Asia Cup: Pakistan beat Afghanistan by 72 runs

AFP
Published Feb 28, 2014, 3:02 am IST
Updated Mar 19, 2019, 10:10 am IST
Umar Akmal's hundred helps Pakistan to beat Afghanistan.

Dhaka: Defending champions Pakistan beat Afghanistan by 72 runs in the Asia Cup match in Dhaka on Thursday.

Umar Akmal hit an 89-ball 102 not out to lift Pakistan to 248-8 in their 50 overs before they restricted their rivals to 176 all out in 47.2 overs.

 

Five-time champions India, who beat Bangladesh by six wickets in their first match on Wednesday, play Sri Lanka on Friday. Sri Lanka won their first match against Pakistan by 12 runs on Tuesday.

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