Wednesday Jun 13, 2018 | By: AFP
Edinburgh: Shoaib Malik blasted a quick-fire 49 as Pakistan powered to an 84-run rout of Scotland within the second Twenty20 worldwide on Wednesday.
Malik´s unbeaten innings took simply 22 balls and containing 5 sixes and one 4, setting the stage for Pakistan to seal a 2-0 series win.
Fakhar Zaman (33) and Ahmed Shehzad (24) rattled up a 60-run partnership for the primary wicket in Edinburgh earlier than Scotland hit again to cut back the vacationers to 98-5.
Following on from Sunday´s historic win over England — the world´s high ranked one-day worldwide aspect — Scotland had been hoping to assert one other large scalp in opposition to the number-one ranked T20 nation.
Michael Leask´s three wickets gave Scotland hope, however Shoaib´s brutal hitting saved Pakistan in cost as his aspect reached 166-6 after their 20 overs.
Scotland had scored 156 in a dropping effort within the first T20 conflict with Pakistan on Tuesday, however this time they had been unable to muster a good response.
George Munsey was caught for a duck after simply two balls and Pakistan made brief work of the remaining because the Scots completed 82 all out after simply 15 overs.
Faheem Ashraf took three wickets and Usman Khan claimed two in a commanding show from the Pakistan bowling assault.