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Pakistan A Storms into Emerging Asia Cup Final with 60-Run Victory

Pakistan A Storms into Emerging Asia Cup Final with 60-Run Victory

In a thrilling semi-final clash of the Emerging Asia Cup, Pakistan A emerged victorious, defeating Sri Lanka A by a commanding margin of 60 runs. The Men in Green put up an impressive total of 322 runs on the board, thanks to notable contributions from Omair Bin Yousuf, who scored 88 runs, and captain Mohammad Haris, who played a quick knock of 52 runs. Their aggressive batting propelled Pakistan A to a competitive total at the end of their innings.

Opting to chase, the home side made a valiant effort but fell short, getting bowled out for 262 in 45.4 overs. Pacer Arshad Iqbal led the way for Pakistan A with brilliant figures of 5-37, causing significant damage to the Sri Lankan batting lineup. Mubasir Khan and Sufiyan Muqeem also played their part, securing two wickets each for the winning side.

Despite the efforts of Sahan Arachchige and Avishka Fernando, who both scored 97 runs, Sri Lanka A couldn’t surpass the target set by Pakistan A, falling well short in the end.

With this impressive victory, Pakistan A secures a place in the final of the tournament and awaits the outcome of the second semi-final between India A and Bangladesh A. The stage is set for an exciting showdown on Sunday, July 23, in Colombo, where Pakistan A will aim to clinch the Emerging Asia Cup title against their formidable opponent.

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