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Pakistan seal T20I series against Australia

  • Published at 01:48 am October 27th, 2018
Pakistan's Shadab Khan takes a catch during their second T20I against Australia in Dubai Friday AFP

Pakistan won the first match by 66 runs in Abu Dhabi Wednesday

Pakistan upstaged Australia by 11 runs in the second Twenty20 international in Dubai to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series Friday.

Babar Azam (45) and Mohammad Hafeez (40) lifted Pakistan to 147/6 in their 20 overs before restricting Australia to 136/8 in 20 overs.

For Australia Glenn Maxwell top scored with 52.

Earlier, Babar hit a 44-ball 45 with three boundaries while Hafeez scored a quick 34-ball 40 with two sixes and three boundaries.

For Australia Nathan Coulter-Nile finished with 3/18 while Billay Stanlake took 2/36.

Pakistan won the first match by 66 runs in Abu Dhabi Wednesday. The third and final match is also in Dubai Sunday.

2ND T20I

Australia 136/8 (Maxwell 52, Coulter-Nile 27) lost to Pakistan 147/6 (Babar 45, Hafeez 40) by 11 runs