Pakistani players with the winning trophy at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on Wednesday. PCB Twitter photo
Opting to bat, Pakistan rode Javeria Khan's 54-run knock followed by Omaima Sohail's 31 to 117 runs in the allotted 20 overs.
Javeria Khan, who was first to bat, cracked a 48-ball 54, hitting seven fours during her innings. This was her second half-century on the trot after she had scored 52 on Monday.
For Bangladesh, Jahanara Alam scalped three wickets and conceded just 12 runs from her four overs while Rumana Ahmed picked up two wickets.
In reply, the visitors could only manage 89 runs, losing eight wickets in 20 overs as Pakistan witnessed some collective effort from their bowlers.
Nigar Sultana was the top scorer for Bangladesh with 30 runs while Fargana Hoque chipped in with 27 runs as their other teammates failed with the bat.
Anam Amin’s left-arm spin put a dent in Bangladesh’s run-chase from the onset as she bowled Sharmin Akhter and Sanjida Islam in the space of three deliveries in the second over of the visitors’ innings.
Bangladesh failed to recover from the early blows as Pakistan tightened their grip over the match. Anam and debutant Saba Nazir finished with two wickets each for 10 and 22 runs, respectively.
Pakistan had earlier won the first and second T20I by 14 and 15 runs respectively at the same venue.
Both the sides will now clash in the first ODI of the two-match series, starting on Saturday.
The best score in Bangladesh’s run-chase was 30 from 44 balls, which came from Nigar Sultana. With a 26-ball 27, Fargana Hoque was the other notable runner. Javeria was awarded player of the match.
Pakistani wicketkeeper successfully appeal against a Bangladeshi player during the final T20 match at Gaddafi Stadium. Twitter photo
For scoring 108 runs in three matches at an average of 54, Bismah Maroof was named Pakistan player of the series, while Jahanara Alam bagged the Bangladesh player of the series award for taking nine wickets in three matches.
Scores in brief:
Pakistan: 117-7, 20 overs (Javeria Khan 54, Omaima Sohail 31; Jahanara Alam 3-12, Rumana Ahmed 2-19)
Bangladesh: 89-8, 20 overs (Nigar Sultana 30, Fargana Hoque 27; Anam Amin 2-10, Saba Nazir 2-22)
No mercy was shown by Australia’s opening pair of Aaron Finch and David Warner, who ran riot as the hosts handed Pakistan a 10-wicket mauling in Perth to wrap up their
"We have lost eight of our last nine (completed) T20s and as the No.1-ranked side, this is unacceptable,” chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq said on Thursday while announcing the 15-man squad.
Former Pakistan spin great Saqlain Mushtaq expressed his displeasure over the appointment of ex-captain Misbah-Ul-Haq as chief selector, batting coach and head coach of the national team.
Proteas captain Dane van Niekerk won the toss and opted to bat on a slow track at Sydney Showgrounds, with her team making a competitive 136 for six, boosted by Wolvaardt's late fireworks. In reply Pakistan could only manage 119 for five.
La Liga Academy UAE, developed by La Liga, the world’s strongest league, announced on Tuesday the launch of its 2020-2021 Season, welcoming all players at its brand-new home at Dubai Sports City.
The outbreak of novel coronavirus has caused significant disruption across the globe and the ramifications have left the sports world in a flux as well.
The UAE’s leading male jiu-jitsu athletes have begun fine tuning their preparations for a busy end to 2020 during the second summer training camp, organised by the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation (UAEJJF), the governing body for the sport in the Emirates, in Abu Dhabi.
A Pakistani journalist Faizan Lakhani tweeted: “After this video went viral, the Athletics Federation of Pakistan traced and contacted this amazing talent - Asif from Thatta - and invited him for further training.”