Pakistan has set a formidable target of 343 runs for Nepal in the Asia Cup
Pakistan, having won the toss and chosen to bat first, amassed a total of 342 runs while losing 6 wickets within the allotted 50 overs, presenting a substantial challenge for Nepal. The highlight of Pakistan’s innings was the outstanding performance of their captain, Babar Azam, who played a stellar innings, notching up an impressive 151 runs. Additionally, Iftikhar Ahmed made a significant contribution with 109 runs to his name.
Other notable contributions came from Mohammad Rizwan, who scored 44 runs, and Fakhar Zaman, who added 14 runs to the scoreboard. Agha Salman and Imam Ul Haq managed to put 5 runs each on the board, while Shadab Khan contributed 4 runs.
Nepal’s bowlers put in a commendable effort, with Sompal Kami securing 2 crucial wickets, and Sandeep Lamichhane and Karan KC each taking one wicket to restrict Pakistan’s scoring. The stage is set for an exciting chase as Nepal attempts to reach the challenging target set by Pakistan in this Asia Cup encounter.