PAK vs AFG Highlights: Naseem Shah Smashed Two Consecutive Sixes off Fazalhaq Farooqi to Finish the Game

PAK vs AFG Highlights: The 10th match of the ongoing Asia Cup 2022 has produced a dramatic finish for all players and fans. It was Pakistan who locked horns against Afghanistan at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. The game turned completely upside down and both teams had their moments. However, in the end, the Men in Green got over the line. This was the second successive win for Pakistan in the “super four” stage and now they have qualified for the finals of the Asia Cup.

They will now face Sri Lanka in the final on Sunday, September 11 at Dubai International Stadium. On the other hand, Afghanistan has been eliminated after facing two back-to-back losses, along with India. But it wasn’t an easy game for both teams. Batting first, Mohammad Nabi and his men scored 129/6 in their 20 overs. It was their lowest total in T20Is at Sharjah, playing out all 20 overs. Pakistan looked set to chase it down easily during the mid-innings break.

PAK vs AFG Highlights: Naseem Shah hit two consecutive sixes to pull off a nail-biting win – Watch

In response, Pakistan skipper Babar Azam was out for a golden duck in the very first over. In-form Mohammad Rizwan also looked rusty and got out after scoring 20 runs off 26 balls. But Iftikhar Ahmed and Shadab Khan added 42 runs for the third wicket. Iftikhar got out after scoring 30 runs, and Shadab scored 36 runs. Pakistan was at 87/3 at one stage, until the 15th over. But the table totally changed after that moment.

The Afghan bowlers picked up six wickets after that in the next four overs. Pakistan was reduced to 118/9 in the 19th over. Needing 11 runs off the last over too, and with Pakistani Nos. 10 and 11 at the crease, Afghanistan was leading. But then came two massive hits from Naseem to seal the deal for his country.

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