Thisara Perera, Hashim Amla shine as World XI edge Pakistan in thriller to keep series alive

FirstCricket Staff, Sep, 14 2017
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    World XI batsmen Hashim Amla and Thisara Perera starred in 2nd T20I taking visitors home in the last-over thriller. AFP

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    World XI bowler Morne Morkel was the pick of the bowler in the first innings. He bowled three overs in the Powerplay and put Pakistan under pressure. AFP

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    Once again, it was the pair of Babar Azam and Ahmed Shahzad who provided a solid platform for Pakistan as they stitched a 59-run stand. AFP

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    Pakistan batsman Shoaib Malik, too, continued his brilliant form and demolished the World XI bowlers during his 23-ball 39 run knock. AFP

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    World XI opener Hashim Amla produced a scintillating unbeaten innings of 72 off 55 balls. AFP

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    Pakistani spinner Imad Wasim bowled an economical spell and snared a wicket. He conceded 27 runs in his four overs. AFP

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    World XI batsman Thisara Perera nailed the finisher's role and smashed 47 runs at a strike rate of 247.37 to keep the Independence Cup alive. AFP



Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4493 125
2 South Africa 3395 110
3 England 4497 105
4 New Zealand 3114 97
5 Australia 3294 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 South Africa 5957 119
2 Australia 5505 117
3 India 5266 117
4 England 5645 113
5 New Zealand 5123 111
Rank Team Points Rating
1 New Zealand 1625 125
2 England 1962 123
3 Pakistan 2417 121
4 West Indies 2222 117
5 India 2183 115