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6th Match, Group A (N), Sharjah, September 02, 2022, Men's T20 Asia Cup
(10.4/20 ov, T:194) 38

Pakistan won by 155 runs

Player Of The Match
78* (57)
Pakistan Innings
Hong Kong Innings
Match Flow
Pakistan  (20 ovs maximum)
not out 785710561136.84
c & b Ehsan Khan981310112.50
c Aizaz Khan b Ehsan Khan53417232129.26
not out 35152105233.33
Extras(nb 1, w 17)18
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 9.65)193/2
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Babar Azam, 2.5 ov), 2-129 (Fakhar Zaman, 16.1 ov)
2.5 to Babar Azam, caught and bowled. Slower in the air, Babar goes down the ground, but fails to keep it down. A bit of an unforced error, but possibly it has dipped on him. Offers a return catch while looking for a single down the ground. Ehsan takes a good low catch to his right even as the ball swerves away. 13/1
16.1 to Fakhar Zaman, taken at backward point! Slices this to the man placed at the edge of the circle. The ball was a lowish full toss which was angling into him from the angle from around the wicket, as it was also tossed up. Fakhar made room early, and also skipped down. Ended up finding the fielder since he had to play at it once he was down the pitch. Just when he was looking dangerous, Hong Kong have got Fakhar. 129/2
Hong Kong  (T: 194 runs from 20 ovs)
c Asif Ali b Naseem Shah813121061.53
c Khushdil Shah b Shahnawaz Dahani27230028.57
b Naseem Shah044000.00
lbw b Mohammad Nawaz610231060.00
b Shadab Khan1690016.66
b Mohammad Nawaz46100066.66
c Iftikhar Ahmed b Mohammad Nawaz35100060.00
b Shadab Khan3460075.00
not out 0113000.00
b Shadab Khan1570020.00
lbw b Shadab Khan034000.00
Extras(lb 2, w 8)10
TOTAL10.4 Ov (RR: 3.56)38
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Nizakat Khan, 2.1 ov), 2-16 (Babar Hayat, 2.5 ov), 3-19 (Yasim Murtaza, 4.5 ov), 4-25 (Aizaz Khan, 6.2 ov), 5-30 (Kinchit Shah, 7.3 ov), 6-31 (Scott McKechnie, 7.5 ov), 7-36 (Haroon Arshad, 8.6 ov), 8-36 (Zeeshan Ali, 9.1 ov), 9-38 (Ayush Shukla, 10.1 ov), 10-38 (Mohammad Ghazanfar, 10.4 ov)
2.1 to Nizakat Khan, looks to drive this over square again, but this time he gets just the toe end. Looks like it has arrived before he is through the shot. This is full and at 143ks and outside off. He is trying to drive from deep inside the crease. 16/1
2.5 to Babar Hayat, four dots, a slog and timber. That's Hayat's innings. No foot movement. Deep in the crease and heaves at this length ball. It nips back in a little and kisses the top of off. 16/2
4.5 to Yasim Murtaza, late on the pull and he is caught. Dahani gets it head high, and Murtaza manages just a soft top edge. Khushdil charges in from mid-on and dives to take the low catch. 19/3
6.2 to Aizaz Khan, doesn't pick the wrong'un. Is done in by length too. Goes back to look to late-cut this length ball, but it pitches on on off and turns back in. Too full to cut anyway, and then the turn in does him completely. Four down now. 25/4
8.6 to Haroon Arshad, they are not reading Shadab. Haroon looks to go down for a sweep, sees the length is not quite there, then tries to just guide it behind square on the leg side, and gets too far inside the line. The wrong'un does the rest. 36/7
10.1 to A Shukla, gone, bowled him! Another clueless slog from a Hong Kong batter, and Shadab is on a hat-trick. This was tossed up, and was a wrong 'un. It spent a good few second wobbling in, and pitched full outside off, before turning in to strike off stump as Shukla missed his slog. 38/9
10.4 to Mohammad Ghazanfar, confident appeal for leg before, and given! But Ghazanfar reviews. Looked like there was bat first on real time, but we'll see. Nope, it is certainly pad first, as it flips the flap of the back pad off a good length on off, with the ball skidding on off the surface. There wasn't much of a turn there, as he got his front leg out of the way to try and tried to poke at it but missed. Replays show there is umpire's call on impact, and also umpire's call on clipping the off stump. Hong Kong cleaned up for 38, which is 31 fewer than their previous lowest score in T20Is. 38/10
7.3 to KD Shah, full enough for the lbw? The umpire thinks so, but the batter has reviewed it. Nawaz is bowling from round the wicket and bowls it full. Shah is beaten on the slog sweep and hit on the pad. But I don't see any turn back in. The only way he gets the lbw then is with a really full ball that doesn't have time to angle past the off stump. This is full enough. Just about. Clipping off, says the ball tracker. That makes it five down. 30/5
7.5 to SS McKechnie, bowled between the legs, I think. Yeah he is. Premeditates a sweep and this is really full. If he stretches forward a little, he can even take it on the full, but he has committed to the sweep. The ball squeezes between his legs to knock the stumps over. 31/6
9.1 to Zeeshan Ali, this is a procession. At least he is not out middle stump to a goggly. Steps out of the crease looking to hit a six, but is not quite to the pitch of it, and the turn away means he doesn't get enough into the shot. Caught at long-on. 36/8
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  • Pakistan innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 40 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Pakistan: 50 runs in 7.2 overs (45 balls), Extras 3
  • Over 8.6: Review by Pakistan (Batting), Umpire - RSA Palliyaguruge, Batter - Fakhar Zaman (Upheld)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 43 balls (Mohammad Rizwan 27, Fakhar Zaman 20, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: Pakistan - 64/1 in 10.0 overs (Mohammad Rizwan 31, Fakhar Zaman 21)
  • Mohammad Rizwan: 50 off 42 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Pakistan: 100 runs in 13.4 overs (83 balls), Extras 5
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 73 balls (Mohammad Rizwan 57, Fakhar Zaman 40, Ex 5)
  • Fakhar Zaman: 50 off 38 balls (3 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Pakistan: 150 runs in 17.4 overs (107 balls), Extras 8
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 21 balls (Mohammad Rizwan 16, Khushdil Shah 23, Ex 13)
  • Innings Break: Pakistan - 193/2 in 20.0 overs (Mohammad Rizwan 78, Khushdil Shah 35)
  • Hong Kong innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 5.0 (Mandatory - 19 runs, 3 wickets)
  • Over 7.3: Review by Hong Kong (Batting), Umpire - RR Wimalasiri, Batter - KD Shah (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Drinks: Hong Kong - 38/8 in 10.0 overs (Ehsan Khan 0, A Shukla 1)
  • Over 10.4: Review by Hong Kong (Batting), Umpire - RSA Palliyaguruge, Batter - Mohammad Ghazanfar (Struck down - Umpires Call)
Sharjah Cricket Stadium
TossHong Kong, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Match numberT20I no. 1756
Match days02 September 2022 - night (20-over match)
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Match Referee
PointsPakistan 2, Hong Kong 0
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