Pakistan won by 66 runs
Afghanistan vs Pakistan
Venue - Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Toss Winner - Afghanistan won the toss and opt to bowl
Series - Afghanistan v Pakistan in UAE, 2023
Date of the Match - Monday, 27 March, 2023
Time - 09:30 PM (IST)
Season - 2023
Umpires - Ahmed Shah Pakteen (AFG), Bismillah Jan Shinwari (AFG)
Third Umpire - Akbar Ali (UAE)
Match Referee - Hamim Khan (AFG)
Player of the Match - Shadab Khan
On Monday, March 27, at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, Afghanistan and Pakistan played in the 3rd T20I match of the Afghanistan v Pakistan in UAE, 2023.
Afghanistan fell short of Pakistan in the third and final Twenty20 match by 66 runs but prevailed 2-1 in the overall series. This marks Afghanistan's first-ever series victory over its adversarial neighbours. Pakistan avoided a complete sweep of Afghanistan thanks to the 66-run victory.
Afghanistan won the toss and elected to bowl first in the third T20I. This seemed like a wise choice for the guests because they were able to dismiss Mohammad Haris in the first over. Stand-in captain Shadab Khan scored 28 runs in 17 deliveries to help Pakistan reach a safe total of 182 runs. Saim Ayub played a patient and wise knock of 49 runs in 40 deliveries.
Afghanistan have scored 116 for 10 in 18.4 overs (Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk) 18, Usman Ghani 15, Ibrahim Zadran 3, Najibullah Zadran 0, Mohammad Nabi 17, Karim Janat 0, Sediqullah Atal 11, Rashid Khan 16, Mujeeb Ur Rahman 0, Fazalhaq Farooqi 1, Fareed Ahmad Malik 5, Azmatullah Omarzai 21, Extras 9)
Pakistan have scored 182 for 7 in 20 overs (Saim Ayub 49, Mohammad Haris (wk) 1, Abdullah Shafique 23, Tayyab Tahir 10, Iftikhar Ahmed 31, Shadab Khan 28, Imad Wasim 13, Mohammad Nawaz 5, Mohammad Wasim Jr 9, Extras 13)
Who is the Winner?
Pakistan won by 66 runs with a score of 182 runs.