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Pakistan whitewash Australia in Twenty20 series

Pakistan lead the three match series 2-0

SAMAA | - Posted: Oct 29, 2018 | Last Updated: 3 years ago
Posted: Oct 29, 2018 | Last Updated: 3 years ago

Pakistan lead the three match series 2-0

Photo Courtesy: International Cricket Council/Twitter

Pakistan defeated Australia by 33 runs in the third and final Twenty20 International in Dubai on Sunday. 

Pakistan whitewashed Australia in the three match series. It is their 10th consecutive T20 series win as well. The side has remained unbeaten since Sarfraz Ahmed became the captain in the shortest format.

Pakistan, electing to bat first managed to score 150/5 in their 20 overs as Babar Azam scored his second half century of the series. He made 50 runs from 40 deliveries with the help of five boundaries and a maximum.

Related: No one accepts that we have defeated strong teams: Sarfraz Ahmed

Sahibzada Farhan, who replaced opener Fakhar Zaman in tonight’s fixture, contributed 39 runs with the bat while Mohammad Hafeez scored 32 runs for the side.

Shoaib Malik reached a milestone as he become the second hightest Twenty20 International scorer. He scored 18 runs for the side in the dead rubber game.

Related: Shoaib Malik is now the second-highest scorer in T20 Internationals

Mitchell Marsh was the pick of the bowlers for Australia as he finished with figures of 2/6 in his only over of the match.

Nathan Lyon, Andrew Tye and Adam Zampa grabbed a wicket each.

Australia, in reply, were dismissed for 117 runs in 19.1 overs. Ben McDermott and Mitchell Marsh scored 21 runs for the team each.

Alex Carey chipped in with his knock of 20 runs.

Shadab Khan took three wickets while Hasan Ali finished with two wickets. Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Hafeez and Usman Khan got a wicket each as well.

Shadab Khan was named Player of the Match for his performance with the ball while Babar Azam was named the Player of the Series for scoring 163 runs, which included two half centuries, in the three matches.

Pakistan got off to a winning start in the series by winning the opening fixture with a huge margin of 66 runs. They went on to win the series by triumphing over the Kangaroos by 11 runs

The Asian side has also won the two-match Test series 1-0.



Over 19.1: Australia 117 (lost by 33 runs)

Bowler: Hasan Ali (W)
Hasan Ali takes the final wicket and Pakistan whitewash Australia in the three match series.

WICKET: Adam Zampa c Imad Wasim b Hasan Ali 9 (10b 1×4 0x6)

Over 19: Australia 117/9 (require 34 runs to win)

  • Nathan Lyon 4 (4b)
  • Adam Zampa 9 (9b)

Bowler: Usman Khan (4-1-2-0-0-2)
Adam Zampa struck the boundary but it is all over now.

Over 18: Australia 108/9 (require 43 runs to win)

  • Adam Zampa 4 (7b)

Bowler: Hasan Ali (0-1-0-0-1-W)
Pakistan just one wicket away from completing a 3-0 whitewash.

WICKET: Adam Tye c Sarfraz Ahmed b Hasan Ali 5 (9b 0x4 0x6)

Over 17: Australia 106/8 (require 45 runs to win)

  • Andrew Tye 4 (6b)
  • Adam Zampa 3 (4b)

Bowler: Usman Khan (1-0-1-1-1-1)
Shadab Khan went for five runs in the over.

Over 16: Australia 101/8 (require 50 runs to win)

  • Andrew Tye 1 (3b)
  • Adam Zampa 1 (1b)

Bowler: Usman Khan (W-W-1-0-0-1)
Pakistan edging towards a 3-0 whitewash. Australia lose two more wickets.

WICKET: Nathan Coulter-Nile run out (Shadab Khan) 0 (1b 0x4 0x6)

WICKET: D’Arcy Short c Shoaib Malik b Usman Khan 10 (15b 1×4 0x6)

Over 15: Australia 99/6 (require 52 runs to win)

  • D’Arcy Short 10 (14b)
  • Nathan Coulter-Nile 0 (0b)

Bowler: Shadab Khan (wd-1-0-W-0-4-1)
Shadab Khan dismissed Mitchell Marsh before being struck for a boundary by D’Arcy Short.

