All-rounder Shadab Khan hit a last-more than six to give Pakistan a breathtaking two-wicket win in the second Twenty20 universal against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Friday. Requiring 12 off the last finished, and eight from the last three balls, Shadab (16no) crushed Sri Lankan pacer Vikum Sanjaya for a six and afterward took a couple off the following conveyance to enable Pakistan to pursue down an unassuming 125-run focus in 19.5 overs and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-coordinate arrangement.
The last match in Lahore on Sunday stays of extraordinary hugeness as it will see Sri Lanka come back to Pakistan eight years after the group was focused in a dangerous trap in a similar city in 2009.
Seamer Faheem Ashraf had before crashed the Sri Lankan innings with figures of 3-16 as he turned into the primary Pakistan player to accomplish a cap trap in Twenty20 internationals.
Ashraf expelled Isuru Udana, Mahela Udawatte and Dasun Shanaka off progressive conveyances to wind up noticeably the 6th bowler to enlist a Twenty20 cap trap.
That gave Pakistan eight wickets in the space of only 20 balls for 18 keeps running as Sri Lanka finished on 124-9 out of 20 overs – Danushka Gunathilaka top-scored with a 48-ball 51.
This is just the second time a group has taken eight wickets in the last four overs in a T20 – Pakistan did likewise against Australia in the 2010 World Twenty20.