Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal’s unbeaten half-century and England left-arm spinner Liam Dawson’s vital strikes helped Pakhtoons defeat Team Sri Lanka in the T10 League at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Friday, reports Khaleej Times.
However, in yesterday’s encounter against Bengal Tigers, Tamim’s bat didn’t shine as earlier and lost wicket collecting only 8 runs from 10 balls. But his team secured victory against Bengal Tigers chasing the target of 127 losing 4 wickets.
On Friday last, The 27-run victory saw the Pakhtoons become the only team to finish up with two wins from two fixtures. The Shahid Afridi-led side had beaten the Maratha Arabians in their first game on Thursday night.
Chasing a target of 112, Team Sri Lanka wound up at 84 for 7 in their allotment of 10 overs.
Earlier, opener Tamim Iqbal scored an unbeaten half-century as the Pakhtoons finished up on Nelson - 111 for 6.
The southpaw from Bangladesh held one end up well despite wickets falling at regular intervals. The 28-year-old from Chittagong strode to a fine 56 from 27 balls with five boundaries and four sixes.