Pakistan retained the winning run and defeated Afghanistan by 5 wickets. In this regard, the PM of Pakistan Imran Khan put Afghanistan into good words for its stunning performance and rapidly cricketing emerging nation. He praised that I have never seen a team like Afghanistan make a place in world cricket so fast.
Three consective winnings
On the other hand, Pakistan defeated Afghanistan by 5 wickets in the T20 World Cup after a brilliant match yesterday. Along with the bowlers, Babar Azam’s responsible batting and Asif Ali’s aggressive innings also played a key role in Pakistan’s victory. Thus Pakistan retained the winning run and defeated Afghanistan by 5 wickets.
A big twist in the game
In the 19th over of the game, Asif Ali hit four sixes to Afghanistan’s bowler Karim Janat to turn the match around and put the victory in Pakistan’s hands.
Prime Minister Imran Khan also released a statement on social media on the third consecutive victory of the national team in the tournament.
In his statement released on Twitter, Imran Khan congratulated the Pakistani team on the victory and also gave a message regarding the Afghanistan cricket team.
The reaction of former Pakistan Captain
The former Pakistan captain wrote on social media that the Afghan team played an impressive game, I have not seen any team make its place in world cricket so fast and acquire extraordinary ability to compete.
Afghanistan batters struggled to get going versus Pakistan bowlers as they lost six wickets before the end of 13 overs to be placed at 76/6. Both teams went into the match without any changes from their last respective encounters.
Pakistan got the better of India by 10 wickets and then defeated New Zealand by five wickets comfortably to win their opening two games. Afghanistan, on the other hand, scripted a historic 130-run win against Scotland and will be no easy opponent for Pakistan. Pakistan and Afghanistan are the top two teams in their groups, with four and two points respectively.
Additionally, Imran Khan further said that the future of cricket in Afghanistan is bright owing to the capacity of their spirit.