The final match of the three-match series between Pakistan and Afghanistan on 27th March 2023 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium ended with Pakistan clinching a victory by 66 runs. Although Pakistan managed to win the match, Afghanistan had already won the series by 2-1 with their superior performances in the first two matches.
The Winning of this series makes a history for Afghanistan to win the first ever T20I series against Pakistan. Some The Afghani fans Sees this victory as revenge of the Asia Cup 2022.
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How Pakistan Managed To save his Status?
During their innings, Pakistan scored 178 runs with the loss of 6 wickets. As Saim Ayub and Iftikhar Ahmed being the highest scorers with 49 and 31 runs, respectively. On the other hand, Mujeeb and Fazalhaq Farooqi from Afghanistan were the highest wicket-takers, with two and one wickets, respectively.
Afghanistan’s batting response could have been more robust, and they lost their top order early in the innings. Azmatullah Omarzai and Rahmanullah Gurbaz were the highest scorers for Afghanistan, with 21 and 18 runs, respectively. Pakistan’s Shadab Khan and Ihsanullah were the highest wicket-takers, with three wickets each.
Overall, the match showcased some excellent cricketing skills from both teams, with Pakistan’s strong performance leading them to victory. However, Afghanistan emerged as the series champions with their impressive display in the previous matches.
AFG VS PAK 3rd T20I Innings Highlight:
First Innings Highlight:
|Mujeeb Ur Rahman||2/28|
Second Innings Highlight:
AFG VS PAK Best Performers:
Man of the match:
Shadab Khan was awarded man of the match award for his impressive performance, As he has taken 3 wickets and scored 28 runs in 17 balls.
Player of the Series:
Mohammad Nabi is awarded the Player of the series award for outstanding performance. He took three wickets in T20I Series with an economy of 7.33 And scored 69 runs with an average of 69.00.
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