Pakistan kept dominating in T-20 series and thrashed England by 129 runs in 5th T-20 International at Ajman Oval Cricket Ground, Ajman. Pakistan has already wrapped the series by 5 games to nil in 6 match series.
Today, England won the toss and put Pakistan into bat. Pakistan sent different opening pairs in each of the 5 games played and today sent Zafar Iqbal (B1) and Mohsin Khan (B3) to open the innings.
Pakistan lost Mohsin in the 5th over of the innings after scoring 34 runs off 18 balls, Pakistan score was 65 at that moment. Thereafter, Haroon Khan and Zafar Iqbal knitted the 232 runs partnership for the 2nd wicket and took the total of Pakistan to 297 in 20 overs for the loss of 1 wicket.
Haroon Khan played terrific unbeaten innings of 116* runs off (58) balls featuring 13 fours and 1 big six. Zafar Iqbal made rapid 88* runs not out off 48 balls. For England, Ameen Ashfari was the only bowler to take a wicket.
The massive target of 298 runs was almost unsurmountable for England. Openers Dan Field and Sam Murray batted throughout the overs and England made 168 runs in 20 overs for no loss.
Sam Murray made 100* runs off 61 balls with the help of 16 (4s) and Dan Field made 48* off 64 balls.
Result: Pakistan won by 129 runs
MOM: Haroon Khan and Sam Murray (Joint)
Pakistan wrapped the 6 match series by 5-0. Mr. Amir Sarfraz, Aircraft Engineer Emirates Airlines was the guest of the occasion and gave away man of the match award.
The 6th and last T20 International will be played tomorrow (Day/Night) on 18th November at the same ground.