Cricket World Cup

Pakistan got their second win by defeating Nepal

Pakistan got their second win by defeating Nepal. In the Under-19 Cricket World Cup, Pakistan defeated Nepal by 5 wickets to win the tournament for the second consecutive time.

Nepal set a target of 198 runs while playing first, the green shirts achieved the target in the 48th over at the loss of 5 wickets. In the Group D match played in East London, Nepal‘s batting line was staggered at the beginning, two players returned to the pavilion for 43 runs, after that, runs continued to be scored and wickets continued to fall.

The Nepal team was bowled out for 197 runs off the last ball. B Pin Rawal was the top scorer with 39 runs. On behalf of Pakistan, Arafat Minhas took 3 wickets for 23 runs, while Obaid Shah and Ahmed Hasan dismissed 2 and 2 players respectively.

Chasing the target, Hussain and Shahzeb Khan gave Pakistan an 80-run start, but then 4 wickets fell with the addition of 24 runs. First Ahmed Hassan supported then Haroon Arshad and Azan gave the team victory by 5 wickets.

Azaan scored 63 and Haroon 15 not out for Pakistan. Shamil and Shahzeb scored 37 and 37 runs. Pakistan U-19 cricket team qualified for the next stage with their second consecutive success in the tournament.

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