Afghanistan defeated Pakistan in the semi-final of the Asian Games in China, after winning the toss and inviting Pakistan to bat first.

The entire team returned to the pavilion after scoring only 115 runs, after which Afghanistan needed 116 runs to win, achieving the set target with a loss of 6 wickets in 17.5 overs.

Qasim Akram led the Pakistan team, while Umeer Bin Yusuf scored 24 runs. Arafat Minhas was unbeaten on 14 runs, Amir Jamal scored another 14 runs and Rohail Nazir scored 10 runs.

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It should be noted that earlier India had won against Bangladesh in the semi-final. Afghanistan will face India in the final.