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Saturday, 16 September 2017 - 8:38
Thisara excels again, but World XI beaten
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Pakistan won the 3-match T/20 series with the World XI, 2-1, beating them by 33 runs in the final game at Lahore.

Batting first, the Pakistanis totaled 183 for 3 in their allotted 20 overs.

Ahmed Shehzad (89 off 55 balls - 4x8, 6x3) and Babar Azam (48 off 31 balls - 4x5) added 102 off 57 balls for the 2nd wicket to propel the Pakistani total.  

Sri Lanka's Thisara Perera bagged 2 wickets.

In reply, the World XI scored 150 for 8 in their 20 overs.

Perera made 32 off 13 balls with 2 fours and 3 sixes.

With this win, Pakistan was able to maintain their unbeaten T/20 series record at home intact.



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