohammad Nabi-led aspect, the Males In Inexperienced knocked each India and Afghanistan out of the event and certified for the ultimate together with Sri Lanka.

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Earlier, Pakistan Nationwide Cricket Workforce received the toss and continued the ‘win the toss and bowl first’ custom. The Males In Inexperienced fielded an unchanged taking part in XI, whereas Afghanistan made two adjustments as Azmatullah Omarzai, who missed the final recreation attributable to sickness, and Fareed Ahmad changed Samiullah Shinwari and Naveen-ul-Haq.

Pakistan vs Afghanistan
Pakistan vs Afghanistan.

Afghanistan openers Hazratullah Zazai and Rahmanullah Gurbaz have been off to a good begin within the match. Nevertheless, pacer Haris Rauf bagged the primary wicket for his aspect by dismissing Rahmanullah Gurbaz within the 4th over. Mohammad Hasnain picked the second wicket by dismissing Hazratullah Zazai within the very subsequent over. On the finish of the powerplay, Workforce Afghanistan have been at 48/2.

Karim Janat (15) and Najibullah Zadran (10) acquired out within the twelfth and 14th over respectively. Additionally, captain Mohammad Nabi’s extraordinarily poor kind with the bat continued within the match in opposition to Pakistan, which was his a hundredth T20I, and he was cleaned up for a golden duck.

Naseem Shah
Naseem Shah. Pic Credit: Twitter

In the meantime, Ibrahim Zadran performed a good 35-run knock earlier than getting dismissed within the seventeenth over. In the long run, Rashid Khan (18) and Azmatullah Omarzai (10) chipped in small contributions to assist Afghanistan put up 129/6 on the board.

Chasing the goal, Babar Azam acquired out for a golden duck within the first over, which was bowled by Fazalhaq Farooqi. This was the 27-year-old’s 4th consecutive failure within the ongoing Asia Cup. Fakhar Zaman’s poor run of kind additionally continued as he acquired run out for five within the 4th over.

Star wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan, who’s presently the No.1 ranked batter within the ICC Males’s T20I Batting Rankings, was unable to outlive for very lengthy in opposition to champion leg-spinner Rashid Khan and acquired out LBW within the ninth over for 20.

Mohammad Rizwan, Babar Azam
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Iftikhar Ahmed and Shadab Khan, who was promoted within the batting order, added 42 runs in 41 balls collectively earlier than the previous was despatched again to the pavilion for 30 by Fareed Ahmad within the sixteenth over. Additionally, vice-captain Shadab Khan did his job very nicely earlier than shedding his wicket within the seventeenth over. He scored 36 runs off 26 balls, together with 1 4 and three sixes.

In the long run, Pakistan misplaced fast wickets of Mohammad Nawaz, Asif Ali, Khushdil Shah and Haris Rauf. Nevertheless, Naseem Shah smashed back-to-back sixes within the ultimate over to take Pakistan previous the end line.

Right here’s How Twitter Reacted To Afghanistan vs Pakistan Conflict: