Pakistan's baseball team use their cricket skills at Asian Games

In Pakistan, cricket is king - but their baseball players are using some of the same skills to impress at the Asian Games.

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    Pakistan's baseball team has scored a win, beating Thailand at the Asian Games and benefitting from the country's cricket heritage.

    There is a distinct crossover of skills needed for both sports, and most players on the team have a cricket background.

     

    Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Jakarta, Indonesia.


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