U-19 Asia Cup: Afghanistan challenge for Pakistan in final

Afghanistan will be chasing history when it takes on Pakistan in the final of the U-19 Asia Cup final in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday.

The young lads from Afghanistan will be hoping to clinch the title stunning a rather superior opponent.   -  Twitter/ Afghanistan Cricket Board

Afghanistan will be chasing history when it takes on Pakistan in the final of the U-19 Asia Cup final in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday.

Led by Naveen-ul Haq, the young Afghans sank Nepal in the semifinal on Friday to make it to the final. The side had faced defeats at semifinal rounds in past three editions of the tournament. Turning the tide, the young lads will be hoping to clinch the title stunning a rather superior opponent.

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Pakistan reached the final, beating Bangladesh via Duckworth-Lewis method. Munir Riaz was the pick of the Pakistani bowlers. He took three wickets, while Hasan Khan, Suleman Shafaqat and Shaheen Afridi claimed one wicket each.

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It would be hoping to keep the momentum going on Sunday too. Over all, a mouth-watering clash is in the offing.