T20 Tri-Series: Pacer Stanlake shines in Oz's big win over Pakistan

Jul 03, 2018, 07:59 IST | PA Sport

Fast bowler Stanlake claimed four top-order wickets for just eight runs as Pakistan were skittled for 116 after being sent in, and rampant Australia knocked off their target in just 10.5 overs

T20 Tri-Series: Pacer Stanlake shines in Oz's big win over Pakistan

Billy Stanlake and Aaron Finch starred as Australia ended a nine-game losing streak with a nine-wicket Twenty20 tri-series victory over Pakistan here yesterday.

Fast bowler Stanlake claimed four top-order wickets for just eight runs as Pakistan were skittled for 116 after being sent in, and rampant Australia knocked off their target in just 10.5 overs.

Captain Finch led the charge, scoring 68 not out off just 33 balls with six sixes and four fours, to guide his team to their first competitive win since March's Test victory over South Africa in Durban. Travis Head provided support with an unbeaten 20. After Stanlake's early onslaught, Andrew Tye finished off the Pakistan innings with three wickets in the final over, including top scorer Shadab Khan for 29.

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