Pakistan has defeated Sri Lanka by successfully chasing the highest target in the history of the ODI World Cup, owing from Mohammad Rizwan and Abdullah Shafique’s wonderful hundreds.
Pakistan got a historic victory against Sri Lanka in Hyderabad, setting a new record for the highest-ever successful run chase in the history of the World Cup. Chasing the biggest total of 345 runs, Pakistan confronted an early mishap with the loss of two wickets. However, their undaunted batting ability, driven by the extraordinary performance of Abdullah Shafique and Mohammad Rizwan, moved them to a surprising victory.
Abdullah Shafique and Mohammad Rizwan’s partnership showcased remarkable ability and nerves of steel as they capably moved their direction through Sri Lanka’s bowling attack. Their extraordinary efforts paved the way for Pakistan’s resounding achievement, ultimately securing the match with only four wickets down.
This historic victory denotes a significant moment in cricket history, surpassing the previous record held by Ireland, who chased down 329 runs against England in 2011.
With this record-breaking chase, Pakistan has once again proved their capability to stun the world in any situation as they have skillfully snatched the victory from Sri Lanka and registered their second win of the tournament.