Colombo witnessed a thrilling final of IND A vs PAK A, ACC Men’s Emerging Asia Cup 2023 where India got defeated by 128 runs. Tayyab Tahir with a blistering century was named Man of the Match. Here are the match details & record updates, you need to know.
This article will thoroughly give a brief about the IND A vs PAK A Acc Men’s Emerging Asia Cup, Final.
A magnificent century by Tayyab Tahir, followed up by a three-wicket haul from Sufyan Muqeem guided Pak A to a massive victory.
Ind A suffered their 1st defeat in the ACC Men,s Emerging Asia Cup tournament 2023. Take a bow.!
Young Indian Captain, Yash Dhull confidently opted to bowl first after winning the toss in Premadasa Stadium Colombo. As Pak A was invited to bat first, Pakistani openers Saim Ayab & Sahibzada Farhan came to the crease having firm faith. Both the openers played excellently, giving Pak A a wonderful start in the Final match of the ACC Emerging Asia Cup 2023. It was India’s first defeat in the tournament.
Saim Ayub with his current best form, sprinkled shades of his talent in the shape of a superb fifty up front. He made 59 off 51 balls with the help of 2 sixes and 7 boundaries. Sahibzada Farhan with a very unlucky run-out, made 65 runs off 62 balls, with 4 massive sixes. While running a sharp single, he got slipped in the middle of the crease and then didn’t get back in time. Ex-Pak A captain gone on his first ball failing once again to get a start.
Then came the 29-year-old star player who produced a terrific knock of 108 runs in no time. Pak A got a strong total of 352 runs for India A. In response to it, India A could only manage to make 224 runs, losing the match by 128 Runs. The only player who scored 50, was Abhishek Sharma with a top score of 61 runs. Sufiyan Muqeem from Pak A sent 3 key Indian players back into the pavilion. Only after the toss, everything went in the favor of Pakistan.
Tayyab Tahir Match-Winning Century:
Gujarat-born right-handed attacking mode batsman, Tayyab Tahir produced a heroic inning of 108 runs just off 71 balls. During that anticipation, he totally played fearless cricket by smashing the spinners in an exemplary way with the help of Mubasir Khan on the other end. He completed his century in the 42 over of the match. He nudged a single off his pads towards fine leg. Before that, in the same over, he slammed a massive six down the ground when he was playing on 92 runs. As PAK A posted a mammoth total of 352 runs with the help of Tayyab Tahir’s century, the result was in no real doubt.
That masterclass knock took 71 deliveries only with a strike rate of 152.11. Meanwhile, playing his natural cricket, Tayyab Tahir had a massive role in securing the victory in ACC Men,s Emerging Asia Cup Final. After that incredible century, he was named the Man of the Match as no one deserved better than him.
Table-turning opening partnership:
Keeping the key fact in mind that Saim Ayub & Sahibzada Farhan both have a fair amount of International experience which provided Pak A an impressive start.
Both Pak A openers played beautifully, posting up a fabulous opening partnership to showcase high-class resistance. Only if, Sahibzada Farhan hasn’t, slipped in the middle of the pitch, he would have also made a century. Adding more on it, Saim Ayub made 59 runs off 51 balls and Sahibzada Farhan scored 65 runs off 62 balls. Thinking of the turning points of the match, this partnership comes to the top of the list.
Twitter Praised Pakistan Wonderfully:
On the blessed night when Pak A bagged the little of Acc Men,s Emerging Asia Cup 2023, Twitter admired Pak A’s team in a historic way.
And why not, these young lads have written their fate by their own hands by defeating India. Therefore, their heroics will be written in the good books of cricket for sure.
Many of the formal Crickets legends and the current International appreciated the young Pak A team on Twitter in a flawless way. See below what the legends have said about that heroic victory.
See what, the word best player Babar Azam has said on this on this Fortunate occasion
Watch the feeling of the king of Dusra, Saed Ajmal on Twitter
It is stated for just providing a fair amount of information that is 2nd consecutive win in ACC Men’s Emerging Asia Cup.
Earlier, Pak A also bagged a comprehensive win last year, creating history.