Pakistan set target of 268 against Afghanistan in the 3rd ODI match

PAK vs AFG, 3rd ODI: In the third and last match of the ongoing three-match ODI series between Pakistan and Afghanistan(PAK vs AFG, 3rd ODI), Pakistan scored 268 runs for the loss of eight wickets in 50 overs while batting first. Babar Azam has scored his second consecutive half-century of this series.

Imam-ul-Haq gave Pakistan its first shot while they were batting first, but both of their openers were soon dismissed. He scored 13 runs, while Fakhar Zaman, the other opener, scored 27 runs. Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan’s dismissal strengthened the Pakistani team’s position. A century partnership for the third wicket was shared by the two. Mohammad Rizwan scored 67 runs in his innings while Babar was dismissed for 60 runs off 86 balls.

Pakistan Scorecard

Fakhar Zaman27335081.81
Babar Azam (c)60864169.76
Mohammad Rizwan 67796184.81
Saud Shakeel9620150.00
Agha Salman383141122.58
Shadab Khan380037.50
Mohammad Nawaz302521120.00
Faheem Ashraf2200100.00
Shaheen Shah Afridi2100200.00

For Afghanistan, Gulbadin Naib and Fareed Ahmad Malik got 2-2 wickets while Fazalhaq Farooqi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Rashid Khan got 1 wicket each. Afghanistan need 269 to win the match. Where yet another Pakistan will try to win the third ODI match and win the series 3-0, while Afghanistan will try to win the second and last match to end the series with a win.

Match Details

Series – Afghanistan v Pakistan in Sri Lanka, 2023

Match – AFG vs PAK, 3rd ODI

Date – Saturday, August 26, 2023

Toss – Pakistan won the toss and opt to bat

Time – 3:00 PM

Venue – R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

PAK vs AFG, 3rd ODI Playing 11

Pakistan: Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Saud Shakeel, Agha Salman, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Wasim Jr

Afghanistan: Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), Gulbadin Naib, Riaz Hassan, Shahidullah Kamal, Mohammad Nabi, Fareed Ahmad Malik, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi

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