Pakistan has recorded an exciting triumph over AFG in the 36th match of the ICC World Cup at Headingley on Saturday.
Pursuing 228, they have finished the three-wicket win with two balls remaining. Pakistan keeps up their triumphant force to draw nearer to safeguarding a spot for themselves in the semi-finals.
Overwhelmingly Pakistani supporters vented with delight as Imad Wasim, a man of the match with an unbeaten 49 from 52 balls, hit Afghan skipper Gulbadin Naib for a four in the spreads to seal triumph in one more should win the game. Pakistan is now on number four on the points table of ICC world cup 2019 with nine points from eight matches.
Pakistan, who were having some fantastic luck in the wake of beating South Africa and New Zealand in their past two games, appeared to be on a course of an agreeable triumph after Shaheen Shah Afridi took 4-47 to limit AFG to 227-9.
Anyhow, on a dry Headingley wicket that was putting forth a lot of help to the spinners, Pakistan realized they should have been cautious. In any case, they were not able to do as such.
Truth be told they returned from jaws of what could have been a disastrous beating on account of Imad, who assumed the lead job after Pakistan were diminished to 156-6 out of 39 overs. He included 50 off 48 balls with Shadab Khan (11 from 17) and afterward 30 with Wahab Riaz (15 from 9) to give Pakistan a triumph.
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