Victory Making History: Afghanistan Defeats Pakistan by 185 Runs Winning U – 19 Asia Cup

The world of Afghanistan cricket witnessed a historic occasion as the Afghanistan U – 19 team bagged the U – 19 Asia Cup title in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday defeating team Pakistan by 185 Runs.

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Ikram Ali Khelof contributed his century behind the winning title. He grabbed the ‘man of the match’ title with his 107 not out.

MujeebZadran of the Afghanistan team took 20 wickets overall in the tournament. Mujeeb got the honour of the best player of the tournament.


Pakistan won the toss electing to field. But the toss winning did not turn out lucky till the final match. Pakistan had a bad luck this tournament as they could only manage to play 22.1 overs only. They got all out at just 63 off 22.1 overs with Afghanistan’s M Rahman and Q Kamawal taking over 5 – 13 and 3 -18 respectively during the match.

Abdullah Abdullah, Afghanistan’s Chief Executive congratulated the young team on the social media stating, “I feel proud to congratulate our nation on this very unique, rare and prideful occasion of our country’s cricket as Afghanistan’s U19 clinches historic win over Pakistan at the ACC U – 19 Asia Cup and lifts the trophy for the first time in the history.”

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