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Pakistan level series after Rizwan and Fakhar heroics

Azam Khan made 30 runs of 10 balls
Fakhar Zaman scored 78 off 40 balls. Photo via Cricinfo
Fakhar Zaman scored 78 off 40 balls. Photo via Cricinfo

Pakistan beat Ireland by seven wickets in the second T20 match in Dublin on Sunday after fiery innings by Fakhar Zaman and Muhammad Rizwan.

Batting first, Ireland posted a massive 193 runs at the loss of 7 wickets. Lorcan Tucker starred with 51 runs of 34 balls.

Shaheen Shah Afridi took 3 wickets for 49 runs while Abbas Afridi chipped in with 2 wickets.

In reply, Pakistan got off to a rocky start, losing 2 wickets for 13 runs. Skipper Babar Azam was removed on a duck.

However, Rizwan and Fakhar rallied to save the day for Pakistan. Pakistan reached the target at the loss of three wickets in 16.5 overs.

Rizwan made 75 off 46 and remained not out while Fakhar made 78 of 40 deliveries.

Azam Khan pitched in with a quick 30 runs of 10 balls featuring four massive sixes.

The series is now level at 1-1.

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