I was fit enough to play the previous games but Pakistan team…: Fakhar Zaman

Fakhar Zaman who made a dominating comeback in the World Cup clash against Bangladesh, said in the post macth conference that he was fit enough to play the previous games but the team preferred Imam over him. 

Fakhar Zaman claimed that he was physically feeling well and was able to play the matches. But team management decided to include Imam in playing XI (reports)

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Fakhar Zaman’s Resilient Knock Guides Pakistan to Victory Against Bangladesh

In a stellar display of batting prowess, Fakhar Zaman’s remarkable innings, alongside Abdullah Shafique, steered Pakistan to their third victory at the historic Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Their formidable 128-run opening partnership left the Bangladesh bowlers struggling to create any substantial pressure. Despite Mehidy’s three crucial wickets, Bangladesh couldn’t break the solid foundation laid by the Pakistani openers. With this win, Pakistan maintains their chances of securing a top-four spot, while Bangladesh finds themselves on the brink of elimination.

Earlier, Pakistan’s bowlers, spearheaded by Shaheen Shah Afridi and Mohammad Wasim Jr., put up a commendable performance, restricting Bangladesh to 204 runs. Despite efforts from Litton Das and skipper Shakib Al Hasan, Bangladesh couldn’t muster a significant total.

Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan’s decision to bat first didn’t yield the desired results. Pakistan, making strategic changes, brought in Fakhar Zaman, Agha Salman, and Usama Mir. Fakhar Zaman’s impressive post-match statement highlighted his dedication and hard work, emphasizing his partnership strategy with Abdullah Shafique and their shared goal of maintaining a strong Net Run Rate.