- Pakistan Shaheens beat Canterbury by 7 wickets within the third T20 match
- Canterbury scored 169 runs for 5 wickets within the allotted 20 overs
- Pakistan Shaheens chased the 170-run goal for the lack of solely three wickets with eleven balls to spare
LINCOLN, New Zealand: Pakistan Shaheens defeated Canterbury by seven wickets of their third Twenty20 match right here on Friday.
Canterbury, after being put to bat by the Shaheens’ captain Rohail Nazir, scored 169 runs for 5 wickets within the allotted 20 overs.
Pakistan Shaheens chased the 170-run goal for the lack of solely three wickets with eleven balls to spare.
For the Shaheens, captain Rohail and Hussain Talat bagged 155 runs inside actual ten overs for his or her unbeaten fourth-wicket partnership after the three top-order batsmen had been despatched again to the pavilion at solely 55 on the board.
Rohail scored 69 not-out off 39 balls with six fours and 4 sixes, whereas Hussain contributed 53 runs off 35 balls with seven fours and a six.
For Canterbury, HJ Chamberlain remained not out on 66, made off 46 balls with 5 fours and 4 sixes whereas Tyler Lortan made 51 from 38 balls with six fours and a six.
Quick bowler Haris Rauf claimed two wickets for 36 runs for the Shaheens.
Earlier, Pakistan Shaheens misplaced their first two T20 matches of the tour as Northern Districts received by 21 runs. In the meantime, Wellington Firebirds emerged victorious by 9 wickets.
Pakistan Shaheens will play their fourth T20 match in opposition to New Zealand XI on January 3.