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Pakistan’s Impressive Win Over Sri Lanka in World Cup 2023

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The cricketing world witnessed an enthralling battle as Pakistan secured a memorable six-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in a high-scoring encounter at the World Cup 2023. In a match filled with remarkable performances, it was Abdullah Shafique and Mohammad Rizwan who shone brightly.

Abdullah Shafique, a relatively new face in One-Day Internationals (ODIs), delivered a spectacular innings, scoring 113 runs off 103 balls. Meanwhile, Mohammad Rizwan’s unwavering determination was on full display as he battled cramps to notch an unbeaten 131 runs. Their partnership, worth 95 runs, played a pivotal role in Pakistan successfully chasing down Sri Lanka’s imposing total of 344/9 within 48.2 overs.

This crucial victory propelled Pakistan to the second spot on the points table, just behind tournament leaders New Zealand. The match was a thrilling spectacle, captivating cricket fans around the world.

The stage was set for an intense showdown as Sri Lanka took the field, led by Kusal Mendis. Mendis delivered an outstanding performance, amassing 122 runs from 77 balls, featuring 14 fours and six sixes. His partnerships with Pathum Nissanka (51) and Sadeera Samarawickrama (108) contributed significantly to Sri Lanka’s formidable total.

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