Pakistan vs Nepal Highlights: Pakistan beat Nepal by 238 runs in first match of Asia Cup 2023

Asia Cup Nepal vs Pakistan 2023 Highlights: The 16th edition of the Asia Cup started on Wednesday (August 30).  In the first match of the tournament, hosts Pakistan had a challenge from Nepal. Babar Azam, the captain of Pakistan, chose to bat after winning the toss. Pakistan took 6 wickets and scored 342 runs in 50 overs. Babar Azam scored  151 and Iftikhar Ahmed scored 109 not out. In reply, Nepal’s team was reduced to  104 runs.

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09:29 PM, 30-AUG-2023

Pakistan beat Nepal by  238 runs

Pakistan has won the opening match of the 2023 Asia Cup: In the first match of the tournament, he defeated Nepal by  238 runs. Batting first after winning the toss, Pakistan scored 342  runs for the loss of six wickets in 50  overs. Captain Babar Azam scored  151 runs and Iftikhar Ahmed scored an unbeaten 109 runs. In reply, Nepal’s team was reduced to  104  runs in 23.4 overs. Pakistan’s next match is against India on September 2. At the same time, Nepal’s next match is against India on September 4.

Batting first, Pakistan had a poor start. Fakhar Zaman scored  14 runs and Imam-ul-Haq scored five runs. After this, Babar and Mohammad Rizwan shared an 86-run  partnership for the third wicket. Rizwan was run out for  44  off  50 balls with the help of six fours. Agha Salman became the victim of Sandeep Lamichhane by scoring five runs. After this, a storm of Babur and Iftikhar was seen in Multan. Babar scored the 19th  century of his ODI career. He scored  151 runs in 131  balls with the help of 14 fours and four sixes. At the same time, Iftikhar scored the first century of ODI career on 67 balls. Iftikhar remained unbeaten on  109  off  71 balls with the help of  11 fours and four sixes. Shadab remained unbeaten on four runs. Sompal Kami took two wickets for Nepal. At the same time, Karan KC and Lamichhane got one wicket each. 

In response, Pakistan’s fast bowlers Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah and Haris Rauf destroyed Nepal’s top order.  By  14 runs, the team had lost three wickets. Kushal Bhurtel scored eight runs, Asif Sheikh scored five runs and captain Rohit Poudel returned to the pavilion without opening the account. Arif Sheikh and Sompal Kami shared a 59-run  partnership for the fourth wicket. This partnership was broken by Haris. He bowled Arif Sheikh. Sheikh could score  26 runs in 38  balls. After this, Haris caught Sompal at the hands of Rizwan. He could score  28  runs in  46 balls. Then the magic of Shadab Khan’s spin was seen. He took four wickets to settle Nepal’s lower order. Gulshan Jha scored  13  runs, Deependra Singh scored three runs, Kushal Malla scored six runs,  while Sandeep Lamichhane and Lalit Rajbanshi could not even open the account. Shadab took four wickets for Pakistan. At the same time, Shaheen Afridi and Haris Rauf got two wickets each. Mohammad Nawaz and Naseem Shah both secured one wicket.

09:07 PM, 30-AUG-2023

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Pakistan vs NEP Asia Cup Live Streaming: Nepal suffer sixth blow

Mohammad Nawaz gave Nepal the sixth blow. Nawaz clean bowled Deepender Singh on the fifth ball of the 21st over. Deepender scored three runs off  11 balls. Nepal’s score is now 91 for six in 21  overs. Gulshan Jha is unbeaten on  13 runs. Kushal Malla has come to the crease after Deepender’s dismissal.

08:55 PM, 30-AUG-2023

 

Pakistan vs NEP Asia Cup Live: Haris gets second success

Haris Rauf got the second breakthrough on the last ball of the  17th over. Haris caught Sompal Kami at the hands of wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan. Kami scored 28  off  46 balls. Nepal have scored  86 runs for five wickets in 19  overs. Gulshan Jha is unbeaten on 11 and Deepender Singh is unbeaten on one run.

08:42 PM, 30-AUG-2023

 

Pakistan vs NEP Asia Cup 2018:  Nepal beat Nepal by 4 wickets

Haris Rauf gave Nepal the fourth blow. Haris clean bowled Arif Shaikh. Arif scored  26  off  38 balls and was clean bowled on the fourth ball of the  15th over. Nepal have scored  82 runs for four wickets in 16  overs. Sompal Kami is  unbeaten on 28 and Gulshan Jha is unbeaten on eight runs.

08:23 PM, 30-AUG-2023

Pakistan vs NEP Asia Cup Live: Nepal complete  50 runs

Nepal’s team has completed  50  runs against Pakistan. He has scored  64  runs in  12 overs at three wickets. Sompal Kami and Arif Sheikh are unbeaten on  23-23.

