Hasnain shines with ball as Pakistan outclass Sri Lanka in Emerging Asia Cup
DHAKA: Young pace sensation Mohammad Hasnain claimed six wickets as Pakistan outclassed Sri Lanka by 90 runs in their Emerging Teams Asia Cup match on Saturday.
According to details, Pakistan, being sent to bat first, were struggling at 31-3 before Rohail Nazir (37) and Saif Badar put on a 49-run partnership for the fourth wicket.
Khushdil Shah and Amad Butt’s played respective knocks of 32 and 44 at the depth before the side were dismissed for 183.
In reply, Sri Lanka were left clueless in the run chase as pacers Khushdil Shah and Mohammad Hasnain shared eight wickets between them it was the latter who stole the show with his sublime figures of 6-17 in seven overs helped the side bundle out the island-nation for just 93 in 30.4 overs.
Hasnain started off by dismissing Minod Bhanuka and Hasitha Boyagoda followed next as he fell to Khushdil for 22. Prathum Nissanka became Khushdil’s second victim as he departed after top scoring with 34.
The 19-year-old from Hyderabad picked up his second wicket by sending Charith Asalanka. Ashen Bandara became his third victim.