Pakistan vs Nepal Highlights, Asia Cup 2023: Babar Azam, Shadab Khan Shine As Pakistan Thrash Nepal By 238 Runs

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PAK vs NEP Highlights: Pakistan defeat Nepal by 238 runs© AFP

Pakistan vs Nepal Highlights: Fiery centuries from Babar Azam and Iftikhar Ahmed, adopted by a three-wicket haul from Shadab Khan guided Pakistan to an enormous 238-run victory over Nepal within the opening match of Asia Cup 2023 on Wednesday. After amassing 342 for six batting first, Shaheen Shah Afridi struck twice within the first over as Nepal have been finally bowled out for 104. Shadab Khan claimed 4/27 from his 6.Four overs whereas Naseem Shah and Haris Rauf bowled spectacular spells. Aarif Sheikh (26) and Sompal Kami (28) tried to delay the inevitable however Nepal have been bundled out in solely 23.Four overs. (Stay Scorecard)

Pakistan vs Nepal | Asia Cup 2023 Highlights, Straight from Multan

  • 21:26 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Pakistan win by 238 runs

    Pakistan (342/6) defeat Nepal (104) by 238 runs to start their Asia Cup 2023 marketing campaign with a large win. For Pakistan Babar Azam and Iftikhar Ahmed rating 151 and 109* runs respectively. Later, Shadab Khan took three wickets whereas Shaheen Afridi and Haris Rauf took two wickets every. 

  • 21:25 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: OUT

    OUT!!! Shadab Khan will get his third wicket of the evening and this time he removes Kushal Malla for six. 9 wickets gone for Nepal. 

    NEP 104/9 (23.2 overs)

  • 21:22 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: OUT

    OUT!!! Shadab Khan strikes once more and removes Sandeep Lamichhane for duck. Lamichhane fails to guage the supply as he will get clear bowled. Eight wickets gone for Nepal. 

    NEP 91/8 (21.5 overs)

  • 21:09 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: OUT

    OUT!!! Mohammad Nawaz joins the celebration and removes Dipendra Singh for 3. Dipendra will get utterly bamboozled as Nawaz’s spinning supply rattles up the bails. Sixth wicket gone for Nepal within the chase of 343. 

    NEP 90/6 (20.5 overs)

  • 20:59 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: OUT

    OUT!!! Haris Rauf strikes once more and this time he removes Sompal Kami for 28. Sompal tries to play a shot on the surface off supply however the ball hits the sting and wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan takes a superb catch behind the stumps. Fifth wicket gone for Nepal. 

    NEP 82/5 (17 overs)

  • 20:40 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: OUT

    OUT!!! Haris Rauf lastly has supplied Pakistan with one other breakthrough as he dismissed Aarif Shiekh for 26. Sheikh utterly misjudges the supply because the tempo supply rattles up the center stump. Fourth wicket gone for Nepal and the lethal partnership is lastly damaged. 

    NEP 73/4 (14.Four overs)

  • 20:30 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Pakistan eye wickets

    After taking three wickets in an early stage, Pakistan are actually appear to be shedding the contact within the recreation. Aarif Sheikh and Sompal Kami are stitching a very good partnership and dealing in boundaries. Within the earlier over of Shadab Khan, the duo scores seven runs, which embrace a boundary from Sompal. 

    NEP 73/3 (14 overs)

  • 20:21 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Two boundaries in a single over

    Aarif Sheikh and Sompal Kami smash one boundary every on Haris Rauf’s over. In complete, the pacer leaks 9 runs as Nepal intention to maintain the momentum in the direction of their facet within the chase of 343. 

    NEP 56/3 (11 overs)

  • 20:12 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Four runs off the over

    Aarif Sheikh and Sompal Kami are stitching a stable partnership and steadily taking Nepal forward within the recreation. Within the earlier over of Shaheen Afridi, Aarif smashes a boundary because the pacer leaks solely 4 runs. 

    NEP 46/3 (9 overs)

  • 20:00 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Aarif, Sompal regular

    After shedding wickets in a fast succession, Nepal depend on a steady partnership between Aarif Sheikh and Sompal Kami. The duo is standing steadily and constructing some hopes for Nepal. Within the earlier over of Shaheen Afridi, the duo scores eight runs which embrace a boundary from Sompal. 

    NEP 36/3 (7 overs)

  • 19:50 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Pakistan on prime

    Pakistan pacers Shaheen Afridi and Naseem Shah have been dominating Nepal. Thus far, Nepal have misplaced three wickets and rely on Aarif Sheikh and Sompal Kami for a steady partnership. On the opposite, Pakistan intention to finish the proceedings on the earliest. 

    NEP 26/3 (5 overs)

  • 19:44 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Good over from Naseem

    After shedding three wickets in a fast succession, Nepal are cautiously shifting forward within the chase of 343. Within the earlier over of Nassem Shah, Aarif Sheikh and Sompal Kami rating Four runs, which embrace a boundary from the latter. Terrific bowling from the hosts. 