WICKET: Mitchell Marsh c Shoaib Malik b Shadab Khan 21 (24b 0x4 1×6)

Over 14: Australia 92/5 (require 58 runs to win)

  • Mitchell Marsh 21 (22b)
  • D’Arcy Short 4 (10b)

Bowler: Hasan Ali (1-0-0-1-0-0)
Just two runs taken from Hasan Ali’s over.

Over 13: Australia 90/5 (require 60 runs to win)

  • D’Arcy Short 3 (7b)
  • Mitchell Marsh 20 (19b)

Bowler: Usman Khan (1-1-6-0-1-0)
Mitchell Marsh cleared the boundary for a six on the third ball.

Over 12: Australia 81/5 (require 70 runs to win)

  • Mitchell Marsh 12 (15b)
  • D’Arcy Short 2 (5b)

Bowler: Usman Khan (0-1-0-0-1-1)
Three runs came from the over.

Over 11: Australia 78/5 (require 73 runs to win)

  • Mitchell Marsh 10 (12b)
  • D’Arcy Short 1 (2b)

Bowler: Shadab Khan (W-0-1-0-1-1)
Shadab Khan dismissed the danger-man Glenn Maxwell in the over.

WICKET: Glenn Maxwell c Shoaib Malik b Shadab Khan 4 (8b 0x4 0x6)

Over 10: Australia 75/4 (require 78 runs to win)

  • Mitchell Marsh 8 (9b)
  • Glenn Maxwell 4 (7b)

Bowler: Usman Shinwari (2nb-2-0-0-0-2-2)
Usman Shinwari went for eight runs in his first over as he bowled the first no-ball as well.

Over 9: Australia 67/4 (require 84 runs to win)

  • Glenn Maxwell 3 (6b)
  • Mitchell Marsh 2 (3b)

Bowler: Imad Wasim (0-0-1-0-1-1lb)
Three singles came from the over bowled by Imad Wasim.

Over 8: Australia 64/4 (require 87 runs to win)

  • Glenn Maxwell 2 (2b)
  • Mitchell Marsh 1 (1b)

Bowler: Shadab Khan (W-1-1-W-1-1)
Australia lost both of its set batsmen in the over.

WICKET: Ben McDermott run out (Babar Azam/Sarfraz Ahmed) 21 (20b 2×4 1×6)

WICKET: Chris Lynn c Faheem Ashraf b Shadab Khan 15 (13b 2×4 0x6)

Over 7: Australia 60/2 (require 91 runs to win)

  • Chris Lynn 15 (12b)
  • Ben McDermott 20 (18b)

Bowler: Imad Wasim (1-0-0-4-1-1)
Imad Wasim was hit for a boundary by Ben McDermott.

Over 6: Australia 53/2 (require 98 runs to win)

  • Ben McDermott 15 (14b)
  • Chris Lynn 13 (10b)

Bowler: Hasan Ali (0-0-4-0-6-0)
Ben McDermott scored the boundary and a six from Hasan Ali’s over.

Over 5: Australia 43/2 (require 108 runs to win)

  • Chris Lynn 13 (10b)
  • Ben McDermott 5 (8b)

Bowler: Imad Wasim (0-1-2-1-0-0)
Four runs picked up from Imad Wasim’s over.

Over 4: Australia 39/2 (require 112 runs to win)

  • Ben McDermott 2 (6b)
  • Chris Lynn 12 (6b)

Bowler: Faheem Ashraf (0-0-1lb-4-3-0)
Chris Lynn hit the boundary in the over.

Over 3: Australia 31/2 (require 120 runs to win)

  • Chris Lynn 5 (4b)
  • Ben McDermott 2 (2b)

Bowler: Mohammad Hafeez (W-1-1-1-0-4)
Mohammad Hafeez dismissed Alex Carey on the first ball. Chris Lynn struck the boundary.

