Pakistan require 117 runs to win against Hong Kong

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DUBAI: Usman Khan Shinwari whipped minnows Hong Kong with his magnificent spell accepting three wickets as Pakistan confined them to 116 in their first match of the Asia Cup on Sunday.

Captain Hong Kong, Anushman conveyed the inning for his group from that point yet because of wickets falling after normal interims put him under strain.

Anushman made just 19 pursues he was gotten behind the stumps.

Kinchit Shah (26) and Aizaz khan (27) contributed 53 runs together on the 6th wicket to safeguard the sinking boat of Hong Kong.

Usman surrendered just 19 keeps running in his eight overs to set the stage for Pakistan to move beyond the batting line of Hong Kong.

Shadab Khan and Hasan Ali stowed two wickets each to additionally fortify the situation of green tops with the bowl.

Prior, Hong Kong began off their innings with openers Nizakat Khan and Anushman Rath in the wake of winning the hurl.

Both the openers were very great with the bat however the presentation of Faheem Ashraf in fifth over broke the concise organization of 17 keeps running with Nizakat Khan losing his wicket on a run-out.

Squads

Hong Kong: Nizakat Khan, Anshuman Rath(c), Babar Hayat, Kinchit Shah, Christopher Carter, Ehsan Khan, Aizaz Khan, Scott McKechnie, Tanwir Afzal, Ehsan Nawaz, Nadeem Ahmed

Pakistan: Sarfraz Ahmed (c), Fakhar Zaman, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Amir, Shadab Khan, Imam ul Haq, Shan Masood, Babar Azam, Asif Ali, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Nawaz, Fahim Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Junaid Khan, Usman Shinwari, Shaheen Afridi