Asian Cup 2023: Pakistan captain Babar Azam and Iftikhar Ahmed have scored centuries in the match between Pakistan and Nepal being played at Multan Cricket Stadium in Multan. By defeating the bowlers of Nepal team, these two players took Pakistan to a huge target.
Babar Azam and Iftikhar Ahmed’s amazing performance in Multan
Pakistan’s batsmen batted fiercely in the opening match of Asia Cup 2023. Let us tell you that Pakistan captain Babar Azam and cricketer Iftikkar Ahmed scored centuries for the team. Taking the test of Nepali bowlers, Babar Azam scored 151 runs in 131 balls with the help of 14 fours and 4 sixes, while the other player Iftikhar Ahmed scored 109 runs in 71 balls with the help of 11 fours and 4 sixes. Earlier, after winning the toss and coming to bat, Pakistan had a bad start and the team lost 2 wickets for 25 runs.
Pakistan team set a huge target
Let us tell you that in the opening match of the Asia Cup, the Pakistan team, after winning the toss and coming to bat, recovered from a bad start and set a huge target of 342 runs at the loss of 6 wickets due to the excellent performance of the batsmen in the match. Apart from Babar Azam and Iftikkar Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan also batted brilliantly and contributed 44 runs for the team.
Nepal team created history
Let us tell you that the Nepal team created history and took the field for the first time to play an Asia Cup match. On behalf of the Nepal team, bowler Kisii Karan showed the way to the pavilion to the opening batsman Fakhar Zaman by presenting a spectacular bowling display. For some reason, he became the first bowler to take a wicket for Nepal in the Asia Cup match.
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