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A 129-6 score in 20 overs was the result of Pakistan's dominance over Afghanistan in the Asia Cup 2022. Fans lauded Fakhar Zaman after he took two difficult catches against Afghanistan. He had dropped a catch and misfiled, costing Pakistan eight runs against India. He won many hearts after taking the two challenging catches.

Pakistan vs Afghanistan, Asia Cup 2022 | Fakhar Zaman was sensational as he took to catches against Afghanistan here at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Wednesday after playing poorly on the field against India on Sunday.

In their second Super Four game of the T20 Asia Cup 2022, Pakistan’s bowling was outstanding as they held Afghanistan to a meagre 129 runs.

After grabbing Najibullah Zadran’s catch off Shadab Khan’s delivery, Fakhar then grabbed Karim Janat’s catch off Mohammad Nawaz’s delivery.

Fakhar had earlier misfielded and dropped a catch against India at the Dubai International Stadium, costing Pakistan eight runs.

Fakhar was praised by the crowd for making two challenging catches.

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Match Recap in Photos

In Wednesday’s Asia Cup Super 4 match, Pakistan defeated Afghanistan by one wicket.

India and Afghanistan have lost their last two games, and are not eligible for the Sunday final due to the outcome.

Pakistan and Sri Lanka each earned four points to advance to the championship match.

After being called to bat, Afghanistan scored 129/6, with Ibrahim Zadran leading the way with a 37-ball 35.

Pakistan reached 131 for 9 in 19.2 overs, completing the target with four balls remaining.

Pakistan’s top scorer was Iftikhar Ahmed with 30, followed by Shadab Khan with 36.

In the final over, the first two balls, Naseem Shah ripped two consecutive sixes, breaking the hearts of Afghanistan in Sharjah.

Pakistan won by one wicket special credits to Fakhar, the fast bowler’s impressive cameo, advancing them to Sunday’s Asia Cup final where they will face Sri Lanka.

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