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Cricket: Pakistan beat World XI to win T20 series

AFP  |  Lahore 

beat World XI by a thumping 33 runs in the final Twenty20 today to clinch a three-match series which marked the return of international cricket to the country.

Set a target of 184 to win, the World XI only managed 150-8 at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium to concede the series to the home team by 2-1.


David Miller and Thisara Perera scored 32 each while Hasan Ali took 2-28.

opener Ahmed Shehzad had earlier missed his second Twenty20 international century when he fell for 89. His 55-ball knock included eight fours and three sixes.

Babar Azam made a 31-ball 48 with five boundaries and added 102 for the second wicket with Shehzad.

won the first match by 20 runs on Tuesday before the World XI fought back with a seven-wicket victory on Wednesday to set up today's decider.

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First Published: Fri, September 15 2017. 23:32 IST
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