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Babar, Iftikhar Fifties Help Pakistan Set 151-run Target for Aussies

CANBERRA: Pakistan set a 151- run target for Australia in second of the three-match T20 series at Manuka Oval in Canberra.

After losing couple of early wickets, Pakistan completed their innings with 150 runs on the scoreboard for the loss of six wickets.

Skipper Babar Azam’s 50 runs and Inftikhar Ahmed 62-run knock of 34 balls helped Pakistan to set a fighting target.

Fakhar Zaman (2) and Haris Sohail (6) once again failed to make any impact.

Ashton Agar picked up two wickets for Australia while Pat Cummins and Kane Richardson took one wicket each.

Earlier, Pakistan won the toss and opted to bat first against Australia.

Australia

Aaron Finch (capt), David Warner, Steve Smith, Ben McDermott, Ashton Turner, Alex Carey (wk), Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa

Pakistan

Babar Azam (capt), Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Rizwan, Asif Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Wahab Riaz, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Irfan