14th West Asia Baseball Cup ’19: Pak Defeat India; Final With Sri Lanka
SRI LANKA: Pakistan defeated India in the second semi-final of 14th West Asia Baseball Cup 2019 in Sri Lanka. In the first semifinal, Sri Lanka beat Iran by 9 – 2.
The final will be between Pakistan and Sri Lanka on 20th July.
Besides, defeating India 13 – 2 in the 7th innings of the match, this was also a revenge of the Baseball World Cup defeat. In the seventh innings, due to the difference of 11 runs between the two teams, the umpires declared Pakistan as a winner. Pakistan will now compete with the Sri Lankan team in the final who defends its title.
Pakistan took a lead of 2 runs in the first innings of the match and after that in 6th innings scored 11 more runs. In 7th inning`s India scored 2 runs but due to difference of 11 runs in 7th innings, umpires declared Pakistan victorious.
For Pakistan Fazal ur Rehman scored 3 runs, Faqir Hussain, Muhammad Abdullah and Arsalan Jamshaid scored 2 runs each, Ubaidullah, Muhammad Zakir, Asad Ali and Sumair Zawar contributed with 1 run each.
Tomorrow two matches will be played. The first match between Nepal and Bangladesh for 5thposition and the second match between Iran and India for Bronze Medal.
The final of the event will be played on 20-07-2019.
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