Sydney, Dec 9 (ANI): Pakistan has overcame stiff resistance from minnows Afghanistan to win the first-ever Twenty20 international between the two countries by six wickets in Sharjah, according to reports.
According to the Sydney Morning Herald, chasing a challenging 138-run target, Pakistan were held to the final over of the match and won on a wide off the last delivery of the match on Sunday.
Skipper Mohammad Hafeez kept his cool to finish with a 37-ball 42 not out as Pakistan needed six off the final over bowled by Dawlat Zadran and one off the last delivery, the report said.
Pakistan now play Sri Lanka in the two Twenty20 games in Dubai on Wednesday and Friday while Afghanistan take on Ireland in the final of the ICC Inter-Continental Cup in Dubai from Tuesday, the report added. (ANI)