Written by Staff Writer
02 Mar, 2014 | 10:02 pm
Match six of the Asia Cup ended in a nail-biting finish as Pakistan clinched victory off the hands of the Indians at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Sunday.
After being put to bat first the Indians posted a total of 245 runs for the loss of etigh wickets in their allotted 50 overs.
None of the Indian batsmen could get the start they required, as they lost wickets at regular intervals. Ambatti Rayudu top scored for India with 58 while Ravichandran Jadeja remained unbeaten on 52.
Saeed Ajmal picked three wickets for 40 runs while Mohammed Hafeez and Mohammed Talha bagged two wickets a piece. Batting in reply, the Pakistanis got off to a good start as openers Sharjeel Khan and Ahmed Shehzad put on 71 runs.
Mohammed Hafeez played a brilliant knock for his side with 75 runs. The game went down to the last over as Pakistan lost two quick wickets. However, big hitting Shahid Afridi sealed victory for Pakistan with a massive six followed by a boundary to end the match.
Pakistan won the match by oen wicket with 2 balls remaining. Ravichandran Ashwin ended with figures of three wickets for 44 runs.
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