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The 1st T20 cricket match played between Pakistan vs Scotland in Scotland at Edinburgh.
Pakistan Beats Scotland by 48 runs. After winning the toss, Pakistan elected to bat first. It was a one-sided fight between the two teams. However, it was a spirited inning of Sarfraz Ahmed and Shoaib Maik who almost single-handedly took their team to win the game in style.
Batting first Pakistan, Fakhar Zaman, and Ahmed Shehzad build a stable partnership of 33 runs. Whereas, Hussain Talat tried to hit big shots there but fell short. Therefore, Pakistan had a good start. Captain Sarfraz Ahmed played exceptionally well and build a good solid partnership with Shoaib Malik. Sarfraz Ahmed scored 89 runs off 49 balls hitting 3 sixes and 10 fours. Shoaib Malik scored 53 runs off just 27 balls hitting 5 sixes in total. So, Pakistan was able to score 204 runs at the loss of 4 wickets in their 20 overs.
Alasdair Evans bowled exceptionally well for Scotland. He bowled 4 overs giving just 23 runs and taking 3 wickets. Furthermore, Richie Berrington bowled 3 overs giving away 29 runs and taking 1 wickets. Whereas, Hamza Tahir was the most expensive bowler. He bowled 4 overs giving away 57 runs without a wicket.
Chasing a mountain of a target of 205 runs Scotland opener George Munsey and Kyle Coetzer provided an explosive start. Together they made 53 runs in just 5.1 overs before George Munsey got out. Richie Berrington got out quickly after that scoring just 3 runs. Furthermore, Captain Kyle Coetzer made quick 31 runs in just 18 balls. Whereas, star player against England Calum Macleod didn’t perform well. He scored only 12 runs off 15 balls. From there on, Michael Leask handled the inning with fierce hitting scoring 38 runs off just 24 balls not out. He hit 3 fours and 2 sixes in total. But, they could only manage 156 runs in their 20 overs.
However, Mohammad Nawaz from Pakistan bowled exceptionally well his 4 overs giving away just 22 runs with 1 wicket. In the end, Pakistan beats Scotland by 48 runs. Pakistan leads the 2 match T20 series played between Pakistan vs Scotland.