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Afghanistan vs Pakistan, Asia Cup 2022, LIVE Updates: Haris Rauf Gets Rahmanullah Gurbaz As Afghanistan Lose First Wicket Early

PAK vs AFG Live: Hazratullah Zazai key as Afghanistan lose early wicket.© AFP




PAK vs AFG, Asia Cup 2022, Score Updates: Afghanistan are a wicket down against Pakistan after being put into bat first. Rahman. Afghanistan opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Hazratullah Zazai had started strongly before Haris Rauf ended their partnership. Rauf dismissed Gurbaz on 17 in the fourth over. Pakistan won the toss and elected to bowl against Afghanistan in a crucial Asia Cup Super-4 clash at the Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium. Pakistan eye a win which will take them to the final. A defeat for Afghanistan, on the other hand, will end their journey at the Asia Cup, having already lost their opening Super-4 fixture to Sri Lanka. A Pakistan win will also end India’s hopes of reaching the final. Sri Lanka and Pakistan could meet twice in the space of three days, including the final on Sunday, if Afghanistan fail to win today. (LIVE SCORECARD)

Playing XIs

Pakistan: Babar Azam (capt), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain

Afghanistan: Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Ibrahim Zadran, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi (capt), Karim Janat, Rashid Khan, Azmatullah Omarzai, Fareed Ahmad, Mujeeb-ur-Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi

Asia Cup Live Score Updates Between Pakistan and Afghanistan straight from the Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium

  • September07202219:51 (IST)

    AFG vs PAK: Bowled him

    Rauf cleans up Gurbaz! Nips back in sharply and he was caught off-guard.

  • September07202219:46 (IST)

    PAK vs AFG: In the gap for four

    It’s on a good length and angling away from Hazratullah Zazai who steers backward point and short third man for a four

  • September07202219:40 (IST)

    AFG vs PAK: What a shot!

    He connects this time! Waist length delivery in the middle, Gurbaz shuffles across and lofts it into the stands.

  • September07202219:39 (IST)

    PAK vs AFG: Misses

    Swing and a miss! Afghanistan fail to utilise the free hit as Gurbaz fails to connect with Hasnain’s short-pitched delivery

  • September07202219:10 (IST)

    PAK vs AFG: Here’s how both teams line-up

    Pakistan: Babar Azam (capt), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain

    Afghanistan: Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Ibrahim Zadran, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi (capt), Karim Janat, Rashid Khan, Azmatullah Omarzai, Fareed Ahmad, Mujeeb-ur-Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi

  • September07202219:03 (IST)

    PAK vs AFG: Pakistan win toss

    Pakistan win the toss and opt to bowl vs Afghanistan. Pakistan remain unchanged while Afghanistan make to alterations.

  • September07202217:30 (IST)

    PAK vs AFG: Hello!

    Good afternoon and welcome to our live coverage of the ongoing Asia Cup. In today’s match, Pakistan take on Afghanistan in the Super 4 in Sharjah. Pakistan eye a win which will take them to the final, while a defeat for Afghanistan will end their journey in the tournament.

    Stay tuned for more updates!

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