Pakistan won the title by defeating Australia by six wickets in the final of the T20 triangular series played at Harare. Australia first scored 183/8 in batting, in response to which Pakistan achieved the target in the last over thanks to a fine inning of 91 runs from Man of the Match Fakhar Zaman. Man of the series was also selected for Fakhar Zaman to score 278 runs in five games.
Australia won the toss and decided to bat first and Darcy Short (53 balls 76) with captain Aaron Finch (27 off 47) played a wonderful partnership of 95 runs for the first wicket. Australia completed 100 runs at the loss of one wicket in the 11th over, but after that Pakistan made a good comeback and only 183 runs in Australia in 20 overs.
Nobody has been able to impress except the openers. Glenn Maxwell 5, Marcus Stoney 12, Travis Hedge 19, Alex Carri 2 and Ashton Egery 7 runs. On behalf of Pakistan, Mohammad Amir took 3, Shadab Khan 2 and Fahim Ashraf, Shahin Shah Afridi and Hasan Ali took one wicket each.
Pakistan’s start was very poor in response to the target and Glenn Maxwell outplayed Shahibzada Farhan (0) and Hussain Talat (0) in the first over and scored 2/2. However, after this Fakhar Zaman added 45 runs for the third wicket with captain Sarfaraz Ahmed (28) and took the side to the side, but Shoaib Malik’s 107-run fourth-wicket partnership of the fourth wicket made the match in favor of Pakistan.
Fakhar Zaman was unfortunate that he could not complete the century and was dismissed with 91 runs in 46 balls in the 16th over, but Shoaib Malik (43 *), with the help of Asif Ali (17 *), gave the team a winning total of four balls. . Chasing the target, Pakistan also made a record of achieving its biggest goal.
Apart from Glenn Maxwell and Australia, Zaheer Richardson got a breakthrough and Australia’s bowling could not do any great in front of Fakhar Zaman.
Aaron Finch (306) made the most runs in the series and Andrew Tie (12) took the most wickets. Sahibzada Farhan became the 79th player to play T20 internationals from Pakistan.