Australia beat Pakistan by 9 wickets in T20I Tri Series in Zimbabwe

Australia beat Pakistan by 9 wickets in T20I - Billy Stanlake 4-8
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Australia won the toss and elected to field against Pakistan this morning, at the Harare Sports Club, Harare in their first T20I Tri Series match in Zimbabwe of the Series.

Pakistan 116 (Shadab Khan 29; Billy Stanlake 4-8)

Australia 117-1 (Aaron Finch 68*, Travis Head 20*; Hasan Ali 1-18)

Looking to put the sorry recent Tour of England behind them, Australia started positively. Billy Stanlake impressed with the ball taking 4-8, as Pakistan slumped to 116 all out.

In reply, Australia chased down the target with 9 wickets to spare, thanks to Skipper Aaron Finch 68* and Travis Head 20*, in just under 11 overs.

 

Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Hussain Talat, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed(c)(wk), Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Hasan Ali, Usman Khan

Australia: Aaron Finch(c), D'Arcy Short, Travis Head, Glenn Maxwell, Nic Maddinson, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey(wk), Ashton Agar, Andrew Tye, Jhye Richardson, Billy Stanlake

Tomorrow’s next match in the T20I Series is Australia v Zimbabwe, at the Harare Sports Club, Harare starting at 9.00 am BST.

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