Usman Khan was the bowlers' pick for Pakistan before the first game Imam-ul-Haq hit some fifty undefeated while Pakistan won eight games over Hong Kong in a Pool A game of the 2018 Asian Cup in the International Cricket Stadium in Dubai. Dubai on Sunday. Choosing to hit, Hong Kong retired by a measly 116 in 37.1 overs when Usman returned with 3/19 figures. In addition to Usman, Shadab Khan (2/31) and Hasan Ali (2/19) shared four terrains between them. Pakistan, chasing 117 to win, went over the goal in 23.4 overs. Imam during his stay in the middle hit three limits and a solitary six. Pakistan had a good start with Imam and Fakhar Zaman sharing a partnership of 41 runs in 8 overs for the opening wicket.
Pakistan lost its first field when Fakhar was caught by McKechnie in the ball of Ehsan Khan in the 9th. Pass. Imam and Babar then added 52 runs to take the team close to the target.
Babar hit three legs and a six on his 36-ball with 33, before being caught by Mckechnie for Ehsan's second wicket. Shoaib Malik (9) hit the winning races, knocking down Aizaz Khan by a limit in the 24th final.
Previously, Pakistan's bowling unit went through the higher order of Hong Kong, without giving them the opportunity to settle in the middle.
For Hong Kong, Kinchit Shah (26) and Aizaz Khan (27) were the top scorers, while captain Anshuman Rath contributed 19 as Hong Kong could not counter Pakistan's bowling attack, losing ground at regular intervals.
It started with exhaustion when Nizakat Khan (13) walked back to the pavilion after failing to advance with Shadab Khan knocking the stumps off the point in the fifth.
Skipper Anshuman Rath (19) was the next to leave when he was caught by wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed against Faheem Ashraf when Hong Kong fell to 32 by 2 in the ninth inning.
Hasan Ali then took action, eliminating Christopher Carter (2) at a low price in 14th place. With the intention of obtaining additional coverage, Carter ended up giving Imam-ul-Haq an easy catch when Hong Kong lost its third spot.
Thrower Shadab Khan then hit twice in three balls, discarding Babar Hayat (7) and Ehsan Khan (0), as Hong Kong lost half of their team in 16.3 overs.
Hayat could not pick up the googly of Shadab and Sarfraz left him perplexed by a wide margin when the batter danced on the field. One ball later, another googly gave Shadab another wicket, since Ehsan was caught in front of a wicket.
Kinchit Shah and Aizaz Khan shared a crucial alliance of 53 races for the sixth postulate, to bring Hong Kong close to 100 points.
In the 31st place, Usman Khan collected three lands in five installments, eliminating Aizaz, SS Mckechnie (0) and Tanwir Afzal (0), to further reduce Hong Kong to 97 by 8.
Kinchit also returned to the cabin after hitting a Hasan Ali ball with Shadab at a point back. Ehsan Nawaz (9) and Nadeem Ahmed then took Hong Kong through the 100 mark before the first one ran out when Hong Kong was pulled out.