Gritty Rizwan and Shafiq help Pakistan win highest summit clash in World Cup history


Pakistan continued their dominance over Sri Lanka within the ODI World Cup, defeating them by six wickets on the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Tuesday, October 10. Mohammad Rizwan and Abdullah Shafiq carried out brilliantly with the bat with their sensible centuries and helped their staff chase the best goal of 345 within the historical past of ODI World Cup.

The Babar Azam-led facet didn’t have a great begin as they misplaced their opener Imam Ul Haq (12 off 12) within the fourth over of the innings. Pakistan was additional diminished to its knees after captain Babar was as soon as once more dismissed cheaply after scoring 10 (15) runs. Seeing their staff in bother, Abdullah Shafiq (113 runs on 103 balls) and Mohammad Rizwan made an enormous partnership of 176 runs on 155 balls. After Shafiq’s dismissal, Rizwan took the duty of main his staff to victory and performed an excellent inning of 134 runs in 121 balls with the assistance of 9 fours and three sixes.

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Earlier within the day, Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka gained the toss and elected to bat first. However, they misplaced their opener Kusal Perera within the very second over for a duck on 4 balls. His associate Pathum Nissanka carried the innings ahead along with his sensible half-century (51 off 61 balls) and added 102 runs for the third wicket with Kusal Mendis.

Kusal Mendis and Sadira Samarawickrama scored centuries for Sri Lanka.

Their partnership was damaged by Shadab Khan, who dismissed Nissanka, nevertheless, Mendis continued to face Pakistan’s bowling assault and scored an excellent century (122 runs off 77 balls).

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Sadira Samarawickrama eased Pakistan’s troubles by scoring one other century (108 off 89 balls) and helped her staff publish a mammoth whole of 344/9 within the allotted 50 overs. Hasan Ali took 4 wickets for 71 runs in ten overs, whereas Haris Rauf (2 wickets for 64 runs) additionally took two wickets.

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