Pakistan win Emerging Asia Cup after thrashing India

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Pakistan win Emerging Asia Cup after thrashing India

In the final, played on Sunday in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Pakistan Shaheens defeated India A by 128 runs to win the Emerging Asia Cup overall. India fell for 224 runs in 40 overs while chasing a goal of 353 runs.

Sufiyan Muqeem, a spinner, caused major problems for the Men in Blue by taking three important wickets, including opener Abhishek Sharma, who scored 61, captain Yash Dull, who was placed at 39 off 41, and Harshit Rana, 13, while allowing 66 runs to be scored in 10 overs.

Mohammad Wasim, Arshad Iqbal, and Mehran Mumtaz each took two wickets.

With 61 runs in 51 balls, India’s opener Abhishek Sharma led the team with scores. On an excellent batting surface, Pakistan A had earlier set India A a goal of 353 runs.

Asked to bat first, Pakistan put an amazing score on the board due to middle-order batsman Tayyab Tahir’s amazing century. Tahir attacked the Indian bowlers and scored 108 runs in just 71 balls with the help of 12 fours and four sixes, saving Pakistan after they lost five wickets for just 187 runs. His strike rate of 152.11 was outstanding.

Sahibzada Farhan (65 off 62) and Saim Ayub (59 off 51) both scored fifty runs as Pakistan’s openers, adding 121 runs for the first wicket.

However, India quickly picked off wickets in the middle overs to recover. Tahir and 35-run scorer Mubasir Khan helped 126 runs in 98 balls for the sixth wicket.

For the Men in Blue, Rajvardhan Hangargekar and Riyan Parag each took two wickets. In the eagerly anticipated final, India A won the toss and chose to bowl first against Pakistan A. India did not change from the semifinal lineup, while Pakistan replaced Mehran Mumtaz for Amad Butt.

However, Pakistan A beat Sri Lanka A by 60 runs to go to the Asian competition’s final.

Arshad Iqbal, a right-arm fast bowler, earned his first List In reply to a 323-run deficit, a fifer helps Pakistan A bowl opponents out for 262 runs.

Before the Emerging Asia Cup final on Saturday, Pakistani captain Babar Azam paid a visit to the Pakistan Shaheens. As the young guns got ready for their final match against India A, Babar, 28, was seen talking with the players and giving them a much-needed confidence boost. Mohammad Haris, Saim Ayub, Shahnawaz Dahani, and other players were seated and paying to listen to the captain.

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