Pak U-23 beats SL U-23 to set up clash with India U-23 in final of ACC Emerging Teams Cup

Islamabad, Aug 24 (ANI): Pakistan Under-23 scored a thrilling one-wicket win over Sri Lanka Under-23 to set up a final meeting against India on Sunday in the ACC Emerging Teams Cup in Singapore.

According to The Daily Times, Pakistan were 200/9 while chasing a target of 231 and Hammad Azam then took most of the strike to lead the side to a careful victory.

Set a target of 231 for victory, Pakistan had a bad start, losing Babar Azam off the first ball of the innings, the report said.

The teams were evenly matched for most part of the chase as Sri Lanka managed to take quick wickets right after the Pakistan batsmen had managed to get a partnership going, the report added. (ANI)

Brief scores:

Sri Lanka 230-7 (M Jayasundera 94, D Jayasuriya 33;Usman Qadir 5-32, Raza Hasan 1-43)

Pakistan Under 232-9 (Hammad Azam 66, Usman Salahuddin 31; A Aponso 3-31, W Jayampathi 2-48)(ANI)

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