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It's a known fact that Shahid Afridi favors Sri Lankan Bowling from Day 1. Followng is yet another entertaining knock in fat a century by Shahid Afridi against Sri Lanka in last year's Asia Cup.
A special gift for Lala fans at the eve of his comeback. ENJOYY!!!
Umar who was awarded as the player of the tournament as well as the catcher of the tournament was splendid through out the 4 days.
Following is the video ffotage of Umar delivering some lusty blows to Irish bowlers in the Quarter Final match of HK Sixes.
This catch was later on declared to be the catch of the tournament and Umar Akmal received cash prize for his this effort.
Here is the video, ENJOY:
A great day for Pakistan Fans, in fact a whole great week for us.
This tournament win was scripted off brilliant performances by young Sherjeel Khan, Umar Akmal and veterans Abdul Razzaq and Sohail Tanvir.
Sohail and Razzaq struck crucial half centuries at the big occasion of the final match.
Following video features highlight packages of Sohail and Razzler's half centuries plus the big celebration of Pakistan Cricket team, when they lift the trophy and also Umar Akmal receives his big man of the tournament award.
Pakistan went in to play the game with lots of positivity as they had beaten a very strong South Africa team.
India too won their first game against Hong Kong.
It was expected to be a close match and so it was.
But due to some sheer brilliance from Pakistan's talented Umar Akmal with both ball and the bat Pakistan won the honors, find Full Scorecard Here.
Umar Akmal smashed 52 runs off 11 balls only. That wasn't it he delievered a very tight over at a very crucial stage of the match when he conceded 8 runs only.
Following is the video footage of Umar Akmal's batting gem in which he struck pretty beautiful sixes, standing on one leg alone:
Shahid Afridi hits 5 incredible sixes.
After placing his team in to a match winning position, Shahid Afridi retires.
Meanwhile on the other end Lou Vincent hits 8 sixes off the only 8 balls he has faced. And knocks his home team out of the tournament.
Tune in to this video to watch Shahid Afridi smash them bowlers:
Hong Kong Super Sixes tournament will kick off tomorrow.
Pakistan will play South Africa early in the morning to get the things started for their side.
Pakistani squad consists of:Abdul Razzaq, Umar Akmal, Sohail Tanvir, Rameez Raja, Hammad Azam, Yasir Shah & Sharjeel Khan.
Pakistan has won 4 out of 16 editions(1992, 1997, 2001, 2002) of this tournament. Pakistan's this record is second best to England's history of 5 tournament wins.
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Zahoor Elahi's following match winning innings helped Pakistan beat England in the final of the Hong Kong Super Sixes Final 1997. This was the second time when a Pakistani Captain lifted the HK Sixes Trophy. He was later awarded with the player of the tournament award:
One more interesting fact about Azhar Ali is that he has never played a test match in his home ground. He has played 6 in England, 2 in Dubai, 2 in Abu Dhabi, 2 in West Indies, 2 in New Zealand and 1 in Zimbabwe. He started his career against AUSTRALIA, where he scored 42 runs in the second innings. On that day, test cricket found his future. 26 year-old Azhar Ali, has now a batting average of 39.75. He has scored his first test century today. And has proved his mettle.
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