Pakistan had praised the excellent fielding against India and New Zealand. The result of which was also given to Pakistan in the form of victory. Pakistan beat India by 10 wickets and New Zealand by 5 wickets. However, in the match against Afghanistan, Pakistan’s fielders lost two easy run outs.
At first, spinner Imad Wasim could not catch wicketkeeper Rizwan’s throw inside the powerplay. Due to this the batsman got a lifeline. Had Imad caught the ball, the batsman would have been run out as he had almost reached the other end.
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After this, even in the last over, bowler Shaheen Afridi did not catch the ball on the throw of mid on and waited for a direct hit. Had Afridi caught this throw, the Afghan batsman would have been run out.
Despite losing four wickets in the powerplay against a scintillating Pakistan bowling attack, Afghanistan ended with an unbeaten 45-ball 71 for the seventh wicket between Mohammad Nabi and Gulbadin Naib in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Super Cup here on Friday. In the 12-stage group two match, she managed to score 147 runs for six wickets.
Afghanistan added the highest 21 runs of the innings in the 18th over in which Naib hit a six and two fours. Naib (four fours and a six in 25 balls) and Nabi (five fours in 32 balls) both scored 35-35 not out. Thanks to these two, Afghanistan added 43 runs in the last three overs.
Imad Wasim took two wickets for 25 runs for Pakistan. Shaheen Shah Afridi, Harris Rauf, Hasan Ali and Shadab Khan got one wicket each. Afghanistan lost four of their players for 49 runs in the powerplay in front of Pakistan’s brilliant bowling.
Pakistan took one wicket each in the second and third overs. First Imad Wasim got the wicket of Hazrat Jazai who could not even open the account.
In the next over, Mohammad Shahzad hit fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi for the first four of the innings at extra cover, but after a ball he was caught by Babar Azam at mid-on and the score was 13 for two.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Asghar Afghan (10) hit a lofty six each in the fourth over to increase the team’s score by 17 runs. Ended with a catch on his own ball.
Coming to the crease, Karim Janat (15 runs, 17 balls, one four and a six) hit Rauf for a six behind third man after playing two balls. But Rahmanullah Gurbaz (10 runs, seven balls) on the first ball of the last over of the powerplay , a six) fell victim to the delivery of Hasan Ali.
Janat and Najibullah Zadran (22 runs) added only 25 runs for the fifth wicket that Imad Wasim gave Afghanistan the fifth blow. In an attempt to sweep his slow ball, Janat was caught out.
With this, after 10 overs, Afghanistan’s score was 65 for five.
Jadran’s googly (21 balls, three fours, one six) came to an end after a brilliant six on Shadab Khan. Afghanistan’s score was 104 for six in the 17th over but Nabi and Naib took the team to a respectable score. helped deliver.