The primary sport of the Tremendous 4 stage of the continued Asia Cup 2023 happened between Pakistan and Bangladesh on the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. The Babar Azam-led facet kickstarted the knockout stage of the match on excessive as they gained the sport by 7 wickets.
Bangladesh gained the toss and opted to bat first. However they did not benefit from the great batting wicket as they stored shedding wickets at common intervals. Mehidy Hasan Miraz bagged a golden duck as his facet was one down with out even including a single run.
Mohammad Naim (20) and Litton Das (16) performed some stable strokes and tried to up the ante. However the unsuitable shot choice noticed them again within the hut. Bangladesh have been tumbling at 47/4 and it was then that veterans Shakib Al Hasan (53) and Mushfiqur Rahim (64) stepped up and introduced their facet again into the sport.
Pakistan bowlers nonetheless made positive that they didn’t let go of the beginning they obtained and eliminated each the set batters. They then shortly wrapped the Bangladesh tail and bundled them out for simply 193 runs. They didn’t bat full 50 overs as their innings was over in 38.4 overs.
Haris Rauf was the decide of the bowlers as he picked up 4 wickets and gave simply 19 runs. Naseem Shah additionally was amongst the wickets as he picked three wickets whereas Shaheen Afridi, Faheem Ashraf, and Iftikhar Ahmed picked one wicket every.
Pakistan began the chase positively however Fakhar Zaman (20) and Babar Azam (17) failed to hold on the beginning they obtained. Imam-ul-Haq nonetheless made positive that he continued his wonderful type. He smashed a rollicking half-century and ended his innings with 78 runs.
Mohammad Rizwan supported him properly and he additionally smashed an impressive half-century. He made positive that he stayed until the tip and completed the sport for his facet. He smashed an unbeaten 63 whereas Agha Salman (12) additionally chipped in as Pakistan accomplished a snug 7-wicket win.
Asia Cup Factors Desk 2023: Up to date Standings After PAK vs BAN Tremendous 4 Match 1
Identical to the group stage, Pakistan kick-started the Tremendous 4 stage on excessive. After the primary sport of this stage, the Babar Azam-led facet are on the highest of the desk. There’ll be a two-day off within the match and the following match will happen on Saturday (ninth September) between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.