U-19 Asia Cup: Azan Awais century, Pakistan beat India by 8 wickets

In the fifth match of the U-19 Asia Cup, Pakistan defeated India by eight wickets.

In the match held in Dubai on Sunday, the Pakistan U-19 Asia Cup cricket team achieved the target of 260 runs in the 47th over with the loss of two wickets. Azan Owais remained unbeaten with 105 runs while Saad Baig scored 68 runs and Shazeeb Khan scored 63 runs. Murogan Abhishek took two wickets for India.

Pakistan captain Saad Baig won the toss and decided to bowl first and the Indian team could only score 259 runs for the loss of nine wickets in the allotted 50 overs.

Adarsh ​​Singh 62, Udhe Saharan 60, and Sachin Das stood out with 58 runs for India. Pakistan’s right-arm medium pacer Muhammad Zeeshan took four wickets with excellent bowling. Apart from them Obaid Shah and Aamir Hasan dismissed two players each.

After this win, Pakistan are top of Group A with four points and their next match is against Afghanistan U-19 on December 12. Group A includes Pakistan India, Afghanistan, and Nepal.

Group B includes Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, the United Arab Emirates, and Japan.

U-19 Asia Cup: 6 feet 8 inches tall Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Zeeshan talks

The 6 feet 8 inches tall fast bowler Muhammad Zeeshan from Faisalabad performed prominently by taking four wickets.

On the other hand, against India, Pakistani fast bowler Muhammad Zeeshan bowled well and dismissed four players.

Mohammad Zeeshan has become the highest wicket-taker in the tournament so far after picking up four wickets in the match against the arch-rival.

The 6 feet 8 inches tall owner Muhammad Zeeshan from Faisalabad city of Punjab province has so far taken 10 wickets in two matches.

He had earlier taken 6 wickets for 19 runs in 9.2 overs in the match against Nepal.
In the match against India, Mohammad Zeeshan was also seen celebrating after taking wickets.

When Mohammad Zeeshan dismissed Indian batsman Rudra Mayur Patel for just one run, the fast bowler celebrated by going right up to the batter.

After that, he sent 4 players back to the pavilion after giving away 46 runs in 10 overs.

It should be noted that Pakistan’s next match in the U-19 Asia Cup will be against Afghanistan on Tuesday, while the Indian team will also play against Nepal on Tuesday.

Pakistan’s win against India in U-19 Asia Cup: ‘An innings to remember for a lifetime, Azaan Owais is the hero’

Azan Owais scored 105 runs with the help of 10 fours while Saad Baig scored an aggressive 68 runs off 51 balls which included eight fours and a six.

If you are into sports then your social media feed is usually full of sports-related news and the first of the Twitter trends ready for us this morning was the India vs Pakistan trend which was a must-see as the Indian cricket team is visiting South Africa while the Pakistan team is on a tour of Australia.

It was an India vs Pakistan match in the ICC U-19 Asia Cup tournament in the United Arab Emirates.

In this fifth match of the U-19 Asia Cup played in Dubai, Pakistan U-19 captain Saad Baig won the toss and invited the Indian team to bat, and the young team of India played opener Adarsh ​​Singh, captain Uday Shankar and Scored 259 runs for the loss of nine wickets thanks to half-centuries from number seven batsman Sachin Das.

Pakistan’s young players made a confident start in chasing the target but suffered their first loss on 28 runs when Shamail Hussain was dismissed for just eight runs.

Then came Azan Owais who shared a 110-run partnership with Shahzeb Khan. Shahzeb scored 63 runs with the help of four fours and three sixes. He was also dismissed by Abhishek.

He was followed by captain Saad Baig and he shared an unbeaten century with Azan Owais to complete the required target in 47 overs and give Pakistan an emphatic eight-wicket win.

Azan Owais scored 105 runs with the help of 10 fours while Saad Baig scored an aggressive 68 runs off 51 balls which included eight fours and a six.

U-19 Asia Cup: Discussions of Azan Owais on social media

While the young players of Pakistan are being praised on social media, the competition and opposition of India and Pakistan are also visible.

Azan Owais is being praised for his excellent batting while some are calling him the future of Pakistan.

A user shared a picture of Azan Owais and wrote, “The future of Pakistan is in safe hands.”

Babar Alian wrote that “innings to be remembered for a lifetime. Azaan Owais is a hero.”

A user named Tahseen Qasim praised Azan Owais and wrote that ‘He showed complete superiority over the Indian bowlers. What a wonderful player he is.’

A user posted a clip of the match and wrote that ‘Pakistani youth defeated India U-19 Asia Cup by eight wickets. Sensational scenes on the field, it was a big win for Pakistan.

On this occasion, people are also praising Obaid Shah and writing that he bowled brilliantly like his brother Naseem Shah and took two wickets.

Pakistan’s former test cricketer Sikandar Bakht wrote on X (formerly Twitter) that ‘Now PCB should identify young players and train them.’

A user named Furqan Ashfaq wrote that ‘the way the youth followed this collection shows that the future of Pakistan is bright.’

The U-19 Asia Cup started on December 8 with a match between India and Afghanistan in which India won by seven wickets while on the same day, Pakistan’s youth team defeated Nepal by seven wickets.

Eight teams are participating in the U-19 Asia Cup 2023 and they are divided into two groups. In Group A, Pakistan’s team is in the first position after winning two matches, while India is second, Afghanistan is third and Nepal is fourth.

In Group B, Sri Lanka’s youth team is first, Bangladesh second, the United Arab Emirates third, and Japan fourth.

All the matches are being played in Dubai while the final is scheduled to be played on December 17.

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