Australia suffered an embarrassing 66-run defeat within the first T20 global towards Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Chasing a reasonable goal of 156, Australia had been bundled out for 89 as spinner Imad Wasim ran in the course of the Australian batting line-up comfortably. Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi was once left surprised by means of Australia’s efficiency and stated that he was once surprised on the batting cave in of the guests. Most effective 3 Australian batsmen may succeed in the double-figure mark — Chris Lynn (14), Ashton Agar (19) and Nathan Coulter-Nile (34) — as the remaining 8 of them had been disregarded on unmarried digits.
Completely surprised by means of the Australian collapses first in Assessments and now within the T20I. What is incorrect? Sensible comeback @simadwasim. And sure Pakistan is primary within the structure for a reason why. The most efficient on this planet. Stay going sturdy boys. #PAKvAUS
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) October 25, 2018
All over the run-chase, the Australian batsmen may now not acquire the momentum they wanted as they saved shedding wickets at common wickets. Heart-order batsman Nathan Coulter-Nile was once the easiest scorer for Australia.
Imad, who made his global go back, was once adjudged guy of the tournament. He returned with figures of three/20 in his allocated 4 overs. Faheem Ashraf (2/10) and Shaheen Afridi (2/23) shared 4 wickets between them.
Hasan Ali and Shadab Khan additionally chipped in with a wicket every to make sure Pakistan’s victory.
Previous, the Australian workforce had misplaced the 2-match Check sequence towards Pakistan Zero-1. After narrowly saving the primary Check in Dubai, the workforce led by means of Tim Paine misplaced the second one Check in Abu Dhabi by means of an enormous 373-run margin within 4 days. After shedding the Check sequence, former cricketer Shane Warne slammed Australia for his or her deficient batting.
Congrats to Pakistan on a great sequence win, neatly performed – simply to just right. Australia’s batting was once very odd in Three of the four innings, and the quantity of overs Australia may best arrange to ultimate is an actual fear in addition to the manor of all of the dismissals too. Being worried occasions…
— Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) October 19, 2018
Australia these days path the Three-match T20I sequence Zero-1 towards Pakistan. The second one and 3rd tournament of the sequence will probably be performed in Dubai on October 26 and 28 respectively.