Afghanistan captain Rashid khan hails first T20 win against Pakistan

Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan hailed the team’s first T20 win against Pakistan but said his frontline batsmen need to improve ahead of the 50-over World Cup in India later this year.

Rashid and his teammates defeated a new-look Pakistan by six wickets in the inaugural T20I in Sharjah on Friday.

They restricted a young Pakistan team led by Shadab Khan to 92-9 with 13 balls left to chase the target and Mohammad Nabi scored an unbeaten 38 in a low-scoring contest with his two wickets with the ball. got

After the victory, Rashid said, “This win is a joy for me because we have always lost against them.

It was no easy feat as Afghanistan slumped to 27-3 before Nabi rescued them.

Rashid said his top order needs to perform well in the ongoing three-match series and maintain that form in the ODI World Cup in October-November.

Rashid stated that “we need to develop not just for this series but to qualify for the World Cup. “From now, we must strive to improve each day and each game so that by the end of the year, when we travel to the World Cup,

The second T20 will be on Sunday.

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