According to PCB's Twitter post, Naseem Shah Bat will be auctioned and use half the auction money to help flood victims in Pakistan.
The Asia Cup Tremendous 4 match between Pakistan and Afghanistan turned out to be one of the most thrilling encounters in the event’s history.
After many twists and turns, the Babar Azam-led side was finally able to chase down the target of 130 runs in the final over.
With 11 runs needed in six balls and one wicket in hand, Pakistan’s pacer Naseem Shah turned the tide by hitting two sixes on the first two deliveries of Fazalhaq Farooqi’s final over.
Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem’s teammate, gave him the bat with which he hit two profitable sixes.
In a video posted on the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Twitter, Naseem announced that he will likely put the bat up for auction and donate half of the proceeds to flood victims in Pakistan.
The 19-year-old smashed back-to-back sixes in the final over of a thrilling match in Sharjah, helping to set up a clash with Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup 2022 final.
When Naseem Shah walked out to bat, Pakistan needed 20 off 10 balls and had two wickets in hand.
The tailender, who had only faced one ball in T20Is before this, faced the experienced Asif Ali at the other end and quickly handed over the strike to his more senior teammate.
The teenager made the announcement in a video released by the Pakistan Cricket Board.
Last month, torrential monsoon rains caused the worst flooding in Pakistan’s history, killing hundreds of people and displacing thousands more.
Naseem Shah went down in history after hitting two back-to-back sixes against Afghanistan in the game’s final over.
Pakistan was out of the game after falling behind by 9 runs and needing 11 runs off 6 deliveries.
However, the youngster stepped up at the right time to steal the spotlight and help Pakistan advance to the tournament’s final.
It was announced today that the bat used by Naseem during the game will be auctioned off, with the proceeds going to flood victims.
Highlights | Pakistan vs Afganistan Asia Cup 2022 Super 4 Stage | Naseem Shah
Mohammad Hasnain said in the video that Naseem Shah is “our champion, our tiger.”
For the first time in eight years, the Men in Green will face Sri Lanka in the 2022 Asia Cup final.
The Pakistan team will play the Sri Lankan team once more before the final to wrap up the Super 4s stage, which will take place tonight.
It remains to be seen whether Pakistan will field a full-strength team before the final, especially with Muhammad Wasim Jnr out due to injury before the tournament, as well as Shaheen Afridi
Hundreds of short-term campsites have sprouted on slivers of dry land in the south and west — typically, roads and railway tracks are the only high ground in a sea of water.
There have been numerous reports of mosquito-borne dengue and scabies outbreaks in the camps.
According to the most recent National Catastrophe Management Authority report, the floods killed nearly 1,400 people.
Almost 7,000 kilometres of road have been destroyed, as have 246 bridges, and over 1.7 million homes and businesses.
In terms of the Asia Cup, Pakistan has advanced to the finals after a thrilling victory over Afghanistan.
They will now face off against Sri Lanka in the summit conflict on Sunday.
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