In the Asia Cup match, Pakistan defeated Hong Kong by a huge margin of 155 runs, the opposing team was reduced to just 38 runs, Shadab Khan sent 4 players and Muhammad Nawaz 3 players to the pavilion. In the match played in Sharjah, Pakistan gave a target of 194 runs to Hong Kong for victory, the opposing team was reduced to only 38 runs, Shadab Khan gave 8 runs to 4, Muhammad Nawaz gave 5 runs to 3, Naseem Shah gave 7 runs. 2 for runs and Shahnawaz Durmira sent a player to the pavilion. No player of the Hong Kong team could enter into double figures, captain Nazakat Khan was the top scorer with 8 runs.
Pakistan defeated Hong Kong by a huge margin of 155 runs | Asia Cup 2022
Earlier, Hong Kong won the toss and elected to field. Batting first, Pakistan scored 193 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 2 wickets. Fakhar Zaman scored 53 runs off 41 balls, Mohammad Rizwan scored 78 runs off 57 balls, captain Babar Azam could score only 9 runs. Khushdil Shah scored 35 runs off 15 balls, he hit 4 sixes off the last 4 balls. Mohammad Rizwan was declared the best player of the match. Pakistan has reached the Super Four, they will face India in the first match on Sunday. India defeated Pakistan by 5 wickets in the first match. India also beat Hong Kong by 40 runs. The two teams faced each other for the first time in the T20 format.