NEW DELHI: Pakistan’s Fire Thrower, Harris Ravenled a relentless pace attack against Afghanistan, achieving a career-best 5-stroke and giving his team a resounding victory after 142 runs in the first day-long international tournament. (ODI) in Hambantota, Sri Lanka on Tuesday.
Rauf’s exceptional record of 5-18 in 6.2 rounds leaves Afghanistan struggling with the second-lowest ODI for a total of 59 runs, achieving just over 19.2 rounds. This remarkable achievement comes after Pakistan’s batting rounds, where they were disqualified for 201 runs in 47.1 rounds.
With this victory, Pakistan now leads 1-0 in a three-match series, marking the first bilateral series between these two nations. Upcoming matches are scheduled to take place in Colombo on Thursday and Saturday.
Rauf’s destructive magic begins after the fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi Put out Ibrahim Zadran And Rahmat Shah with consecutive serves in the third inning, bringing Afghanistan down to 3-4.
Naseem Shah contributed by eliminating the captain of Afghanistan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, without scoring. Then Rauf took over, completing an all-out victory.
Rauf secured the title by knocking out Ikram Alikhil, top scorer Rahmanullah GurbanzMohammed Nabi, Rashid Khanand Mujeeb Ur Rahman, completing the lifting of the Afghan batting order.
Rauf’s previous best record was a 4–65 win over England in Birmingham in 2021. Shaheen Shah Afridi finished 2-9.
Afghanistan’s lowest total ODI of all matches was 58 runs, recorded against Zimbabwe in Sharjah in 2016.
Prior to that, Rahman was Pakistan’s sabotage commander-in-chief. The 22-year-old tennis player was fired the world’s number one player Babar Azam to duck the third ball ended with a score of 3-33, while Nabi led 2-34 and Rashid 2-42.
Only the opening goal of Imam-ul-Haq with 94 61 balls, Shadab Khan (39) and Iftikhar Ahmed (30) offered some resistance as Pakistan’s much-vaunted batting failed on the field. slow Hambantota movement.
Hit the first ball after winning the coin toss, Pakistan lost to Fakhar Zaman opening the scoring on the fourth ball of the match by a score of two before Rahman knocked out Azam and Mohammad Rizwan (21) in the first game. his ancestor.
Haq stabilized the innings with a fifth score of 50 with Ahmed and another 40 with Shadab before Nabi quickly eliminated Haq and Ahmed.
The Haq half of the 17th century has only two boundaries.
Excellent spinner Rashid took the win with Agha Salman (seven) and Shaheen Shah Afridi for two.
Shadab, who hit three boundaries on his 50-ball shot, added a priceless stand in 35 runs with Naseem (18 no-passes) for his ninth shot before the latter. run out of.
(With AFP input)