The International Cricket Council has recalled Pakistan’s 2019 World Cup victory over Afghanistan in Leeds.
The ICC shared the highlights of the fixture on its Twitter handle.
#OnThisDay last year, Imad Wasim and Wahab Riaz held their nerves against 🇦🇫 in the ICC Men’s @cricketworldcup to help 🇵🇰 to a thrilling three-wicket win with just 2️⃣ balls remaining!
Log in to the ICC vault for exclusive extended highlights of the game: https://t.co/nSKrA5omVh pic.twitter.com/0a680wRsNk
— ICC (@ICC) June 29, 2020
Afghanistan, electing to bat first, went on to score 227-9 in their 50 overs. Asghar Afghan made 42 off 35 deliveries whereas Najibullah Zadran played a handy knock of 42 from 54 balls.
Shaheen Shah Afridi was the pick of the bowlers with his figures of 4-47 in 10 overs.
Pakistan, chasing a total of 228, were cruising well with Babar Azam (45 off 51) and Imam-ul-Haq (36 from 51) scoring a 71-run partnership but began to stutter as Afghanistan started taking wickets.
However, Imad Wasim (49 from 54) and Wahab Riaz ensured the side gets over the line.