Bangladesh Defeats Pakistan in Thrilling Asian Games 2023 Cricket Final
In a dramatic gold medal match of the ongoing Asian Games 2023 cricket competition, Team Bangladesh emerged victorious over Pakistan. Following a DLS method adjusted target, the Bangla Tigers defeated the Pakistani boys by six wickets, needing 65 runs to win in just 5 overs.
Bangladesh lost two early wickets in the opening over and had to chase down 65 runs in five overs. However, they staged a remarkable comeback by scoring 31 runs in the next two overs. In the final over, Arshad Iqbal bowled brilliantly, conceding only 5 runs and dismissing Afif Hussain. With 20 runs needed off the last over, Yasir Ali managed to hit 6, 2, 6, 2 runs before getting out on the final ball. Raqibul Hasan hit the winning shot on the last ball, which required a boundary, and Bangladesh celebrated their victory.