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Cricket: World XI beat Pakistan to level series 1-1

AFP  |  Lahore 

World XI beat by seven wickets in the second Twenty20 international to level the three-match series at 1-1 at Lahore's Gaddafi stadium today.

Hashim Amla (72) and Thisara Perera (47) batted with aggression to help the visitors reach a 175-run target in 19.5 overs to set up an intriguing final match on Friday.


had scored 174-6 in their 20 overs.

Babar Azam (45), Ahmed Shehzad (43) and Shoaib Malik (39) had good starts but none of them went on to score big, as found it tough going on a slow and low pitch.

Sri Lankan paceman Perera and West Indian spinner Samuel Badree claimed two wickets apiece for the World XI.

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First Published: Wed, September 13 2017. 23:28 IST
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