Asia Cup 2022: Pakistan Thump Hong Kong To Set Up Super Sunday Clash Against India

Asia Cup 2022: Pakistan Thump Hong Kong To Set Up Super Sunday Clash Against India

Pakistan vs India Asia Cup 2022: Babar Azam-led Pakistan made it to the super-four stage of the Asia Cup 2022 after crushing Hong Kong by 155 runs in a must-win match at Sharjah Cricket Ground on Friday. Batting first, Pakistan had set a mammoth target of 194 runs for Hong Kong. In reply, the entire team was bundled out for just 38 runs. Not only did Pakistan beat Hong Kong to regain some much-needed momentum but also set up a second showdown against arch-nemesis India, who topped Group A, on Sunday, September 4 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Pakistan has now moved into the Super 4s as the second-placed team from Group A. Other teams who have qualified for Super 4s are Afghanistan, India, and Sri Lanka.

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It was Pakistan’s biggest win in the shortest format.

Biggest margin of win by runs in T20Is

172 SL vs Ken Joburg 2007

155 Pak vs HK Sharjah 2022 *

143 Ind vs Ire Dublin 2018

143 Pak vs WI Karachi 2018

137 Eng vs WI Basseterre 2019

Pakistan register a comprehensive victory to make it to the Super Four 💪#PAKvHK | #AsiaCup2022 | 📝 Scorecard: https://t.co/68o82bXiuU pic.twitter.com/YuTKXrPyMH

— ICC (@ICC) September 2, 2022

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Talking about Pakistan vs Hong Kong Asia Cup 2022 match, Chasing the 194-run target, Hong Kong’s team was pushed on backfoot right from the beginning of the chase as none of its batters could even score in double digits. HK skipper Nizakat Khan scored the highest 8 runs for his team. For Pakistan, Shadab Khan took four and Mohammad Nawaz took three wickets. Naseem Shah took two and Shahnawaz Dahani took one wicket.

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