Hasan Ali scored a blistering fifty in county cricket (Photo: AFP)
New Delhi: Pakistan cricket team is on rest now. But his fast bowler Hasan Ali is at work. He is playing county cricket in England, where he has scored runs for his team Warwickshire in a stormy fashion. In his 66-minute batting, he hit as many fours as he hit sixes.
Hasan Ali’s run-scoring program, often known for taking wickets, was seen against Essex. In the first innings of this match, he came out to bat at number 9 and got dominated. He showed his game by going beyond the expectations of the people.
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Created a storm with the bat after taking wickets with the ball
Essex had batted first in the match. But his first innings was reduced to only 126 runs. Hasan Ali’s contribution was to take 2 wickets for 31 runs in 10 overs. But, he showed the real game when he came out to bat.
A power-hitting masterclass from Hassan Ali
He made 50 from just 33 deliveries for @WarwickshireCCC today#LVCountyChamp pic.twitter.com/H8o6nhpzT7
— LV = Insurance County Championship (@CountyChamp) May 12, 2023
It was running red ball cricket, but Hasan Ali worked to give it the feel of white ball cricket with his explosive batting. He spent 66 minutes at the crease in Warwickshire’s first innings. The interesting thing is that even after all this, he returned unbeaten from the field.
Played an unbeaten inning of 53 runs in 66 minutes
Hasan Ali faced 37 balls in an innings of 66 minutes, on which he scored 53 runs. His innings included 4 sixes and as many fours. The result of this half-century played by Hasan Ali in the lower order was that his team Warwickshire managed to score 242 runs in their first innings and take a lead of 116 runs.
After this, the second innings of Essex was also seen faltering. In the second innings, his 4 wickets fell for just 85 runs. Hasan Ali also took one wicket in this. It is clear that Hasan Ali’s all-round game seems to be benefiting his team immensely.
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