Afghanistan Pulls off a Stunning Victory over Pakistan

The team captained by Rashid Khan emerged victorious by a margin of six wickets.

Pakistan’s Inning:

As a result of Pakistan’s captain Shadab Khan’s decision to bat first after winning the toss, Afghanistan was given a meager goal of 93 runs to reach in order to win the match.

Pakistan was able to score only 92 runs in their 20 allotted overs due to Afghanistan’s outstanding bowling performance.

Imad Wasim had the highest score with 18 runs off of 32 balls, while Saim Ayub had the second-highest score of 17 and Tayyab Tahir had the third-highest score of 16.

Each of Fazalhaq Farooqi, Mohammad Nabi, and Mujeeb Ur Rahman was responsible for taking 2 wickets.

It’s worth noting that this match marked the Pakistan debuts of opening batsman Saim Ayub, middle-order hitter Tayyab Tahir, and right-arm fast bowlers Ihsanullah and Zaman Khan.

During this time, veteran players Faheem Ashraf, Abdullah Shafique, Azam Khan, and Imad Wasim all made their comebacks to the Pakistan team.

In the unavailability of Babar Azam, who was given a break for the series, Shadab is taking charge of the team as captain.

Lowest Total of Pakistan:

In T20 internationals, Pakistan reached this low of a total after they had batted full 20 overs. The previous record was 96-9 against Australia in 2014.

Afghanistan’s Inning:

Afghanistan accomplished their target of 93 runs in 17.5 overs, despite losing four wickets along the way. The total score was only 93.

On his 1st over, Ihsanullah, who was making his debut, took two wickets, which placed the top order under a lot of pressure. Despite this, Afghanistan maintained its composure and continued its pursuit of the objective.

Mohammad Nabi, an experienced all-rounder who played all three positions, hit an unbroken run-a-ball 38 with the assistance of 3 fours and a maximum. He ended up with a score of six for the match.

Najibullah Zadran continued to bat after scoring 17 runs off of 23 balls. He was not out.

The pair of Nabi and Zadran contributed 53 unbroken runs in the space of 49 balls after the fifth wicket fell, which was enough for their team to win.

“Exciting time for us, and we are relieved to have finally prevailed over them [Pakistan]. Although the pitch was challenging, we kept our focus on the ball and attempted to perform as naturally as possible. The experience that Nabi had as well as our bowling was incredible. Also performing admirably was Najib “opening batsman Rahmanullah Gurbaz expressed some comments on the game after it was over.

“The victory will allow us to build on our enthusiasm and will boost our confidence. Defeating Pakistan is a sign that we are making progress, and we are keeping our fingers crossed that this trend will continue “he continued.

Afghanistan’s First Victory over Pakistan:

In the history of international cricket, this victory was Afghanistan’s first triumph over Pakistan.


On Friday in Sharjah, the opening Twenty20 International (T20I) of a three-game series, Afghanistan defeated Pakistan to earn a historic victory.

The Twenty20 Internationals against Afghanistan are Pakistan’s first since they competed in the Twenty20 World Cup in Australia a year ago, where they finished in second place.

On March 26, in the exact same location, we’ll have the second Twenty20 International of the series.

Playing Sides:

Pakistan: Abdullah Shafique, Mohammad Haris, Saim Ayub, Azam Khan (wk), Shadab Khan (c), Tayyab Tahir, Naseem Shah, Imad Wasim, Faheem Ashraf, Ihsanullah and Zaman Khan.

Afghanistan: Najibullah Zadran, Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Gulbadin Naib, Karim Janat, Mohammad Nabi, Mujeeb Ur Rehman, Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan (c), Naveen-ul-Haq, Fazalhaq Farooqi.

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