Haris Rauf celebrates the fall of an England wicket with his teammates© AFP
Pakistan scripted a ‘Great Escape’on Sunday to level the 7-match hT20I series against England by winning the 4th T20I by a margin of 3 runs. Chasing a target of 167 runs, England looked to be in complete control when they needed 9 runs to win off 12 balls.
The penultimate over was handed to paceman Haris Rauf, who started off with a dot ball and then conceded a boundary which brought the equation down to 5 needed to win off 10 balls with 3 wickets in hand for England.
Liam Dawson, batting on 34, was all set to take England to a 3-1 series lead when Rauf struck twice in two balls to bring Pakistan within a wicket of winning the match.
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The victory sets up the Lahore leg of the series perfectly as either of the teams need to win 2 of the remaining three matches to win the series, which will boost their confidence ahead of next month’s ICC T20 World Cup in Australia.
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