South African player Hashim Amla clinched a half century and Thisara Perera given an outstanding end to game on Wednesday with a 19-ball 47 after South Africa beat Pakistan by seven wickets in the second Twenty20 international.
“Hash (Amla) told me to stay till the last moment because we can catch up.” Perera affirmed. “It’s a habit for me to be in this situation.” he stated.
During the match, Hashim Amla strike 72 runs off 55 balls (not out) by clinching five fours and two sixes. On the other hand, Perera’s fiery smash which involved four sixes during World XI helped the team to score 175-3 in 19.5 overs.
The expectations of Pakistan team in the 14th over to won the game shattered later as Perera smashed the game in the last five overs against Pakistan bowlers Sohail Khan and Rumman Raees.
In the end of game, Perera and Amla partnership of 20 runs helped the team to made 33 runs in the last over.
Perera and Amla performance took the team to the next level in World XI.
On Tuesday, Pakistan triumph the initial game by 20 runs but fight back to hold World XI’s powerful batting array following its frontier fast bowler Hasan Ali was knocked out of Wednesday’s match because of back pain.
Earlier, Pakistan’s best request batsmen couldn’t change over great begins after skipper Sarfraz Ahmed won the hurl and picked to bat first.
Perera at that point represented the wickets of Imad Wasim (15) and expelled chief Sarfraz Ahmed without scoring in the nineteenth over as Pakistan slipped to 157-5.
Pakistan’s accomplished batsman Malik (39) lifted the aggregate when he hit Cutting for two sixes in his 23-ball thump.
Malik, playing in his 88th T20 universal, turned into Pakistan’s most astounding scorer in the arrangement and outperformed Umar Akmal’s aggregate of 1,690 keeps running before he holed out off the last ball.
“We were a little messy today in the field,” Ahmed said. “The score was adequate, yet in the event that the execution was better in guarding, we would have pulled it off.”