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Asia Cup 2018: Dominant Pakistan thrash newbies Hong Kong

25 September, 2018

Pakistan thrashed Hong Kong by eight-wickets in their first game of the Asia Cup 2018 in Dubai on September 16, 2018. After opting to bat first, the newbies failed to leave their mark with the bat in great conditions and were bowled out for just 116. Pacer Usman Khan Shinwari was the pick of the bowlers as he claimed figures of three for 19 in 7.3 overs for the Men in Green.

Aizaz Khan tried to stabilised the innings before being bowled by Usman Khan for 27. PHOTO: AFP

Aizaz Khan tried to stabilised the innings before being bowled by Usman Khan for 27. PHOTO: AFP

Sarfraz Ahmed ran out Ehsan Nawaz to end the Hong Kong innings for a paltry 116. PHOTO: AFP

Sarfraz Ahmed ran out Ehsan Nawaz to end the Hong Kong innings for a paltry 116. PHOTO: AFP

Shadab inflicted more damage, this time with a double-wicket maiden to reduce Hong Kong to 44 for 5. PHOTO: AFP

Shadab inflicted more damage, this time with a double-wicket maiden to reduce Hong Kong to 44 for 5. PHOTO: AFP

Ehsan Khan gave Hong Kong something to cheer about when he dismissed Fakhar. PHOTO: AFP

Ehsan Khan gave Hong Kong something to cheer about when he dismissed Fakhar. PHOTO: AFP

Babar Azam became the joint-second-fastest to reach 2000 ODI runs during his 36-ball 33. PHOTO: AFP

Babar Azam became the joint-second-fastest to reach 2000 ODI runs during his 36-ball 33. PHOTO: AFP