World Cup 2023: Centuries From Abdullah And Rizwan As Pakistan Chased Down The Highest Score In CWC History

Centuries From Abdullah And Rizwan As Pakistan Chased Down The Highest Score In CWC History:

Two brilliant centuries from Pakistani batters and Pakistan cricket team created history against Sri Lanka as they chased down the highest score in the history of the World Cup.

Abdullah Shafique and Muhammad Rizwan scored centuries as Pakistan broke down a 48-year-old record of the greatest run chase in the World Cup.

Pakistan team continued the winning streak against Sri Lanka and now they have defeated Sri Lanka in all eight games they have played so far in the World Cups.

The captain of Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat first against Pakistan in the World Cup 2023 match.


Hassan Ali dismissed Kusal Perera at the start of the innings but it was all Sri Lanka after that as two batters from Sri Lanka scored centuries in the first innings.

Kusal Mendis smashed a century on just 65 deliveries and he ended up with 122 runs from just 77 deliveries, along with fourteen fours and six sixes.

The batter who took the innings forward was Sadeera Samarawickrama who scored 108 runs on just 89 deliveries from eleven fours and two sixes.

Some runs from the middle order helped Sri Lanka to reach a huge total of 344 runs for the loss of 9 wickets.

Hassan Ali was the start with the bowl in hand as he picked up four wickets in his 10 overs, followed by two wickets for Haris Rauf and one each for Afridi, Nawaz, and Shadab.


In the second innings, Pakistan were two down early in the rum chase but Abdullah Shafique and Muhammad Rizwan made sure that Pakistan created history at Hyderabad.

Abdullah Shafique became the first Pakistani batsman to score a century on his World Cup debut as he smashed 113 runs from 103 balls, backed up by Muhammad Rizwan who scored an unbeaten 131 runs from 121 deliveries from eight fours and three sixes.

Iftikhar Ahmed finished the innings with four fours and scored 22 runs in just 10 balls to help Pakistan get two more points in the World Cup 2023.

Only Madushanka picked two early wickets of Imam and Babar and some reprise for Theekshana and Pathirana at the end as Pakistan chased down a record total in just 48.2 overs.

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