PAK vs IRE: Pakistan Seals Series with Win Against Ireland in 3rd T20I

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PAK vs IRE: Pakistan Seals Series with Win Against Ireland in 3rd T20I
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In the three games between PAK vs IRE, the host team faced a defeat in the series decider by 6 wickets. The Pakistan tour to Ireland ends with the result of 2-1 at Clontarf Cricket Club in Dublin on Tuesday.

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Pakistan Cricket Team lost the first game of the series by 5 wickets, But the Team made a brilliant comeback and won the remaining games with a brilliant performance.

Ireland’s team batting first posted a total of 179-run target in the final game, while Pakistan had a disappointing start as opener Saim Ayub went back to the bench after scoring just 14 runs.

The Team Captain Babar Azam made a brilliant partnership with Mohammad Rizwan and changed the direction of the game. They made a partnership of 139 runs which not only helped Pakistan to win the series but also wrote down a history.


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The first two players to score 3,000 partnership runs were Babar and Rizwan. They also made history by becoming the first batting duo to have ten-century stands at the same time. The Indian duo of KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma, who have been teammates for five centuries, are the closest to them.

Babar also smacked a career-high four sixes in an over against Benjamin White and three sixes in a row.

As the visitors chased down the mark in 17 overs, Azam Khan (18 off 6) got Pakistan over the finish line after the exits of Rizwan (56 off 38) and Babar (75 off 42).

Ireland had made a fast start to the innings, but Pakistan held them to 178/7 in the first innings.

Ireland lost the opener batsman Ross Adair on just 7 runs. He was dismissed by Shaheen Shah Afridi who was not only best at the day but throughout the innings.

Andy Balbirnie and Lorcan Tucker paired up and revved the scoring rate. The home side reached 100 in 10.4 overs before Balbarine (35) was dismissed by Abbas Afridi.

Tucker remained strong in his approach and continued attacking the Pakistan bowlers. In his 41-ball 73 knock, he smoked 13 fours and a six before being dismissed by Imad Wasim.

With one more dismissal, the visitors hoped to increase the pressure on the home team. Neil Rock was defeated by Shaheen (4).

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However, senior Bowler Mohammad Amor who just made his return back to International Cricket removed George Dockrell from the other side. Abbas Afrid shows consistency with his bowling and gets another wicket from Curtis Campher on just 1 score.

Shaheen Shah Afrid becomes the man of the game, due to his brilliant blowing he clinched three wickets in four overs and gave just 14 runs.

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