New Delhi. Pakistan defeated India by 128 runs to win the Emerging Asia Cup title for the second time in a row. On the basis of Tyeb Tahir’s excellent century, Pakistan scored a huge score of 352 runs for 8 wickets in the final played in Colombo. Tahir scored 108 off 71 balls. Hit 12 fours and 4 sixes. In response, the Indian team returned to the pavilion after scoring 224 runs in 40 overs. Abhishek Sharma scored 61 runs. For Pakistan, left-arm spinner Sufiyan Mukim took 3 wickets. 20 year old Mehran Mumtaz also got 2 wickets. In the match, Pakistan’s team came down with 3 plans, to which the Indian team had no answer. Let us tell you about this…
1. In the match The toss was won by Indian captain Yash Dhull. Pakistan asked to bat first. After the match Pakistan captain Mohammad Haris said that we had lost the toss. The pitch was flat. For this reason we had to make a big score. Even after the defeat in the last match, we showed our natural game. As far as Indian batting is concerned, we saw footage of Sai Sudarshan and Abhishek Sharma batting. We knew that if these two get out, then the match will become very easy for us. Our bowlers did the same.
2. Indian The team registered an easy win over Pakistan by 8 wickets in the group round. In that match, Pakistan did not field Tayyab Tahir to Sufiyan Mukim. Pakistan team coach Mohammad Mashrur said that we had reached the semi-finals. For this reason, Tahir and Mukim were not fielded in the league round against India. In the title match, both the players proved to be a surprise package for Team India.
3.Team India is known for playing spinners well, but Indian players could not do anything amazing in front of the pair of left arm spinners in the final. 22-year-old Sufiyan Mukim took 3 wickets for 66 runs in 10 overs. It included the big wickets of Abhishek Sharma and captain Yash Dhull. At the same time, 20-year-old left-arm spinner Mehran Mumtaz took 2 wickets for 30 runs in 8 overs. Dhruv Jurel and Ryan Parag were sent to the pavilion.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 24, 2023, 05:51 IST