Pakistan pacer Shaheen Afridi invited some unfavorable limelight to his identify in the course of the second T20I towards Bangladesh on Saturday.
After being hit for a six, Afridi deliberately threw the ball again at Bangladesh batter Afif Hossain.
The incident passed off after the second supply of the third over, which was hit for a most by Hossain. On the next supply, when the younger Bangladeshi defended the ball again to the bowler, Afridi – who was maybe nonetheless smarting the six he obtained smacked on the earlier ball – circled and threw the ball on the batter, hitting Hossain on the ankle.
To his credit score, Afridi instantly apologised for his mistake. Pakistan captain Babar Azam additionally rushed in to test on Hossain after the latter fell to the bottom due to the impression of the highly effective throw.
After receiving remedy from his workforce’s physio, Hossain was declared match to proceed batting. The 22-year-old scored 20 runs off 21 balls earlier than being dismissed by leg-spinner Shadab Khan.
Right here’s the video:
Will get hit for a 6 and Shaheen Shah loses his management subsequent ball!
I get the aggression however this was pointless. It was good nonetheless that he went straight to apologize after this.#BANvPAK pic.twitter.com/PM5K9LZBiu
— Israr Ahmed Hashmi (@IamIsrarHashmi) November 20, 2021
The hosts might rating simply 108 runs for the lack of 7 wickets of their stipulated overs, with Afridi and Shadad selecting a few wickets every for the guests.
Pakistan, in reply, gunned down the goal in 18.1 overs, with Fakhar Zaman remaining not out on 57 off 51 balls with the assistance of two fours and three sixes. Mohammad Rizwan additionally contributed with 39 whereas captain Babar (1) suffered a uncommon failure.
“Workforce effort, proud of the way in which the boys carried ahead the momentum. We bowled nicely within the center overs, completed it off nicely,” stated the Pakistan skipper after taking an unbeatable 2-0 lead within the three-match collection.