Rashid faces the wrath of Pakistani fans

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22 Sep 2018

Asia Cup 2018: Pakistan fans vent fury at Rashid Khan

Afghanistan's 20-year-old spinner Rashid Khan was subjected to wrath by Pakistan fans during the Super Four battle of the 2018 Asia Cup.

Pakistan beat Afghanistan by 3 wickets in a tense match that saw the momentum shifting constantly.

Rashid excelled with figures of 3/46 and almost helped his side to pull off a third straight win.

Here is what happened.

Rashid

Rashid's send-offs didn't go well with the fans

Rashid's send-offs didn't go well with the fans

Rashid has been in commanding form in the tournament. Till now, he has picked up 7 wickets in 3 games.

The player accounted for the dismissal of Babar Azam as well as claimed the scalps of duo Nawaz and Asif Ali.

What angered the fans was his send-off to these players.

Fans criticized him for his antics and some had stern messages for him.

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Pakistan seal nervy encounter

Pakistan got back to winning ways with Imam-ul-Haq scoring an impressive 80.

He was supported well by Babar Azam (66).

The duo gave Pakistan team the foundation before Shoaib Malik turned out to be the hero.

Pakistan lost a flurry of wickets in the middle and the asking rate climbed up above 10.

Malik hit an unbeaten half-century to help Pakistan win.

Pakistan and India gear up for Sunday

Pakistan face India next on Sunday and will look to avenge their earlier defeat. India have been playing extraordinary cricket in the last two matches and thrashed both Pakistan and Bangladesh. Pakistan will look to give a better account of themselves against their arch-rivals.

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