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Asia Cup 2014: Let off the hook, Umar Akmal and Pakistan make the Afghans pay

Pakistan’s Umar Akmal kisses the ground after scoring a century against Afghanistan during their Asia Cup match on Thursday. AP Pakistan’s Umar Akmal kisses the ground after scoring a century against Afghanistan during their Asia Cup match on Thursday. AP
Press Trust of India | Dhaka | Posted: February 28, 2014 4:06 am | Updated: February 28, 2014 10:34 pm

duo could only add 23 runs before Mirwais Ashraf sent Hafeez back to the pavilion. Shehzad’s departure triggered a mini collapse and from 89 for two, Pakistan slumped to 117 for six. They lost four wickets for only 28 runs on the board.

Brief scores: Pakistan 248/8 in 50 overs (Ahmed Shehzad 50, Umar Akmal 102*; Mirwais Ashraf 2/29, Samiullah Shenwari 2/29) bt Afghanistan 176 in 47.2 overs (Noor Ali 44, Asghar Stanikzai 40; Saeed Ajmal 2/25, Mohammad Hafeez 3/29)

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