Australia won the only T20 match against Pakistan by seven wickets and have now won the T20I series after the Test series. However, Australia defeated Pakistan 2-1 in the ODI series. In the only T20 played in Lahore, Pakistan scored 162 runs for eight wickets. Captain Babar Azam played an innings of 66 runs in 46 balls with the help of six fours and two sixes. Australia’s fast bowler Nathan Ellis took four wickets for 24 runs in four overs.
Aaron Finch 55 runs
Captain Aaron Finch scored 55 runs in 45 balls at one end for the Australian team chasing the target and was out on reaching the target. Finch had important partnerships with Travis Head (26) and Jose Inglis (24). Stones (23) and Ben McDermott (22) scored crucial runs in the final overs of the innings to give Australia victory.
Pakistani fans remember Abdul Qadir
Pakistan leg-spinner Usman Qadir was two-wicket haul and his bowling style reminded Pakistani fans of his father Abdul Qadir. Abdul Qadir coached South African spinner Imran Tahir. Shaheen took two wickets for 21 runs in four overs and Usman took two wickets for 33 runs. The Australian team toured Pakistan after 24 years which was successful.