Pakistan and Afghanistan, in their recent encounter in this Asia Cup, got many cricketing fans on the edge of their chairs. Fans of both these teams get to enjoy many events in this nail-biter of a match.

There were many such incidents in and along the game that caught the attention of many cricketing fans as well as cricketing experts around the world. The game went really close as it proceeded till the penultimate over of the innings.

Pakistan Cricket Team vs Afghanistan, Asia Cup 2022, Naseem Shah
Pakistan Cricket Team. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Afghanistan was in the hunt till the final over. With 11 needed off the last over and Pakistan left with only 1 Wicket, the game was set for Afghanistan. But Pakistan’s Pacer Naseem Shah had some other plans.

The Young Pacer (Naseem Shah) had gone for two sixes in a row and allowed Pakistan to book their berth in the finals of the Asia Cup 2022. It is almost clear that Pakistan will be seen playing against Sri Lanka in the finals.

Pakistan’s Asif Ali and Afghanistan’s Fareed Ahmed Malik almost came to blows during the Pakistan-Afghanistan match at the Asia Cup

Farid Ahmad Malik Asif Ali Fight
Fareed Ahmad Malik Asif Ali. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

The Game was on the edge as Pakistan’s Asif Ali was looking extremely dangerous on the field. In the 19th over, Asif Ali hit Fareed Ahmed Malik’s ball out of the park for the six. Fareed took revenge in the next ball and dismissed Asif Ali. Karim Janat completed the catch and the danger man departed after scoring quick 16 runs in just 8 balls.

Fareed went straight to confront the batter and performed a fist pump to celebrate the wicket. However, Asif did not like Fareed’s actions, and he raised his bat, but then started walking away. Fareed also made a shoulder barge on Asif while the batter was walking back.

Asif Ali Fareed Ahmad Malik, Asia Cup 2022, Pakistan vs Afghanistan
Farid Ahmad Malik Asif Ali. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Other Afghanistan Players came quickly to separate Asif Ali and Fareed Ahmed Malik. This incident also left many cricketing fans surprised and amused at the same time.

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Pakistan’s win meant that India and Afghanistan are out of the hunt for the final to be played on Sunday as they are deprived of a win from the two matches. With four points each, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have almost qualified for the title clash.

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