Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif crushed Britain’s bowlers all round Old Trafford as Pakistan finished their visit in style with a devastating nine-wicket win in Wednesday’s solitary Twenty20 universal.
Left-hander Sharjeel made 59 and kindred opener Latif 59 not out as Pakistan, set only 136 to win, completed on 139 for one with 31 balls to extra to the enjoyment of a large number of their fans at a pressed Old Trafford.
Sharjeel confronted 36 balls with seven fours and three sixes as he put on 107 in only 69 conveyances for the main wicket with Latif.
Right-hander Latif was in for 36 balls, including seven fours and three sixes, against a Britain group handling the same side beaten in a last-over thriller by the West Indies On the planet Twenty20 last in Kolkata in April.
Triumph saw Sarfraz Ahmed win his first match as Twenty20 chief yet Britain took the general Super Arrangement 16-12 after the four-Test arrangement was shared 2-2 and the hosts won the one-dayers 4-1.
Pakistan’s win under the Old Trafford floodlights was set up by a taught show in the field after Britain were all around put at 56 without misfortune.
Left-arm spinner Imad Wasim expelled both Britain openers Jason Roy and Alex Hales on his way to a fine return of two for 17 in his most extreme four overs without yielding either a four or a six.
Man-of-the-match Wahab Riaz, a left-arm fast, caught up with three for 18 as Pakistan shrewdly stirred up their conveyances.
“Credit to our bowlers they knocked down some pins exceptionally well and after that Khalid and Sharjeel played realy all around,” Ahmed said.
He included: “I told the players that when we are playing T20 cricket, we need some vitality and we need some great handling on the ground. The players did this.”
Whirlwind of fours
Britain oversaw only one limit in the last 10 overs of their innings, though Pakistan sprinted to 36 for none kindness of nine fours.
“I likely got the hurl wrong,” said Morgan.
Pakistan rocked the bowling alley truly well given the conditions; the ball held up a tad bit and their slower balls and their varieties worked viably on the wicket.”
Sharjeel struck David Willey for two fours in the first over of the answer and Pakistan never thought back.
He additionally raised Adil Rashid for two sixes in an over to go to fifty preceding he holed out off the same bowler.
Be that as it may, by then Pakistan were 107 for one and this day/night amusement was comparable to won.
Latif finished a lady Twenty20 fifty when he hit Ali for six over mid-wicket.
Babar Azam (15 not out) finished the match with a four off Liam Plunkett.
Hales (37) and Roy (21) were the main Engand batsmen to pass 20.
Pakistan had an early panic when Wasim, who surrendered only two keeps running in the first over of the amusement, was struck an agonizing blow in the following over when a hard-hit shot from Hales raised up off a practice pitch and hit him on the head.
In any case, he came back to stop Britain’s innings in its tracks.
Roy, a great straight hitter, was lbw when attempting to switch clear Wasim.
Britain then lost two wickets in two balls to be 67 for three.
Hales was spotless knocked down some pins on the range by Wasim off the last wad of the ninth over.
The following conveyance saw Joe Root (six) gently upper-slice Hasan Ali to Shoaib Malik at short third man.
Buttler got off the imprint by spread driving Ali for four preceding he holed out in the wake of cutting Riaz offside.
Britain’s innings never recuperated with wicket-attendant Ahmed finding restricting captain Morgan (14) off Riaz to leave the hosts 110 for six.