Warner and Shane Watson hit 11 sixes between them to help Australia score 168-7 off their 20 overs. Watson hammered five sixes and a boundary during his 32-ball 47 to put on Australia’s best opening stand of 111 in all T20s after they were put into bat at Dubai Stadium.

In reply, the Pakistani batsmen struggled and half the side collapsed with just 19 on the board. The others didn’t last long either as the team managed to score just 74-9 off 19.1 overs. Nasir Jamshed finished top scorer for Pakistan with 17.