Pakistan Vs Afghanistan Asia Cup Highlights – September 21, 2018

Pakistan Men 7-258 ( 49.3 ) overs
Afghanistan Men: 6-257 ( 50.0 ) overs
Pakistan win by 3 wickets
Toss - Afghanistan won the toss and elected to bat.
Batsmens
R
B
4S
6S
SR
51
43
3
1
118.6
6
3
0
1
200
Bowler
O
M
R
W
Econ
9.3
1
64
0
6.74
Man of the Match
Shoaib Malik
Commentry
In over# 50
Runs : 10 Bowler: Aftab Alam Wickets : 0
Over 50. 10 runs. Bowler: Aftab Alam. Pakistan: 7-258(rr 5.16)
49.3
4
FOUR! Aftab Alam to Shoaib Malik. Half volley, to leg on the front foot flick, past fine leg for 4 runs. That's going for four and Malik has done it! He's won it for Pakistan! Went for another yorker and it was on the pads and Malik got it away behind square. What a match! Aftab is in tears, he feels he could have won it for Afghanistan but it's the man with the old head on his shoulders who saw Pakistan home. A fantastic game of cricket that was in the balance right up to the end. Pakistan will be mightily relieved, there's every chance that the winner of this match will meet India in the final. Afghanistan will surely feel that that was a game they could have won, but experiences like this will go a long way to improving them as a side. That's all from Abu Dhabi after what has been an exhilarating one day international, Pakistan off to a winning start. Until next time, goodnight.
49.2
6
SIX! Aftab Alam to Shoaib Malik. Slower ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed in the air under control over deep square leg for 6 runs. That was NOT the ball to bowl. He bowled a fantastic yorker and follwed it up with a slower ball half way down and Malik was waiting for it.
49.1
.
Aftab Alam to Shoaib Malik. Yorker, outside off stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed to extra cover for no runs, fielded by Janat.
In over# 49
Runs : 8 Bowler: Rashid Khan Wickets : 1
Over 49. 8 runs. Bowler: Rashid Khan. Pakistan: 7-248(rr 5.06)
48.6
.
Rashid Khan to Hasan Ali. Googly length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Slog, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Mohammadi. Twice Hasan Ali has a swing and a miss and that's the over. Just ten more runs required now for Pakistan and Malik is on strike. The debutant Shaheen Afridi is the mext man in...
48.5
.
Rashid Khan to Hasan Ali. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Slog, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Mohammadi.
48.4
6
SIX! Rashid Khan to Hasan Ali. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Slog, well timed in the air under control over deep mid wicket for 6 runs. He's smashed it for six first ball! Fearless cricket! Who saw that coming?!
48.3
W
OUT! Bowled. Rashid Khan to Mohammad Nawaz. Leg spinner back of a length, to leg on the front foot Slog, missed to. Bowled him! Straight through as Nawaz goes for a slog to the legside. Another wicket for Rashid Khan and the crowd go wild. It's another dot ball and it brings another new batsman to the crease in a high pressure scenario. How do Pakistan play these next three balls?
48.2
1
Rashid Khan to Shoaib Malik. Leg spinner length ball, middle stump down the track Slog, mis-timed to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Nabi.
48.1
1
Rashid Khan to Mohammad Nawaz. Leg spinner length ball, down leg side on the front foot Slog, mis-timed to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Naib.
In over# 48
Runs : 11 Bowler: Aftab Alam Wickets : 0
Over 48. 11 runs. Bowler: Aftab Alam. Pakistan: 6-240(rr 5.00)
47.6
1
Aftab Alam to Mohammad Nawaz. Yorker, to leg backing away Slog, inside edge to short extra cover for 1 run, fielded by Afghan.
47.5
6
SIX! Aftab Alam to Mohammad Nawaz. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Slog, well timed in the air under control over long on for 6 runs. Dispatched! In the arc and it disappears into the stands! Huge hit from Nawaz!
47.4
1
Aftab Alam to Shoaib Malik. Yorker, middle stump on the front foot pushing, to silly point for 1 run, fielded by Mohammadi. Excellent yorker. Afghanistan don't mind singles.
47.3
2
Aftab Alam to Shoaib Malik. Half volley, outside off stump backing away driving, to deep cover for 2 runs, fielded by Janat.
47.2
1
Aftab Alam to Mohammad Nawaz. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Slog, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Zadran.
47.1
.
Aftab Alam to Mohammad Nawaz. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Alam.
In over# 47
Runs : 10 Bowler: Rashid Khan Wickets : 1
Over 47. 10 runs. Bowler: Rashid Khan. Pakistan: 6-229(rr 4.87)
46.6
2
Rashid Khan to Shoaib Malik. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to square leg for 2 runs, fielded by Zadran.
46.5
1
Rashid Khan to Mohammad Nawaz. Leg spinner back of a length, to leg on the back foot working, thick edge to fourth slip for 1 run, direct hit by Shahidi.
46.4
.
Rashid Khan to Mohammad Nawaz. Leg spinner back of a length, off stump on the back foot working, mis-timed to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Khan.
46.3
W
OUT! Caught. Rashid Khan to Asif Ali. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Slog, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to long off, by Alam. Goes again but doesn't get all of it this time. Aftab is underneath it at long off and takes the catch! Rashid Khan strikes back! Another twist in the tale, what a match!
46.2
6
SIX! Rashid Khan to Asif Ali. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump moves in front slog sweeping, well timed in the air under control over deep mid wicket for 6 runs. This man hits it a long, long, long way! In the arc for Asif Ali and he's smashed it into the night sky! That's a maximum on any ground!
46.1
1
Rashid Khan to Shoaib Malik. Leg spinner back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Alam.
In over# 46
Runs : 3 Bowler: Mujeeb Ur Rahman Wickets : 0
Over 46. 3 runs. Bowler: Mujeeb Ur Rahman. Pakistan: 5-219(rr 4.76)
45.6
.
Mujeeb Ur Rahman to Asif Ali. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Mohammadi. Great over from Mujeeb. Asif Ali can't get him away and the pressure increases on these batsmen as the rate climbs. They need a big over here from somewhere.
45.5
.
Mujeeb Ur Rahman to Asif Ali. Googly length ball, off stump on the front foot slog sweeping, inside edge to silly point for no runs, fielded by Mohammadi.
45.4
.
Mujeeb Ur Rahman to Asif Ali. Off break half volley, middle stump on the front foot pushing, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Shahidi.
45.3
1
Mujeeb Ur Rahman to Shoaib Malik. Off break length ball, middle stump on the back foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run.
45.2
1
Mujeeb Ur Rahman to Asif Ali. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to deep backward point for 1 run, fielded by Alam.
45.1
1
Mujeeb Ur Rahman to Shoaib Malik. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Zadran.
Update Score Card
Pakistan Men:7-258 ( 49.3 ) overs
Afghanistan Men 6-257 ( 50.0 ) overs
RR : 0
CRR : 5.21
Toss - Afghanistan won the toss and elected to bat.
Pakistan win by 3 wickets
Batsmen
R
B
4S
SR
c: Ahmed b: Nawaz
20
31
2
64.52
c&b: Nawaz
10
28
1
35.71
c&b: Nawaz
36
51
2
70.59
not out
97
118
7
82.2
b: Afridi
67
56
2
119.64
c: Ali b: Afridi
7
5
1
140
b: Ali
5
6
0
83.33
not out
10
7
1
142.86
Not bat : Rashid Khan,Mujeeb Ur Rahman,Aftab Alam
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
10.0
1
58
0
5.80
10.0
0
38
2
3.80
10.0
1
57
3
5.70
4.0
0
21
0
5.25
6.0
0
30
0
5.00
10.0
0
51
1
5.10
Batsmen
R
B
4S
SR
lbw: Ur Rahman
0
6
0
0
run out (Zadran)
80
104
5
76.92
st: Mohammadi b: Khan
66
94
4
70.21
c: Janat b: Ur Rahman
13
21
1
61.9
not out
51
43
3
118.6
b: Naib
8
12
0
66.67
c: Alam b: Khan
7
6
0
116.67
b: Khan
10
8
0
125
not out
6
3
0
200
Not bat : Usman Shinwari,Shaheen Afridi
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
10.0
2
33
2
3.30
9.3
1
64
0
6.74
10.0
0
61
1
6.10
10.0
0
50
0
5.00
10.0
0
46
3
4.60

