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.
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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.
|Babar Azam (c)||60||86||4||1||69.76|
|Shaheen Shah Afridi||2||1||0||0||200.00|
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.
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
For more details head to ICC’s official website.