Both teams previously qualified for the Asian Baseball Championship, held in Taiwan and serving as a qualifier for the Baseball World Cup, which Pakistan won with an 11-3 triumph. this time around Pakistan beat Palestine in the finals of West Asian Baseball Cup 2023.
Pakistan’s two ace pitchers, Muhammad Amjad Hussain and Muhammad Zoahib, dominated the opposition.
CONGRATULATIONS: PAKISTAN THE NEW WEST ASIA CUP baseball Champ. Team Palestine wins the hearts of the people with their outstanding display. Pakistani pitcher’s AMJAD and ZOHAIB made too difficult for Palestine players. Thanks for the global exposure by @BaseballUnited pic.twitter.com/cS2rhWV32a
— Pakistan Federation Baseball 🇵🇰⚾️ (@pakbaseball) February 1, 2023
As the West Asian Baseball Cup principal guest, Ehsan ur Rehman Mazari, federal minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC), was present. Syed Fakhar Shah, president of the Pakistan Baseball Federation, was also there.
On Tuesday, both Pakistan and Palestine advanced to the finals after victories against Sri Lanka (16-1) and Bangladesh (14-3).
It is worth noting that Pakistan, Palestine, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Nepal were all represented in this year’s 15th West Asia Baseball Cup in Islamabad.