• Thu. May 23rd, 2024

Asia Cup: Pakistan A Defeat India A by 128 Runs to Win ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup

Asia Cup Colombo, July 23, 2023: Pakistan A defeated India A by 128 runs in the final of the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup to claim their second consecutive title.

Batting first, Pakistan A posted a mammoth 352 for 8, thanks to a brilliant hundred from Tayyab Tahir. Tahir scored 108 off 71 balls, with 12 fours and four sixes. He was well-supported by skipper Rohail Nazir, who scored 62 off 53 balls.

In reply, India A were never in the chase and were bowled out for 224 in 40 overs. Sai Sudharsan top-scored for India A with 64 off 56 balls, but no other batsman could make a significant contribution.

Tayyab Tahir was the pick of the bowlers for Pakistan A, taking 3 for 27. He was well-supported by Mohammad Wasim Jr, who took 2 for 29.

With this win, Pakistan A have now won the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup on two occasions. They first won the tournament in 2021, when they defeated Sri Lanka A in the final.


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India A’s batting woes continue

India A’s batting woes continued in the final, as they were once again bowled out for a low score. This is the third time in this tournament that India A have been bowled out for under 250.

The team’s batting has been led by Sudharsan, who has scored two half-centuries in the tournament. However, no other batsman has been able to consistently contribute with the bat.

India A will need to address their batting woes if they want to be successful in the future. They have a number of talented batsmen in their squad, but they need to find a way to get them firing on all cylinders.

Pakistan A retain title

Pakistan A have retained the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup title, thanks to a dominant performance in the final. They were led by Tahir’s hundred, and their bowlers were also impressive.

This is a major achievement for Pakistan A, and it shows that they are one of the top emerging teams in Asia. They will be hoping to build on this success in the future.

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