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PAK Vs AFG 2023: Haris Rauf Gets Man Of The Match For His Maiden ODI Fifer Against Afghanistan

The brilliance with the ball from Haris Rauf helped Pakistan win the match by 142 runs in the first ODI match against Afghanistan.

Pakistan choose to bat first in the first ODI match and scored 201 runs against the likes of Mujeeb Ur Rehman, Rashid Khan, Muhammad Nabi, and Fazal Haq Farooqi.

Afghanistan couldn’t chase the target of 202 runs in the match against the bowling attack of the Pakistan team as they were bundled for one of their lowest-ever total in ODI cricket.

Haris Rauf wreaked havoc in the middle order of the Afghanistan team as his fiery bowling helped Pakistan bundle Afghanistan for just 59 runs in the match.

The right-arm pacer of Pakistan, Haris Rauf picked up his maiden ODI fifer for Pakistan. He ended up with figures of 5 wickets for just 18 runs and didn’t complete his quota of 10 overs as well.

In the process, he picked up the wickets of all five batters in single-digit scores. He dismissed five Afghan batters in the match which include the likes of Rahman Gurbaz, Ikram Alikhil, Muhammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, and Mujeeb Ur Rehman.

These are the best figures of Haris Rauf in International cricket for Pakistan. He has never returned better figures than today when he picked 5 wickets in just 6.2 overs in the first ODI match at Hambantota against Afghanistan.

Haris Rauf’s 5 wickets for just 18 runs in the first ODI match are also the best bowling figures by a Pakistani bowler against the Afghanistan team in international cricket.

Haris Rauf never took a five-wicket haul for Pakistan in ODI cricket as the previous best figures for Haris Rauf in ODI cricket for Pakistan were against England team when he picked up 4 wickets for 65 runs at Edgbaston.

These career-best bowling figures by Haris Rauf helped Pakistan thrash Afghanistan while defending a small total of 202 runs and he was declared as Man of the Match as well for his brilliant bowling spell in the first ODI match.

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