07:27 PM, 30-AUG-2023

 

Pakistan vs NEP Asia Cup live: Nepal start poorly

Nepal has had a very bad start. He got two shocks in the first over. Shaheen Afridi caught Kushal Bhurtel on the fifth ball at the hands of wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan. Bhurtel started well by hitting two fours, but he could not last long. He scored eight runs off four balls. After him, captain Rohit Podale was lbw out on the next ball.  He could not open the account. After this, Nepal got the third blow on the fourth ball of the second over. Naseem Shah dismissed Asif Sheikh. Asif scored five runs off five balls and Iftikhar Ahmed took his catch. Nepal scored 14 runs for three wickets in two overs.

06:49 PM, 30-AUG-2023

 

Pakistan vs NEP Asia Cup live: Nepal get big target

In their opening innings of play, the Pakistani side has set Nepal a lofty aim of 343 runs. In 50 overs, Pakistan scored 342 runs with six wickets. For him, captain Babar Azam scored the highest 151 runs. In his 131 ball innings, he hit 14 fours and four sixes. Iftikhar Ahmed used 71 balls to score 109 points. In his innings, he hit four sixes and 11 fours. This is the 19th  century of Babar’s career. At the same time, Iftikhar scored the first century.

Wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan contributed 44 runs. Fakhar Zaman was dismissed for  14 runs. Imam-ul-Haq and Aga Salman scored five runs each. At the same time, Shadab Khan was out after scoring four. Sompal Kami took two wickets for Nepal. Sandeep Lamichhane and Karan KC each had one success.

06:05 PM, 30-AUG-2023

 

Pakistan vs NEP Asia Cup Live: Babar Azam’s brilliant century

Babar Azam scored a brilliant century in the first match of the Asia Cup against Nepal. Babar has scored the 19th  century of his career. He completed the century by scoring two runs on the second ball of the 42nd over. On the other hand, Iftikhar Ahmed completed his half-century. Pakistan have scored  228 runs for four wickets in 42  overs. Babar Azam (102) and Iftikhar (51) are unbeaten.

05:28 PM, 30-AUG-2023

 

Pakistan vs NEP Asia Cup Live: Pakistan score 157/4 in  33 overs

Pakistan have scored  157 runs for four wickets in 33 overs against Nepal. Captain Babar Azam is unbeaten on 71  off  86  balls. He is accompanied by Iftikhar Ahmed. Iftikhar has scored  11 runs off 16  balls. Nepal’s team has bowled well so far. He needs to bowl well in the last 17 overs. With this, he can prevent Pakistan from reaching a big score.

05:02 PM, 30-AUG-2023

 

Pakistan vs NEP Asia Cup live: Salman Khan fails to bat

The fourth blow to Pakistan came in the form of Agha Salman. His bat did not play against Nepal. Salman scored five runs off 14 balls. He was caught by Bhurtel on the ball of Sandeep Lamichhane. On the other hand, Pakistan captain Babar Azam has completed his half-century.

04:45 PM, 30-AUG-2023

 

Pakistan vs NEP Asia Cup live: Rizwan gets run out

Nepal’s third success came in the form of Mohammad Rizwan. He was run out for 44  off  50  balls. Rizwan hit six fours in his innings. While taking runs, he was trying to reach his foot instead of bringing his bat to the crease. Deepender Singh’s throw hit the stumps straight and Rizwan was run out. His foot was left in the air. Pakistan scored 112 runs for the loss of three wickets in 24  overs. Babar Azam is unbeaten on  43 runs. After Rizwan’s dismissal, Aga Salman has come to the crease.

04:38 PM, 30-AUG-2023

 

Pakistan vs NEP Asia Cup 2018: Pakistan cross 100-run  mark

Pakistan’s team has completed  100 runs. He has scored  102  runs for two wickets in 22  overs. Babar Azam is unbeaten on 40  off  56 balls and Mohammad Rizwan is  unbeaten on 37  off  44 balls. 77-run partnership between the two batsmen for the third wicket.

04:08 PM, 30-AUG-2023

 

Pakistan vs NEP Asia Cup Live: Pakistan score 63/2 in  13 overs

Pakistan captain Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan have taken over the team after losing two wickets. Pakistan have scored  64 runs for two wickets in 13  overs. Babar and Rizwan have shared  a 39-run  partnership for the third wicket. Rizwan is  unbeaten on 24 and Babar on 15.

03:46 PM, 30-AUG-2023

 

Pakistan vs NEP Asia Cup Live: Nepal get second success

Nepal got the second success in the seventh over. Imam-ul-Haq was run out and returned to the pavilion. Nepal captain Rohit Poudal ran him out. Imam could score only five runs off 14 balls. Pakistan have scored 31 runs for two wickets in eight overs. Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan are at the crease.

03:30 PM, 30-AUG-2023

 

Pakistan vs NEP Asia Cup Live: Nepal get first success

Karan KC gave Nepal the first success. He caught Fakhar Zaman at the hands of wicketkeeper Asif Sheikh on the third ball of the sixth over. Fakhar scored 14  off  20 balls. After his dismissal, captain Babar Azam has landed on the crease. Pakistan have scored 25 runs for one wicket in six overs.

 

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