PAK vs AFG: When Naseem Shah hit two sixes to give Pakistan a thrilling one-run victory over Afghanistan, tense scenes were on display. Afghan supporters who had been heartbroken by the defeat began to fight Pakistani supporters in the stands as a way of expressing their anger.
Shoaib Akhtar did not like what he saw and sent former ACB Chairman Shafiq Stanikzai a harsh tweet in which he urged Afghan athletes and citizens to develop sportsmanship and restrain their emotions.
India’s dreams of making it to the Asia Cup final were crushed by Afghanistan, who defeated them by one wicket under the leadership of Babar Azam. As a result of their defeats in both of their Super-4 matches.
India and Afghanistan are both eliminated from the Asia Cup. Today is the final game for both India and Afghanistan. India and Afghanistan are both out of the Asia Cup owing to their losses in both of their Super-4 games. Both India and Afghanistan will play their last match today.
PAK vs AFG: Here Are the Tweets from Both of Them
Akhtar’s remarks did not please Stanikzai in the least, and he retaliated by yelling, “Don’t you dare say anything against our nation.” The Babar Azam-led side’s one-wicket win over Afghanistan have dashed India’s hopes of reaching the final of the Asia Cup.
PAK vs AFG: Match Highlights of Yesterday’s Match
With a thrilling one-wicket victory over Afghanistan in the final over, Pakistan secured a spot in the 2022 Asia Cup final against Sri Lanka. However, with this outcome, India and Afghanistan are both out of the running for the championship, making their matchup tomorrow a moot point.
As Afghanistan raced back into contention with rapid strikes in the final overs. While, Pakistan, who was chasing 130, lost ground after settling into a comfortable position. Naseem Shah was given two delicious full tosses with 11 needed off the last over. And he crushed them for back-to-back sixes to set off wild celebrations in the Pakistani team dressing room.
Despite a fast start from the openers, Haris Rauf earlier claimed two wickets as Afghanistan was restricted to 129/6. In the Powerplay overs, Hazratullah Zazai and Rahmanullah Gurbaz were highly active but quickly left the game. The scoring rate was then slowed down by spinners. Afghanistan held to a subpar score of 129/8 by continuing to lose wickets and failing to form partnerships.
After winning the toss, Pakistani captain Babar Azam decided to bowl first. They stuck with the starting lineup that got them the exciting victory over India in the final over on Sunday. Azmatullah Omarzai and Fareed Malik were given games, although Afghanistan. Who fell to Sri Lanka on Saturday, made a few adjustments.