In the highly awaited final match versus Pakistan, India A secured the coin toss and elected to bowl first after making the decision.
Pakistan A Inning
On a favorable batting show-up, Pakistan had given India A a target score of 353 runs to reach.
Pakistan was given the task of batting first, and middle-order hitter Tayyab Tahir responded by scoring a magnificent century, which contributed to Pakistan’s big total on the board.
Tahir carried the charge to the bowlers of India and hit 108 scores in just 71 deliveries with the assistance of 12 boundaries and four maximums. This put Pakistan in a perilous position after the loss of 5 wickets for only 187 runs. An amazing 152.11 percent of his shots were successful.
The opening pair of Sahibzada Farhan (65 runs off 62 balls) and Saim Ayub (59 runs off 51 balls) both scored fifty runs for Pakistan and helped the team get off to a good start by amassing 121 runs on the first wicket. The wickets fell quickly for India throughout the middle overs, which allowed them to make a comeback.
Together with Mubasir Khan, who made 35 runs, Tahir accumulated 126 runs off 98 deliveries while they were batting for the sixth wicket.
Both Riyan Parag and Rajvardhan Hangargekar grabbed two wickets for the Men in Blue in their respective performances.
India A Inning
While Pakistan had one substitution, with Mehran Mumtaz coming in for Amad Butt, India remained the same as they were in the semifinals.
After being set a target of 353, India A was all out for 224 runs after 40 overs of their innings.
Spin bowler Sufiyan Muqeem gave the Men in Blues all kinds of problems by taking three vital wickets, including the opening batsman Abhishek Sharma, who made 61 runs, skipper Yash Dull, who was placed at 39 runs off 41 deliveries, and Harshit Rana, who scored 13 runs, while allowing 66 runs to be scored off of him in 10 overs.
Each Arshad Iqbal, Mohammad Wasim, and Mehran Mumtaz took two wickets to contribute to their team’s success.
Abhishek Sharma, who bats first for India A, was the team’s leading run maker with 61 runs off just 51 deliveries.
In the championship match of the Emerging Asia Cup, which took place in Colombo on Sunday, Sri Lanka, Pakistan Shaheens prevailed over India A by a score of 128 runs.
Aon Ali has graduated from the Institute of Engineering and Technology, Multan in 2012 and then he started his career in a local News agency as an IT manager. Later on, he started creating news reports for the sports category. Since he is fond of cricket, so most of his work is in the coverage of news related to local cricket events.