    NEP 22/3 (Four overs)

  • 19:37 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: OUT

    OUT!!! Naseem Shah has supplied Pakistan with one other breakthrough as he eliminated Aasif Sheikh for five. Aasif will get utterly bamboozled by the swing supply because the ball touches the sting and Iftikhar Ahmed takes a superb catch on the slip. 

    NEP 14/3 (2 overs)

  • 19:25 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: OUT

    OUT!!! After scalping the primary wicket, Shaheen Afridi roars once more on the very subsequent ball as he removes Rohit Paudel for duck. Shaheen strikes on Rohit’s pads because the umpire indicators out. Second wicket gone for Nepal within the first over. 

    NEP 10/2 (1 overs)

  • 19:23 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: OUT

    OUT!!! Shaheen Afridi supplies Pakistan with an early breakthrough as he dismisses Kushal Bhurtel for 8. Bhurtel tries to flick it for a boundary however wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan takes a superb catch behind the stumps. First wicket goen for Nepal within the chase.

    NEP 10/1 (0.5 overs)

  • 19:18 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: We’re again

    Good day and welcome again to the second innings of the Asia Cup 2023 match between Pakistan and Nepal. Within the chase of 343 runs, Kushal Bhurtel and Aasif Sheikh have opened the innings for Nepal. Then again, Shaheen Afridi might be bowling the primary over for Pakistan. 

  • 18:49 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Pakistan 342/6 in 50 overs

    Pakistan rating 342/6 in 50 overs towards Nepal within the first match of Asia Cup 2023. For Pakistan, Babar Azam scored 151 whereas Iftikhar Ahmed smashed 109* runs. For Nepal, Sompal Kami scalped two wickets whereas Sandeep Lamichhane and Karan KC took one wicket every. 

  • 18:48 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: OUT

    In the previous couple of minutes of the primary innings, Nepal get one other breakthrough as Sompal Kami dismisses Babar Azam for 151. In quest of a giant hit, Babar finally ends up giving a catch to Sundeep Jora on the long-off. 

    PAK 338/5 (49.Four overs)

  • 18:44 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Iftikhar hits 100

    Iftikhar Ahmed smashes a boundary off Karan KC’s supply and brings up his century in model. It’s his maiden worldwide hundred. Terrific batting from each Babar and Iftikhar as Pakistan nonetheless have one over left. 

    PAK 331/4 (49 overs)

  • 18:37 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Babar hits 150

    Babar Azam takes a single off Sompal Kami’s supply and brings up his 150. He’s in terrific kind as Pakistan intention for an enormous complete. Then again, Iftikhar Ahmed can also be inching nearer in the direction of his maiden ODI century. 

    PAK 313/4 (48 overs)

  • 18:29 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: 19 runs off the over

    After smashing 20 runs within the earlier over, Pakistan keep the momentum and scores 19 runs on this over. Babar Azam and Iftikhar Ahmed thrash Sandeep Lamichhane because the spinner leaks 19 runs. The over features a boundary from Iftikhar and two big sixes from Babar. 

    PAK 294/4 (46 overs)

  • 18:22 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: 20 runs off the over

    Pakistan batters open a rampage on Nepal bowlers as they smash 20 overs within the earlier over of Sompal Kami. The over embrace a boundary from Iftikhar Ahmed and two consecutive boundaries and an enormous six from Babar Azam. Terrific batting from the duo. 

    PAK 275/4 (45 overs)

  • 18:17 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Iftikhar on fireplace

    After citing his half-century, Iftikhar Ahmed is respiratory fireplace as he has been dealing in boundaries. Within the earlier over of Dipendra Singh, he smashed a six whereas two overs in the past, he smashed a boundary on Gulshan Jha’s supply.

    PAK 255/4 (44 overs)

  • 18:06 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Babar hits 100

    Babar Azam takes a single on Dipendra Singh’s supply and brings up his century in 109 balls. It’s his 10th century within the ODI format as four-down Pakistan intention for a very good complete. Then again, Iftikhar Ahmed has additionally introduced up his second half-century. Sensible batting from each the batters. 

    PAK 225/4 (41.2 overs)

  • 18:05 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Iftikhar hits 50

    Iftikhar Ahmed takes a single off Dipendra Singh’s supply and brings up his half-century in 43 balls. It’s his second half-century within the ODI format. Terrific batting from the Pakistan batter. 

    PAK 223/4 (41.1 overs)

  • 17:48 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Babar nears 100

    After citing his 29th ODI half-century, Babar Azam can also be inching nearer in the direction of his century. Will probably be his 10th century within the ODI format. On the opposite, Iftikhar Ahmed can also be dealing in boundaries and inching nearer in the direction of his fifty. 

