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Pakistan beat Afghanistan by 66 in third T20 match

Afghanistan failed to chase the target of 181 run set by Pakistan in the third and the last match of the T20I series at Sharjah ground.



Pakistan beat Afghanistan by  66 in third T20 match
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Sharjah: Pakistan beat Afghanistan by 66 runs in the third match of T20I match at Sharjah ground on Monday night. 

Afghanistan could score 116 all out in the 19th over while  chasing the targte of 181 runs set by Pakistan. 

Earlier, Pakistan made 180 runs as Saim Ayub scored 49 off 40 and Shadab Khan with 28 off 17 balls led thier side to strong position. Abdullah Shafique made 23 runs off 13 balls and similarly other players also made some contribution in the overall runs.

Pakistan, in the third match as compared to two previous matches, made 180 runs against the loss of seven wickets.

Earlier, Afghanistan won the toss and opted to bowl first against Pakistan at Sharjah ground.  Afghanistan had already sealed the three-match T20I series by 2-0.


Afghanistan: 1 Usman Ghani 2 Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk) 3 Ibrahim Zadran 4 Sediqullah Atal 5 Najibullah Zadran 6 Mohammad Nabi 7 Karim Janat 8 Rashid Khan (capt) 9 Mujeeb Ur Rahman 10 Fazalhaq Farooqi 11 Farid Ahmad Malik

Pakistan: 1 Mohammad Haris (wk) 2 Saim Ayub 3 Shadab Khan (capt) 4 Mohammad Nawaz 5 Iftikhar Ahmed 6 Abdullah Shafique 7 Tayyab Tahir 8 Imad Wasim 9 Ihsanullah 10 Mohammad Wasim 11 Zaman Khan