Asia Cup 2022: India out from race of Finals, Pakistan won the match in mouth-watering encounter against Afghanistan
In the crucial match of the Super-4 stage of the Asia Cup 2022, Pakistan defeated Afghanistan by one wicket to make it to the final. Batting first in the match, Afghanistan scored 129 runs in 20 overs. Afghanistani player Ibrahim Zadran played the highest innings of 35 runs. In the chase, Pakistan’s team scored 131 runs in the second ball of the last over for the loss of 9 wickets.
Pakistani player Shadab Khan scored 36, Iftikhar Ahmed scored 30 and Mohammad Rizwan scored 20. Naseem Shah played the most crucial inning and remained unbeaten on 14 runs off four balls. Fazlhaq Farooqui and Farid Ahmed took three wickets each for the Afghanistani team in the bowling. Apart from this, the leading spinner of the team Rashid Khan also got two wickets.
India’s Hope Ended of Reaching the Finals
With this win, the Indian team’s dream of reaching the final of the Asia Cup has ended. Now Team India will play only in a formal match against Afghanistan today. With this, now the final match of the Asia Cup 2022 will be held between Sri Lanka and Pakistan on September 11.
Naseem Shah turned the match in the last over
Pakistani fast bowler Naseem Shah turned the whole match over by hitting two consecutive sixes in the last over. The team Pakistan needed 11 runs off six balls to win. Naseem hit a six off Fazlhaq Farooqui’s first two balls and ended the match.
Indian Fans were praying for Afghanistan’s win
To make any chances of reaching the Indian team into the finals, Afghanistan’s win was nesseccery. That’s why Indian supporters were praying for the win of the Afghanistani team. But the team Afghanistan lost the match in a tough competition. India has no chance now to reach the finals of Asia Cup 2022.