From Farooqi to Nawaz: Game-changers of Asia Cup so far

Match 1: Fast bowler Fazalhaq Farooqi returned figures of 3-11 to help bundle out Sri Lanka for a paltry 105, a total their batsmen overhauled in 10.1 overs in Dubai in the Asia Cup Opener. Photo: AFP
Match 2: Hardik Pandya starred with bat and ball to lead India to a five-wicket win over Pakistan in a last-over Twenty20 thriller in the Asia Cup on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Match 3: Najibullah Zadran tore into the Bangladesh attack with six sixes to lead Afghanistan into the Asia Cup Super 4 with a crushing seven-wicket win over the Tigers. Photo: AFP
Match 4: Star batsman Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav hit half-centuries to help India move into the Asia Cup Super Four stage with a 40-run win over Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
Match 5: Despite having tallied 183 and removing four Lankan batters under 80 runs, the fifth-wicket stand between Kusal Mendis and captain Dasun Shanaka was taking the game away from the Tigers. Photo: AFP
Match 6: Mohammad Rizwan propelled Pakistan into the Asia Cup Super Four Stage after their bowlers skittled out minnows Hong Kong for a record low of 38. Photo: AFP
Match 7: Kusal Mendis' fiery start and a key lower-order knock by Bhanuka Rajapaksa powered Sri Lanka to a four-wicket win over Afghanistan in their Asia Cup Super Four contest on. Photo: AFP
Pakistan promoted the left-handed Nawaz, primarily a spinner, smashed five fours and two sixes in his 20-ball blitz and stood firm with Rizwan before getting out to Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Photo: AFP
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