Pakistan win second T20 against New Zealand
DUBAI (92 News) – Pakistan beat New Zealand second Tw20 International at Dubai on Friday.
Pakistan chased the score of New Zealand with loss of four wickets. Fakhar Zaman scored 24 on 15 balls, while got 40 scores on 41 balls. Asif Ali scored 38 runs on 34 balls and Shoib Malik 10 runs for 7 balls.
Earlier, New Zealand won the toss and chose to bat in the fixture. They scored 153/7 in their 20 overs. Colin Munro and Corey Anderson both scored 44 runs for the Blackcaps.
Skipper Kane Williamson chipped in with his 37 run knock. Shaheen Shah Afridi was the pick of the bowlers as he finished with figures of 3/20 in four overs. Imad Wasim and Mohammad Hafeez grabbed a wicket each as well.
The green shirts lead the three-match series 1-0. They clinched a nervy two run victory over the Kiwis in the first game.
Pakistan’s 11th straight Twenty20 series win. They haven’t lost a series since Sarfraz Ahmed became captain.
They whitewashed Australia 3-0 in the recently concluded series.
Pakistan lead the three-match series 2-0 after winning the second match by two runs in Dubai on Friday.
Pakistan: Sarfraz Ahmed (captain, wicketkeeper), Shaheen Shah Afridi, Asif Ali, Hassan Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Babar Azam, Sahibzada Farhan, Mohammad Hafeez, Shadab Khan, Shoaib Malik, Waqas Maqsood, Usman Khan Shinwari, Hussain Talat, Imad Wasim, Fakhar Zaman
New Zealand: Kane Williamson (captain), Corey Anderson, Mark Chapman, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Adam Milne, Colin Munro, Glenn Phillips (wicketkeeper), Seth Rance, Tim Seifert, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor