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 3634 125
2 South Africa 3589 112
3 Australia 3499 106
4 New Zealand 2354 102
5 England 3772 97
6 Sri Lanka 2914 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 5751 125
2 India 5492 122
3 South Africa 3842 113
4 New Zealand 4602 112
5 Pakistan 3279 102
6 Australia 3548 101
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3270 131
2 Australia 1894 126
3 India 3932 123
4 New Zealand 2542 116
5 England 1951 115
6 South Africa 2058 114