WICKET: Alex Carey c Faheem Ashraf b Mohammad Hafeez 20 (9b 2×4 2×6)

Over 2: Australia 24/1 (require 127 runs to win)

  • Chris Lynn 0 (1b)
  • Alex Carey 20 (8b)

Bowler: Faheem Ashraf (1-0-1lb-2lb-W-0)
Pakistan got the wicket of Australian captain as he tried to hit the ball for a boundary.

WICKET: Aaron Finch c Mohammad Hafeez b Faheem Ashraf 1 (3b 0x4 0x6)

Over 1: Australia 20/0 (require 131 runs to win)

  • Alex Carey 20 (6b)
  • Aaron Finch 0 (0b)

Bowler: Imad Wasim (0-4-6-6-4-0)
Australia made a blistering start as Alex Carey scored 20 runs in the first over of the run chase


Over 20: Pakistan 150/5

  • Imad Wasim 3 (4b)
  • Mohammad Hafeez 32 (20b)

Bowler: Andrew Tye (0-1-1-1-1-1)
The Australian pacer conceded just five runs in the last over.

Australia require 151 runs from 20 overs to end the tour on a winning note. Will the Kangaroos finally register a victory or will Pakistan clean sweep the three match series? Stay tuned to find out.

Over 19: Pakistan 145/5

  • Mohammad Hafeez 30 (18b)
  • Imad Wasim 0 (0b)

Bowler: Mitchell Marsh (1-W-1-W-2-2)
Mitchell Marsh struck twice in this first over as he dismissed Faheem Ashraf and Asif Ali.

WICKET: Faheem Ashraf c Andrew Tye b Mitchell Marsh 0 (1b 0x4 0x6)

WICKET: Asif Ali c Nathan Coulter-Nile b Mitchell Marsh 4 (5b 1×4 0x6)

Over 18: Pakistan 139/3

  • Asif Ali 4 (4b)
  • Mohammad Hafeez 24 (14b)

Bowler: Andrew Tye (4-4-0-1-0-4)
Mohammad Hafeez scored two boundaries while Asif Ali also struck a boundary on the last ball.

Over 17: Pakistan 126/3

  • Asif Ali 0 (2b)
  • Mohammad Hafeez 15 (10b)

Bowler: Adam Zampa (0-1-4-W-0-0)
Adam Zampa got the important wicket of Shoaib Malik in the over.

WICKET: Shoaib Malik c Aaron Finch b Adam Zampa 18 (12b 2×4 0x6)

Over 16: Pakistan 121/2

  • Shoaib Malik 14 (10b)
  • Mohammad Hafeez 14 (8b)

Bowler: Nathan Coulter-Nile (4-1-0-1-2-2)
Shoaib Malik struck the boundary on the first ball.

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Over 15: Pakistan 111/2

  • Shoaib Malik 5 (6b)
  • Mohammad Hafeez 13 (6b)

Bowler: Andrew Tye (1-1-1-6-1-1)
Mohammad Hafeez came down the track and struck the maximum.

Over 14: Pakistan 100/2

  • Shoaib Malik 2 (3b)
  • Mohammad Hafeez 5 (3b)

Bowler: Andrew Tye (W-0-1-0-1-1)
Babar Azam edged the ball on to his own stumps.

WICKET: Babar Azam b Andrew Tye 50 (40b 5×4 1×6)

Over 13: Pakistan 97/1

  • Mohammad Hafeez 4 (1b)
  • Babar Azam 50 (39b)

Bowler: Nathan Lyon (1-0-1-1-W-4)
Mohammad Hafeez came onto bat following the dismissal of Sahibzada Farhan and hit a boundary. Babar Azam reached his half century.

