In the last match of the three T20 series contested between Pakistan and Afghanistan, Pakistan won by 66 runs. Pakistan won the third match after losing the series. In this series, Pakistan had to lose the first two matches. Under the leadership of Shadab Khan, Pakistan had to face defeat against Afghanistan for the first time in the T20 series. In this series, Afghanistan captained by Rashid Khan won 2-1.
After losing two straight matches, Pakistan made a strong comeback in the third match. In this match, the Pakistani team came out to bat first and put 182 runs on the board for 7 wickets in 20 overs. In this, young opening batsman Sam Ayyub scored 49 runs in 40 balls with the help of 4 fours and 2 sixes while middle order batsman Iftikhar Ahmed added 31 runs for the team in 25 balls with the help of 2 sixes. . Apart from this, Captain Shadab Khan scored 28, Abdullah Shafiq 23, Imad Wasim 13 and Tyeb Tahir scored 10 runs with the rest of the batsmen failing to touch double figures.
Chasing runs, the Afghanistan team bagged 116 runs in 18.4 overs. Lower order batsman Azmatullah Umarzai scored the highest innings of 21 runs for the team, none of the other batsmen could reach the 20 run figure and three batsmen returned to the pavilion without opening the count.
Batting aside, excellent pace was also seen in Pakistan’s bowling in this match. The team’s young fast bowler Ihsanullah took 3 wickets after expending 29 runs in 4 overs, while captain Shadab Khan took 3 wickets. During this, Shadab Khan spent 13 runs with an economy of just 3.20. Apart from this, fast bowler Wasim Junior, Zaman Khan and spinner Imad Wamis got a 1-1 success.