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Pakistan only needs two victories more to qualify for the 2023 ODI World Cup.


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Pakistan two victories more to qualify 2023:. Pakistan defeated the Netherlands by 16 runs in the opening ODI on Tuesday. And moved up to fourth place with 100 points in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League standings. Regardless of how their next two series against New Zealand and Afghanistan turn out. Pakistan will qualify for next year’s event proper with a few more victories in Rotterdam, bringing them to 120 points.

The Green shirts were able to overtake New Zealand at the fourth spot on the table after their victory in the opening ODI. Bangladesh, with 120 points so far, is right behind England at the top of the leaderboard with 125 points.

In his 60th appearance, Fakhar Zaman produced his seventh ODI century. And helped Pakistan post an impressive 314 for six after a slow start.

Fakhar scored a run-a-ball 109 with the willow, including 12 fours but just one six, displaying flashes of his brilliance, talent, and talents with the bat. His second wicket combination with captain Babar Azam, who was as classy and refined as ever while striking an 85-ball 74 with six fours and a six, contributed 168 runs for the second wicket.

Pakistan two victories more to qualify 2023

Shadab Khan, in addition to Fakhar and Babar, joined the run-feast when he racked up a quick 28-ball 48 not out with four fours and two sixes. Salman Ali Agha, making his debut, came back unbeaten on 27 after scoring 48 runs with Shadab in 25 balls for the seventh wicket. Khushdil Shah added an 18-ball 21 to the mix.

The fast bowlers Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah, and Mohammad Wasim Junior held hosts to 298-8 despite brilliant half-centuries from Vikramjit Singh, Tom Cooper, and Scott Edwards.

On Thursday, the series’ second game will be played, and on Sunday, the tour’s final contest.

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