Harare: Pakistan defeated Australia by 45 runs in a T20 Tri Series Match.
Pakistan beat Australia in a T20 Tri Series Match due to Shaheen Afridi’s three wickets and Fakhar Zaman’s half century. Mohammad Amir, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, and Usman Khan also took one wicket each.
Earlier, Australia won the toss in a T20 Tri Series match and decided to bowl against Pakistan. However, Pakistan scored 194 runs for the loss of 7 wickets. Fakhar Zaman became the leading T20 scorer of 2018 after making 73 runs against Australia. In addition, Hussain Talat, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali scored 30, 27, and 37 runs respectively.
Final Playing XI
Australia: Aaron Finch (capt), D Arcy Short, Travis Head, Glenn Maxwell, Nic Maddinson, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk), Ashton Agar, Andrew Tye, Jhye Richardson, Billy Stanlake
Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Hussain Talat, Sarfraz Ahmed (capt, wk), Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Amir, Usman Khan