For Imad it could have never gone better. He was selected in the T20 squad first, he bowled decently against the Srilankans and today with his bat he made them win a thriller. One of the most nail biting finishes for Pakistan in recent times.
The victory didn’t come alone from Imad. First it was Afridi who made 45 of 22 balls in which he hit 4 mighty sixes. When he went out, Anwar Ali came in to bat and he too followed the footsteps of his captain.
Anwar Ali made 46 if just 17 balls and his batting and partnership with the left hander Imad was the match wining one for Pakistan. Anwar hit 4 sixes like his captain and they all were hit at the most crucial part of the innings for both Pakistan and Srilanka.
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Imad the silent hero scored 24 of 14 balls and it his last over six that turned the match in the favor of Pakistan. In the second last over Pakistan first lost Anwar Ali and then Sohail made himself look like a stupid taking a risky second run and ran out himself.
In the last over Pakistan needed six runs and Irfan was on strike. He took a single and Imad came to the striking end. Fernando bowed a slower ball and Imad was just waiting for something like this. He cleared his front leg and whacked the ball down the leg side.
The hit came from the middle and there it was a huge six down the leg side and Pakistan won the match and all the players went down to their man Imad and hugged him for his brilliant hit.