Pakistan completed a comfortable victory against Cricket Australia XI in their first side match of the tour. In a T20 encounter, Pakistan chased down 135 in the 18th over with the loss of just 4 wickets.
For Pakistan, top-order batsmen like Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam and Haris Sohail added valuable contributions in the chase to steal victory for their side.
Fakhar and Babar put up a partnership of 78 runs for the 1st wicket with Babar scoring 34 and Fakhar 43. After that, Haris Sohail took the responsibility of the chase and steadily approached the target with some timely boundaries.
Haris Sohail scored 32 off 22 with 3 sixes off his blade. The left-handed batsman from Sialkot played with a strike rate of 145.