Tail-ender Hasan Ali hit two sixes within the penultimate over to assist Pakistan clinch the T20 worldwide sequence in opposition to South Africa, with a four-wicket win within the third and remaining match in Lahore on Sunday. Hasan completed with a seven-ball 20 not out as Pakistan overhauled a 165-run goal in 18.Four overs to win the sequence 2-1, and topic South Africa to their first T20I sequence defeat in Asia. South Africa had beforehand received 5 and drawn one T20I sequence in Asia. South Africa’s late blip meant David Miller’s sturdy 85 not out and spinner Tabraiz Shamsi’s 4 wickets, which appeared to have put the vacationers on the highway to victory, had been in useless.
Miller smashed seven sixes and 5 fours off simply 45 balls to elevate South Africa from a tottering 48-6. He helped add 116 for the final 4 wickets, taking South Africa to 164-8.
Shamsi then recorded figures of 4-25 in 4 incisive overs, and Pakistan wanted 53 runs off the final six overs which got here all the way down to 28 off the final three.
With 16 wanted off the ultimate two overs, Andile Phehlukwayo bowled a waist-high no-ball which Hasan hit for six to ease the stress. He then hit a 4 and a six to seal victory.
Mohammad Nawaz completed with 18 not out, whereas skipper Babar Azam scored 44 and in-form Mohammad Rizwan made 42.
Pakistan, who opened with Haider Ali as a substitute of Azam, raced to 51 runs off 6.1 overs earlier than Shamsi dismissed Haider (15), eliminated Rizwan leg-before and bowled Hussain Talat for 5 to halt the house workforce’s progress.
Rizwan, who hit 104 not out and 51 within the first two matches, struck seven boundaries, together with two towering sixes, off 30 balls.
Pakistan received the primary match by three runs whereas South Africa took the second by six wickets, each additionally performed in Lahore.
South Africa misplaced their first six wickets for 48 and their seventh at 64.
Nawaz dismissed Reeza Hendricks (two) and Jon-Jon Smuts (one). Then debutant Zahid Mahmood eliminated Heinrich Klaasen (nought) and Janneman Malan (27) off successive deliveries in his first over.
When Phehlukwayo went for a duck, South Africa had misplaced 4 wickets for seven runs in simply 9 balls.
Miller added 17 runs for the eighth wicket with Bjorn Fortuin (10) earlier than including an extra 58 for the subsequent wicket in simply 5 overs, with Lutho Sipamla who scored eight not out.
Miller hit 4 sixes within the final over bowled by Faheem Ashraf, which yielded 25.
Leg-spinner Mahmood took 3-40, left-arm spinner Nawaz took 2-13 and paceman Hasan completed with 2-29.
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