Pakistan made a 1-0 lead in the series, winning the biggest win in T20 vs Australia.
Pakistan made a huge 66-run win over Australia in the first T-20 match of the three-match series played at Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Earlier, batting first, Pakistan scored 158 for 8 in 20 overs in the 20th over on the fifties of Babar Azam. In reply, after the host’s excellent bowling, the entire Australian team was reduced to 89 runs.
In the first Twenty20 tournament, the hosts played a spectacular win in the series played between Pakistan and Australia. Pakistan made a 1-0 lead in the series, winning the biggest win in terms of runs in T20 on Australia.
Earlier, batting first, losing the toss, Pakistan did not start well. On the score of 32 runs, the team got the first shock in the form of a splendid jam. After this, Babar Azam and Mohammad Hafeez shared a 73-run partnership for the second wicket and crossed the score of 100 runs. Hafeez was dismissed by 39 runs, after which no Pakistani batting could do anything special.
Babar Azam stayed on one end in the middle of a falling wicket and reached an unbeaten 68 not out in 55 balls to give the team’s score to 158 runs. For Australia, Billy Stenlake and Andrew Tie took three or three wickets.
Chasing the score of Pakistan, the Australia team’s batting completely failed and the entire team was reduced to 89 runs in just 16.5 overs. Captain Aaron Finch opened the account without opening. The team’s five wickets fell on 22 runs. Nathan Coulter Nile tried to fight with a 34-ball innings but due to failed batting, the team got a huge 66-run defeat.
Imad Wasim picked up three wickets from Pakistan while Fahim Ashraf and Shahin Afridi took two wickets each.