Pakistan beat Palestine to win West Asia Cup 2023

Home side won 11-3

By Web Desk
February 01, 2023
Pakistan Baseball team won all of their matches — PSB

Pakistan defeated Palestine 11-3 in the final of the West Asia Cup 2023 in Islamabad on Wednesday. 

Pakistan's Amjad and Zohaib impressed one and all with their outstanding pitching during the match.  

The tournament also saw the rise of Waseem Akram, who notched up two home runs during the event. 

Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) Ehsan ur Rehman Mazari was the chief guest for the mega final. Meanwhile, President Pakistan Federation Baseball Syed Fakhar Shah was also present on this occasion.  

Earlier, the hosts beat Sri Lanka by 16-1 to book their place in the final of the event.

Meanwhile, Palestine defeated Bangladesh in the other semi-final to qualify for the title clash.

In the tournament's opening match, the 43rd-ranked Pakistani team defeated Afghanistan 17-0 to start things off, while in the second match, the hosts beat Bangladesh 14-0.

It should be noted here that the West Asia Cup featured teams from Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Nepal, and Palestine.

After qualifying for the final, Pakistan and Palestine also booked their place in the Asian Baseball Championship, which serves as a Baseball World Cup qualifying event.