1st T20I: Mohammad Nabi stars as Afghanistan clinch historic win over Pakistan | Cricket News resportsnews

New Delhi: An excellent efficiency from Mohammad Nabi helped Afghanistan beat Pakistan by six wickets within the first Twenty20 Worldwide of the three-match collection on Friday. This was Afghanistan’s first win in 4 Twenty20 Internationals towards Pakistan.
Nabi took 2-12 and Mujeeb ur Rehman (2-9) and quick bowler Fazlhaq Farooqui (2-13) helped limit Pakistan to 92-9. Sharjah Stadium,
Nabi then stored his cool with a cautious run-of-the-ball 38 not out and added 53 not out for the fifth wicket with Najibullah Zadran (17 not out) to assist Afghanistan attain the goal in 17.5 overs.
Nabi hit his first 4 off his twenty seventh ball after which hit two extra fours earlier than Naseem Shah hit Ihsanullah for a six within the subsequent over to seal the win.

Pacer Ihsanullah (2-17) dismissed Ibrahim Zadran (9) with the primary ball of his T20I profession after which Gulbadin Naib (0) bundled out Afghanistan for 45-4 however Nabi and Najibullah ensured victory.
With 5 key gamers – captain Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Fakhar Zaman, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Haris Rauf rested for the collection – Pakistan handed T20I debuts to Saim Ayub, Taib Tahir, Ihsanullah and Zaman Khan.
Pakistan have been 41-5 within the eighth over on a low and gradual pitch on the Sharjah Stadium which aided Afghanistan’s three-pronged spin assault.
Imad Wasim top-scored with 18 whereas Ayub (17), Tahir (16) and captain Shadab Khan (12) scored essentially the most runs.
Ayub hit two fours and a six in his 15-ball innings, whereas Wasim’s 32-ball innings didn’t hit a single boundary as he tried to salvage the innings.

Wasim and captain Shadab Khan (12) made the largest partnership of the innings by including 19 runs for the sixth wicket.
Recalled energy hitters Azam Khan and Abdullah Shafiq failed to attain.

Pakistan’s different lowest T20I totals are 74 vs Australia in Dubai 2012, 82 vs West Indies in Dhaka 2014, 83 vs India in Dhaka 2016 and 89 vs England in Cardiff 2010.
That is the primary bilateral collection between the 2 nations, the remaining matches of which may even be held in Sharjah on Sunday and Monday.

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