Asia Cup 2022: Pakistan’s record win over Hong Kong, Babar’s failure in front of India in Super 4 may be heavy

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Pakistan vs Hong Kong

Highlights

  • Pakistan beat Hong Kong by 155 runs
  • Pakistan made it to the Super 4 of the Asia Cup
  • Second biggest win for Pakistan in T20I by runs

Asia Cup 2022 PAK vs HKG: Pakistan defeated Hong Kong by 155 runs in the last match of Group A of the Asia Cup. Apart from giving Pakistan a place in the Super 4 of the tournament, this victory is also special in many other respects. After losing the first match against India, Pakistan became the fourth team of the tournament to reach Super 4 by winning this one-sided match of do or die.

Pakistan recorded second biggest win in T20 International

In this match held at Sharjah ground, the team led by Babar Azam registered the second biggest win in the history of T20 International. The biggest win in terms of runs was registered by Sri Lanka when they defeated Kenya by 172 runs.

Smallest total of any opposing team against Pakistan

Hong Kong’s team was all out for just 38 runs in this match. This is the smallest total made by any team in T20 International against Pakistan. This is also Hong Kong’s lowest total in T20 Internationals.

In response to Pakistan’s 193 runs, Hong Kong started getting setbacks from the start. He got his first blow in the third over in the form of captain Najakat Khan. Babar Hayat, who scored 41 runs in the last match against India, had high hopes but he too returned to the pavilion without opening the account in the same over. This series of falling wickets stopped with the dismissal of the last batsman in the 11th over.

Highest 10 runs from Hong Kong’s ‘Extra’ quota. That is, none of his batsmen could even touch the double figure. The leading run-scorer for Hong Kong was captain Nizakat Khan, who added eight runs.

Pakistani spin duo beat Hong Kong

Pakistan’s two spin bowlers Shadab Khan and Mohammad Nawaz earned the most success. Shadab took four and Nawaz took three wickets.

Babar Azam failed again

Batting first, Pakistan once again got the opening blow in the form of captain Babar Azam. The Pakistani captain, who scored 10 runs against India, scored just nine runs in this match, which could add to Pakistan’s concern further in the tournament.

Rizwan shines again

Mohammad Rizwan scored the highest unbeaten 78 runs in 57 balls in this match. He was also the team’s top scorer in the last match against India scoring 43 runs. Against Hong Kong, Rizwan shared a 116-run partnership with Fakhar Zaman, who scored a half-century. Rizwan was adjudged the player of the match for this brilliant innings.

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