In this match of do or die against Hong Kong, Pakistan scored a big score of 193 runs in 20 overs on the basis of this attack by Khushdil Shah.
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against India Asia Cup Pakistan’s batting failed miserably in the first match. Now in the crucial match against Hong Kong, Pakistan showed the power of batting and scored a big score of 193 runs. Opener Mohammad Rizwan killed the most runs for Pakistan, but the gathering was robbed Khushdil Shah, The left-handed batsman bowled only 15 overs, but took the team to a big score while raining sixes in it. After this Khushdil also took a tremendous catch.
Khushdil Shah was piled up after scoring just two runs against India, but this Pakistani batsman took full control on the Hong Kong bowlers. For the Pakistani team batting first at Sharjah ground, Khushdil came to bat in the last overs and did the same thing for which he was selected.
Hit 4 sixes like Surya
Two days ago, Hong Kong had to face India’s attack against Suryakumar, who hit a total of 4 sixes including three consecutive sixes in the 20th over. Now in the style of Suryakumar Yadav, Khushdil Shah also showed his strength. In the 20th over of the Pakistani innings, Khushdil blew sixes with a stormy stroke on the third, fourth, fifth and sixth balls of fast bowler Aijaz Khan.
For the first time in the history of Pakistan cricket, a batsman has achieved the feat of hitting four consecutive sixes in a T20 International match.
— Momo (@Momosheikh12) September 2, 2022
Khushdil batted for just 15 balls and scored 35 runs with the help of 5 sixes. On the strength of this innings, he took Pakistan to 193 runs. On the other hand, Rizwan (78 not out) and Fakhar Zaman (53 runs) scored strong half-centuries.
Tehelka created by taking Dhansu catch
Khushdil did not stop here. After making a splash with the bat, he also showed his fielding skills. In the fifth over of Hong Kong’s innings, Khushdil Shah took a tremendous catch of Yasim Mortaza. Murtaza pulls a short ball from Shahnawaz Dahani, but could not play the shot properly. The catch jumped at short midwicket near the pitch. Khushdil, standing at mid-on, came running and dived forward and took a surprising catch and gave the team the third success.