Pak vs Afg – T20 World Cup 2021 | Highlights, Head to Head Record of both teams have discussed here. Pakistan and Afghanistan locked horns in the 24th match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 on Friday, 29th October, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Team Pakistan, led by Babar Azam, started their campaign with two significant matches against their arch-rival India and New Zealand. Pakistan beat both teams fabulously.
Talking about Team Afghanistan, they began their Super 12 campaign with a game against Scotland where they scored 130 runs to win. Now let’s look at highlights and summary of today’s match played between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
- Pakistan Won by 5 Wickets against Afghanistan
Pak vs Afg – T20 World Cup 2021 | Overview
|Venue||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
|Date & Day||Friday, 29th October 2021|
|Toss||Afghanistan won the toss and batted first.|
|Result||Pakistan Beat Afghanistan by 5 Wickets|
|Player of the Match||Asif Ali|
|Pakistan Scored||148/5 (19 overs)|
|Afghanistan Scored||147/6 (20.0 overs)|
Pakistan vs Afghanistan – T20 World Cup 2021 | Highlights
- Pakistan has achieved their third victory by beating Afghanistan by 5 wickets.
- In their pursuit of 148 out of 20 overs, Pakistan stammered to 38/1 after 6 overs.
- They have to face an early hiccup as Mujeeb Ur Rahman dispersed Mohammad Rizwan.
- Fakhar Zaman and captain Babar Azam then steadied the team’s ship by finding regular boundaries and pivoting the strike capably to enlist a 50-run partnership. They scored 72/1 after 10 overs.
- In the next 5 overs, they missed 2 wickets for 29 runs as Fakhar Zaman (30) was dismissed by Nabi, while Rashid Khan scalped the wicket of Mohammad Hafeez. With that wicket, he turned into the quickest bowler to 100 T20I wickets.
- Babar Azam arrived at 50, preceding being bowled by Rashid Khan. Afghanistan got wickets quickly.
- Yet, it was Asif Ali’s unbeaten 7-ball 25 that took the men in greens on the track with 6 balls and 5 wickets to spare.
- Earlier, Team Afghanistan scored 147/7 in 20 overs.
- Afghanistan scored 49 in the initial 6 overs, Pakistan took 4 wickets. Shaheen Shah Afridi, Imad Wasim, Hasan Rauf, and Hasan Ali took 4 wickets, respectively. Wasim took another wicket as Afghanistan, at the mid of the match stammered to 65/5. The Afghans could make only 28 runs in the next five overs while losing Najib to Shadab Khan.
Man of The Match- Asif Ali
Pakistan versus Afghanistan | Head to Head Records
|Stats||Matches||Pak Won||AFG Won||N/R|
|At Dubai International Cricket Stadium||1||1||0||–|
|In the last 5 matches||1||1||0||–|
|In T20 World Cup||1||1||0|
Head-to-Head Records in 1st Batting vs 2nd Batting
|Innings||PAK won||Afgh won|
Top Players’ Stats
|Stats||SCO vs NAM||NAM vs SCO|
|Highest Individual Score||Ahmed Shahzad: 68 runs||Asghar Stanikzai: 47|
|Best Batting Average||Ahmed Shahzad: 68||Karim Sadiq: 28.00|
|Most runs||Ahmed Shahzad: 68 runs||Asghar Stanikzai: 47|
|Best economy rate||Wahab Riaz: 2||Aftab Alam: 7.50|
Team Pakistan is playing just fabulously in this ICC T20 world Cup and writing history in the T20 World Cup.
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