Pakistan vs Afghanistan 1st ODI Live Score and Updates: Pakistan lose eight wickets, AFG spinners on fire
With the World Cup 2023 fast approaching, both teams have named full-strength squads for the three one-day internationals. Babar Azam's team will face a formidable Afghanistan unit packed of spin wizards who will put their batsmen to the test.
Squads: Pakistan Squad for Afghanistan ODIs: Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam(c), Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Rizwan(w), Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah, Tayyab Tahir, Faheem Ashraf, Usama Mir, Abdullah Shafique, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Agha Salman Afghanistan
Squad for Pakistan ODIs: Rahmanullah Gurbaz(w), Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi(c), Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Azmatullah Omarzai, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Mohammad Saleem Safi, Ikram Alikhil, Wafadar Momand, Abdul Rahman, Riaz Hassan, Noor Ahmad
AFG vs PAK 1st ODI Live Score and Updates
Shahad Khan and Naseem Shah have now added 13 runs off 26 balls to their partnership. Afghanistan fielders made some bad plays. They've been terrible on the pitch today. Pakistan hopes to surpass 200 points.
Pakistan has eight points. Rashid Khan's second wicket is taken. Shaheen Afridi took a clean bowl. With another rapid delivery, Shaheen might just stand there timidly on the back foot and do nothing. Afghanistan spinners are wreaking havoc.
OUT! Mujeeb snatches his third wicket. Mujeeb Ur Rahman hits a home run on the first ball of his ninth over. Quicker in the air and too good for Usama Mir, who gets castled for two out of three balls. Pakistan is presently seven down. Will they be able to score 200 runs?
Pakistan 176/8 43 overs Imam Ul Haq 61 Iftikhar Ahmed 30 runs Mujeeb Ur Rahman 3 wickets.