Mohammad Shahzad

15 (27)

25(55)

Ihsanullah

10 (28)

Mohammad Shahzad

5 (4)

5(7)

Rahmat Shah

0 (3)

Rahmat Shah

36 (48)

61(92)

Hashmatullah Shahidi

25 (44)

Hashmatullah Shahidi

26 (43)

93(99)

Asghar Afghan

67 (56)

Hashmatullah Shahidi

5 (7)

12(12)

Mohammad Nabi

7 (5)

Hashmatullah Shahidi

7 (8)

12(14)

Najibullah Zadran

5 (6)

Hashmatullah Shahidi

34 (16)

44(23)

Gulbadin Naib

10 (7)

Fakhar Zaman

0 (6)

0(6)

Imam ul-Haq

0 (0)

Imam ul-Haq

80 (104)

144(195)

Babar Azam

64 (91)

Babar Azam

2 (3)

4(10)

Haris Sohail

2 (7)

Haris Sohail

11 (14)

33(36)

Shoaib Malik

22 (22)

Shoaib Malik

10 (11)

18(23)

Sarfraz Ahmed

8 (12)

Shoaib Malik

3 (3)

10(9)

Asif Ali

7 (6)

Shoaib Malik

6 (4)

16(12)

Mohammad Nawaz

10 (8)

Shoaib Malik

10 (3)

16(6)

Hasan Ali

6 (3)

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