Shaheen Afridi reacts after T20I series defeat against New Zealand


This is pacer’s first assignment as captain in the shortest format of the game

Shaheen Afridi reacts after T20I series defeat against New Zealand

Shaheen Afridi reacts after T20I series defeat against New Zealand, During the third Twenty20 International on Wednesday against New Zealand in Dunedin, Pakistan T20I captain Shaheen Afridi discussed his decision to bowl first.

New Zealand took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series, defeating Pakistan by 45 runs.

"The history of this ground in both domestic and international cricket demonstrated to us that chasing is simpler here. After conference collectively, we figured bowling first would be better. Tragically, we didn't convey in that frame of mind as a bowling unit, and our bowling has imploded in these three games. Notwithstanding, we want to give this group time on the off chance that we are to ponder the large occasions ahead," Afridi said after the match.

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It is important to note that New Zealand set Pakistan a daunting 225-run target in the third T20I with Finn Allen's 137 runs in 62 balls. Babar Azam responded with 58 off 37 for his third fifty in a row, but it was not enough to get Pakistan over the line.

Pakistan came to 95 for two in the eleventh over, yet saw a grip of wickets wreck their pursuit, losing four for only 39 runs.

Mohammad Nawaz scored 28 runs in 15 balls, with the assistance of two fours and as numerous maximums.

Mitchell Santner bowled a practical spell, taking one wicket for 26 runs in four overs.
Allen swindled Pakistan as he scored up the most noteworthy individual score for New Zealand in men's T20Is, outperforming the past best of 123 set by Brendon McCullum. He additionally hit the joint-most sixes, 16, in an innings in men's T20Is.
Rauf yielded 60 off his four overs while Mohammad Nawaz surrendered 44 and Shaheen Afridi 43 on a horrid day with the ball for Pakistan.
"At the point when you win then individuals say you're really great player; at the point when you lose then individuals say you can do nothing. Matt Henry is New Zealand's best bowler and scored more than 50 runs today. This happens in some cases in T20 cricket on such little grounds. We in all actuality do believe that we didn't bowl well on the whole. Haris was hit for runs on great balls as well, yet he's our best bowler and has the most wickets for Pakistan (as a pacer)," Shaheen said on Rauf's exhibition.


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