Afghanistan and Pakistan faced each other in the 2nd T20 of the series at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah. Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat first.
Saim Ayub and Mohammad Haris came to bat, and Fazalhaq Farooqi opened the bowling attack. Saim Ayub got out on the second ball without scoring any runs. Abdullah Shafique got out for a duck on the next ball. In the 2nd over, Mohammad Haris smashed three boundaries including one six. In the 4th over, Mohammad Haris got out after scoring 15(9), and Imad Wasim came to bat and started the over with a four. After 6 overs, Pakistan was at 35-3.
In the 9th over, Imad Wasim smashed a six, and Pakistan reached 50 runs. In the 10th over, Tayyab Tahir got out after scoring 13(23) on the fifth ball. In the 11th over, Azam Khan got out after scoring 1(4). After 12 overs, Pakistan was at 68-5. In the 17th over, Imad Wasim hit a six and scored a half-century. In the 18th over, Pakistan reached 100 runs with a double. In the 20th over, Shadab Khan hit two fours and ran out on the last ball after scoring 32(25).
In 20 overs, Pakistan scored 130 runs with a loss of 6 wickets.
Chasing 131 runs, Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Usman Ghani came to bat, and Naseem Shah opened the bowling attack. Gurbaz smashed two boundaries in the first over. In the 4th over, Usman Ghani got out after scoring 7(9). After 6 overs, Afghanistan was at 45-1.
In the 8th over, Ibrahim Zadran hit a four, and Afghanistan reached 50 runs. In the 16th over, Gurbaz ran out after scoring 44(49) and missed his half-century. In the 17th over, Afghanistan reached 100 runs. In the 18th over, Ibrahim Zadran got out after scoring 38(40) on the second ball. In the 19th over, Nabi started the over with a six, and Najibullah ended the over with a six. In the 20th over, Najibullah smashed the winning boundary. Afghanistan scored 133-3 and won the match by 7 wickets.
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