Pakistan secure second win in Asian Baseball Championship

Pakistan secure second win in Asian Baseball Championship

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Pakistan secured their second victory in the placement round of the ongoing Asian Baseball Championship in Taipei, Taiwan, triumphing over Palestine with a resounding score of 12-3. Pakistan exhibited stellar performances by key players like Amjad Islam, Umair Imad Butt, and Aman Khan. Jabran, Zaakir, Sameer, and Wasim also delivered commendable performances, contributing significantly to the team’s success.
Looking ahead in the placement round, Pakistan is set to face Hong Kong in their upcoming match scheduled for tomorrow. This recent win follows Pakistan’s earlier triumph over Thailand in the initial round of group matches by 4-1. Pakistan lost their first two matches in the event after going down against world number one Japan 14-0 and Philippines 4-2. However, 18-year-old pitcher Musharaf Khan starred for the Green Shirts against Thailand as he pitched all 9 innings and recorded all 27 outs. According to World Baseball Rankings, Pakistan are placed 49th while Thailand are six places above them at 43. Losing their first two games means that Pakistan were not able to qualify for the Super Four round. However, they will compete for 5th-8th place against Thailand, Hong Kong and Palestine. The top two teams in the Super Round will compete for the title on December 10.Taiwan, the defending champions, and South Korea are joined by Hong Kong and Palestine in the event’s Group A, with the last edition’s runners-up Japan, the Philippines, Pakistan and Thailand in Group B.


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