India vs Pakistan U19 Asia Cup 2023: Azan Awais’ Century Guides Pakistan to Easy Eight-Wicket Win:

India vs Pakistan U19 Asia Cup 2023: Azan Awais' Century Guides Pakistan to Easy Eight-Wicket Win:

News by “Sana Ullah”

Dubai, December 10, 2023: Azan Awais’ magnificent century led Pakistan to a comfortable eight-wicket victory over arch-rivals India in the U19 Asia Cup 2023 match played in Dubai on Sunday. Chasing a modest target of 264, Pakistan reached the target in just 47 overs, losing only two wickets in the process.

Azan Awais’ Dominating Knock:

Opening batsman Azan Awais was the star of the show for Pakistan, scoring a brilliant 138 off 133 balls. His knock included 15 boundaries and 3 sixes, as he displayed exquisite timing and shot selection throughout his innings. Awais’ century laid the foundation for Pakistan’s comfortable victory, ensuring they never fell behind the required run rate.

Solid Support from Shahzaib Khan:

Azan Awais received excellent support from his opening partner, Shahzaib Khan, who contributed a valuable 63 runs off 88 balls. The duo put on a solid opening stand of 138 runs, putting Pakistan in a commanding position early on.

Indian Bowlers Lackluster:

The Indian bowlers struggled to contain the Pakistani batsmen, particularly Awais. They lacked the discipline and accuracy to put pressure on the opposition, failing to pick up wickets at regular intervals.

Pakistan’s Bowling Performance:

Earlier, Pakistan had restricted India to 263 for 2 in their allotted 50 overs. Off-spinner Zeeshan Zameer was the pick of the bowlers for Pakistan, claiming two wickets for 38 runs.

India’s Missed Opportunities:

India had the opportunity to take control of the match after winning the toss and electing to bat first. However, they failed to capitalize on their early advantage, losing two wickets in the space of 10 runs.

Azan Awais – Player of the Match:

Azan Awais was deservedly awarded the Player of the Match award for his outstanding performance. His century was the cornerstone of Pakistan’s victory, and he played with maturity and composure throughout his innings.

Pakistan’s Dominance in U19 Asia Cup:

Pakistan’s victory over India further strengthens their position as favorites to win the U19 Asia Cup 2023. They have displayed impressive form throughout the tournament and will be difficult to beat in the remaining matches.

  • Pakistan’s brilliant batting lineup, led by Azan Awais, proved too strong for India.
  • The Indian bowlers lacked the discipline and accuracy to contain the Pakistani batsmen.
  • Pakistan’s victory solidifies their position as favorites to win the U19 Asia Cup 2023.

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