    PAK 204/4 (38 overs)

  • 17:38 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Babar combating cramps

    Regardless of placing up a very good present with the bat, skipper Babar Azam is in bother as he has been combating cramps. He’s going through bother whereas working between the wickets. He’s standing unbeaten at 81 and inching nearer in the direction of his 19th century. 

    PAK 180/4 (35 overs)

  • 17:34 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Babar, Iftikhar stable

    Babar Azam and Iftikhar Ahmed have helped Pakistan to get again on observe because the duo is dealing in boundaries. Within the earlier over of Kushal Bhurtel, the duo smashes 10 runs which embrace a boundary from each the batters. 

    PAK 167/4 (34 overs)

  • 17:26 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Good over from Sompal

    Sompal Kami bowls a very good over and controls the move of runs. Within the earlier over, he concedes solely 5 runs as Babar Azam and Iftikhar Ahmed intention for some boundaries. Babar is batting at 71 and might be eyeing 100. 

    PAK 157/4 (33 overs)

  • 17:17 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Good over from Karan

    Karan KC as soon as once more bowls a cost-effective over and controls the move of runs. Within the earlier over, he concedes solely a boundary, which was smashed by Iftikhar Ahmed. Then again, Iftikhar and Babar Azam are standing robust intention for a very good complete for Pakistan. 

    PAK 143/4 (31 overs)

  • 17:07 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Babar hits 50

    Babar Azam takes a double on Karan KC’s supply and brings up his half-century. It’s his 29th half-century within the ODI format. Terrific batting from the skipper as Pakistan intention for an enormous complete. 

    PAK 128/4 (28.2 overs)

  • 17:03 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: OUT

    OUT!!! Sandeep Lamichhane has supplied Nepal with one other breakthrough as he dismissed Agha Salman for five. Salman performs a reverse sweep seeking a boundary however ended up giving a catch to Kushal Bhurtel on the backward level. Fourth wicket gone for Pakistan. 

    PAK 124/4 (27.5 overs)

  • 16:56 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Good over from Lamichhane

    Sandeep Lamichhane bowls a wonderful over and controls the move of runs. Within the earlier over, he concedes solely 4 runs and troubles Pakistan batters. Then again, Babar Azam is inching nearer in the direction of his half-century as he’s standing unbeaten at 47. 

    PAK 120/3 (26 overs)

  • 16:47 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: OUT

    OUT!!! Huge breakthrough for Nepal as Mohammad Rizwan departs for 44. Rizwan performs a shot on Sandeep Lamichhane’s supply and tries to steal a single. Nonetheless, a direct hit from Dipendra Singh, places all his efforts in useless as he will get run out. The robust partnership between Babar and Rizwan is lastly damaged. 

    PAK 111/3 (23.Four overs)

  • 16:37 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Babar nears 50

    Skipper Babar Azam smashes a superb boundary of Lalit Rajbanshi’s supply and takes Pakistan throughout the 100-run mark. With that, he additionally crosses the 40-run mark and inches nearer in the direction of his half-century. Will probably be Babar Azam’s 29th half-century within the ODI format. 

    PAK 100/2 (21.2 overs)

  • 16:32 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Babar, Rizwan Stable

    Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan have stitched a stable partnership of 70 runs and going stable towards Nepal. Babar is standing unbeaten at 34 whereas Rizwan is standing unbeaten at 32. Within the earlier over, the duo rating 7 runs off Dipendra Singh’s supply, which embrace a boundary from Rizwan. 

    PAK 91/2 (20 overs)

  • 16:24 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Good over from Dipendra and Lamichhane

    Dipendra Singh and Sandeep Lamichhane bowl economical overs and management the move of runs. Within the final two overs, they leak solely Three runs every and create strain on Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan. Then again, the Pakistan duo goals for some boundaries with the intention to carry the momentum in the direction of their facet. 

    PAK 78/2 (17 overs)

  • 16:12 (IST)

    PAK vs NEP Stay Rating: Babar, Rizwan regular

    Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan are standing regular and bringing Pakistan again on observe. The duo is smashing boundaries at common intervals and creating strain on Nepal bowlers. Then again, Nepal are desperately ready to scalp the wickets of the duo. 

    PAK 65/2 (14 overs)

  • 16:06 (IST)

    PAK vs NEP Stay: FOUR

    FOUR!!! After analyzing the sport for a bit, Mohammad Rizwan neatly performs a shot on Lalit Rajbanshi’s supply and steals a boundary. Rizwan brilliantly fires shot in the direction of the brief high-quality leg and will get 4 runs. Pakistan intention for extra such boundaries. 

    PAK 56/2 (12 overs)

  • 15:57 (IST)

    Pakistan vs Nepal Stay Rating: Good over from Rajbanshi

    After delivering a no-ball and getting hit for a boundary on the free-hit, Nepal spinners makes a very good comeback on the remaining 5 balls as he leaks only one extra run. Nepal are desperately eyeing the wicket of Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan whereas Pakistan batters intention for some boundaries. 

    PAK 44/2 (10 overs)

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