Independence Cup match: Pakistan sets the target of 175

LAHORE: Pakistan sets the target of 175 for WorldXI to chase and level the series.


Pakistan suffered its first loss as a failed attempt to hit Samuel Badree cost Fakhar Zaman his wicket in the fifth over of the second T20 match of Independence Cup being held at Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday.

The opening batsman scored 21 off 13.

Next to be dismissed was Ahmed Shehzad, after falling prey to a delivery of Imran Tahir. Shehzad in his 43 runs inning in 34 balls smashed five fours and a six.

World XI took their much-needed wicket of Babar Azam when Pakistan was on 135. The middle-order batsman played 45 off 38 deliveries. David Miller took his catch on the bowl of Badree.

Pakistan were 174/6 at the end of their innings.