WICKET: Sahibzada Farhan c Andrew Tye b Nathan Lyon 39 (38b 2×4 3×6)

Over 12: Pakistan 90/0

  • Sahibzada Farhan 38 (35b)
  • Babar Azam 48 (37b)

Bowler: Adam Zampa (0-6-0-1-1-2)
Ten runs scored in the over as Sahibzada Farhan struck the maximum.

Over 11: Pakistan 80/0

  • Sahibzada Farhan 29 (30b)
  • Babar Azam 47 (36b)

Bowler: D’Arcy Short (1-0-2-wd-1-0-1)
Pakistani batsmen scored six runs in the over.

Over 10: Pakistan 74/0

  • Sahibzada Farhan 27 (27b)
  • Babar Azam 44 (33b)

Bowler: Adam Zampa (0-1-wd-1-1-0-1)
Adam Zampa gave five runs in the over.

Over 9: Pakistan 69/0

  • Sahibzada Farhan 25 (24b)
  • Babar Azam 42 (30b)

Bowler: Adam Zampa (0-2-0-1-0-0)
Three runs picked up by the Pakistan batsmen in the over.

Over 8: Pakistan 66/0

  • Babar Azam 39 (26b)
  • Sahibzada Farhan 25 (22b)

Bowler: Adam Zampa (1-1-1-0-1-1)
Fve runs conceded by Adam Zampa in the over.

Over 7: Pakistan 61/0

  • Babar Azam 36 (23b)
  • Sahibzada Farhan 23 (19b)

Bowler: D’Arcy Short (4-1-0-0-1-1)
D’Arcy Short was welcomed to the attack with a boundary by Babar Azam.

Over 6: Pakistan 54/0

  • Sahibzada Farhan 22 (16b)
  • Babar Azam 30 (20b)

Bowler: Andrew Tye (0-0-1-1-1-6)
Andrew Tye was hit for a maximum by Sahibzada Farhan on the last ball and Pakistan reach 50.

Over 5: Pakistan 45/0

Bowler: Nathan Lyon (4-1-6-0-4-0)
Sahibzada Farhan into the attack as he hit the six and a boundary.

Over 4: Pakistan 30/0

  • Babar Azam 23 (14b)
  • Sahibzada Farhan 5 (10b)

Bowler: Nathan Coulter-Nile (4-1-1-6-2-1)
Babar Azam picked up 15 runs in the over as he smashed the first maximum of the innings.

Over 3: Pakistan 15/0

  • Sahibzada Farhan 4 (9b)
  • Babar Azam 9 (9b)

Bowler: Nathan Lyon (0-4-1-0-0-0)
The off-spinner was swept by Babar Azam for a boundary

Over 2: Pakistan 10/0

  • Sahibzada Farhan 4 (6b)
  • Babar Azam 4 (6b)

Bowler: Nathan Coulter-Nile (0-0-4-0-0-0)
A lucky boundary for Sahibzada Farhan as the edge went for a boundary

Over 1: Pakistan 6/0

  • Babar Azam 4 (6b)
  • Sahibzada Farhan 0 (0b)

Bowler: Nathan Lyon (0-wd-0-0-4-wd-0-0)
Babar Azam struck the first boundary of the innings from Nathan Lyon’s bowling.

Australia (playing XI): D’Arcy Short, Aaron Finch (captain), Chris Lynn, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Ben McDermott, Alex Carey (wicket keeper), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Andrew Tye, Adam Zampa, Nathan Lyon

Pakistan (playing XI): Babar Azam, Sahibzada Farhan, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Sarfraz Ahmed (captain and wicket keeper), Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan and Usman Khan.

Fakhar Zaman and Shaheen Shah Afridi have been replaced by Sahibzada Farhan and Usman Khan Shinwari. Australia have brought in Nathan Lyon for Billy Stanlake.

Pakistan won the toss and chose to bat in the third and final Twenty20 fixture in Dubai.

Will Pakistan complete a 3-0 whitewash or Australia pick up a consolation win?

Hello and welcome t0 the live updates of the dead rubber third Twenty20 fixture between Pakistan and Australia in Dubai.



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