Pakistan vs. Afghanistan, Asia Cup 2022, Highlights: Chasing a target of 130, Pakistan held their nerve to defeat Afghanistan by one wicket and advance to the Asia Cup final. With 11 needed off the final over, Afghanistan’s hearts were broken by tailender Naseem Shah’s two consecutive sixes. On Sunday, Pakistan will face Sri Lanka in the final. Haris Rauf bowled an excellent spell earlier in the day as Pakistan restricted Afghanistan to 129 for six in the ongoing Asia Cup Super 4 match at the Sharjah Cricket Associations Stadium. Haris returned figures of two for 26 as Afghanistan failed to capitalise on openers Hazratullah Zazai and Rahmanullah Gurbaz’s strong start.
Pakistan: Babar Azam (capt), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain
Afghanistan: Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Ibrahim Zadran, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi (capt), Karim Janat, Rashid Khan, Azmatullah Omarzai, Fareed Ahmad, Mujeeb-ur-Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi