Wellington beat Pakistan Shaheen by nine wickets


Wellington: Devone Conway and Rachin Ravindra helped Wellington chase down 92 runs in just 9.5 overs for just a wicket to beat Pakistan Shaheens by nine wickets in a T20 here on Tuesday.

Sent into bat first, Shaheens were bundled out for 91 runs in 17.4 overs. The top-order was failed completely to put up a strong start. Danish Azizi scored the highest 28 runs off 31 balls with the help of a four and a six. Usman Qadir made 23 runs laced with two boundaries and a six.

Jamie Gibson bagged three wickets for 30 runs while Peter Younghusband took two wickets for 12 runs.

In reply, Wellington chased down the target within 10 overs thanks to Conway and Rachin Ravindra. After losing Finn Allen (13) at 21 runs, Wellington were well supported by Conway and Ravindra who scored 71 runs together.

Conway remained unbeaten for 48 runs of 32 balls spread over five boundaries and two sixes while Rachindra scored 35 runs off 18 balls with the help of three boundaries and two sixes.

Mohammad Husnain was the only wicket-taker from Shaheens.

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