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Babar's maiden T20 hundred sets up 58-run win over Leicestershire
Pakistan tour of England 2019

Babar's maiden T20 hundred sets up 58-run win over Leicestershire

Babar Azam smashed his first T20 hundred to inspire Pakistan to a 58-run win over Leicestershire in a tour match.

Azam smashed two sixes and 13 fours in his 63-ball innings of 101.

He put on an opening stand of 104 with Fakhar Zaman, who scored 52 from 30 balls, as Pakistan notched up 200 in their 20 overs.

Ben Mike was the pick of the Leicestershire attack with three for 38, including the wicket of Azam, while Dieter Klein also chipped in with a pair of wickets.

In reply, Leicestershire were reduced to 39 for three in the sixth over.

Wickets continued to fall at regular intervals and the only notable partnership of came later on when Mike and Callum Parkinson put on 59 for the ninth wicket before Leicestershire were knocked over for 142 in 19.2 overs.