Tuesday, 17 July, 2018

Pakistan beats Australia in T20 tri-series final by 6 wkts

"I've been doing a fair bit of work with recently about making sure I was watching the ball as hard as I can- Maxwell
Sidney Guerrero | 11 July, 2018, 14:26

On the other side of the coin, Finch had a better time of it in England, and dominated the T20I tri-series - he was the leading run-scorer with 306 runs in five innings at a strike rate of 201.31, including a stunning world-record 172 against Zimbabwe.

The Man from Mardan, who made his name with a scintillating century in the ICC Champions Trophy final against India previous year, was at it again in the Tri-nation T20 series decided against Australia on Sunday. Zaman, who Finch had called "a real thorn in our side" before the final, slammed a career-best 91 in just 46 balls in the final, his blitz helping Pakistan cross Australia's 183/8 with four balls in hand.

Colin Munro of New Zealand was at fourth place while Babar Azam of Pakistan and Australia's Glenn Maxwell was placed at sixth position.

This means that Zimbabwe finishes the tournament without a single win after losing two matches to Australia and another two matches to Pakistan.

The 28-year-old batsman who came into the limelight during the second edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), termed the tournament as a "game changer" for him.

Short broke into the top-10 for the first time in his career in 10th position, moving up 18 places.

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Australia's D'Arcy Short, Jason Roy of England and Solomon Mire also achieved career-best rankings following the latest update.

In the bowling table, Rashid Khan of Afghanistan and Shadab Khan of Pakistan have retained the top two positions.

Australia's Andrew Tye rose 41 places to seventh spot after taking 12 wickets in Harare.

Farhan was stumped by Australian wicketkeeper Alex Carey off Glenn Maxwell in the first over of Pakistan's chase, off a wide delivery as he had ventured out of the crease to get his first global runs. That result also meant that Australia dropped to the third spot as they were overtaken by India after winning the three-match T20I series 2-1. England, who now occupy the fourth spot are only three points ahead of West Indies, who are in seventh.

Team rankings remain crucial as Australia plus the next nine highest-ranked sides will qualify directly for the 16-team ICC Men's World T20 2020 in Australia.

If one were to ask for a ideal recipe for making the world's number one-ranked T20I team, the ingredients would revolve around a combination of a young side which has no fear of failure, a flawless blend of youth and experience, a leader who will not take "no" for an answer from his wards when it comes to putting in their best and a head coach who is not shy of setting standards that are the envy of other sides around the world.

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