Australia’s captain Aaron Finch in action against New Zealand during their fourth Twenty20I in Wellington on Friday. Agence France-Presse
'We did discuss (pulling out of the tour) but then finally decided to say no to this option because when you invest this much time on this, then you have got to give it a shot,' Misbah said in an online news conference on Friday.
Leg spinner Sodhi came into the match as the leading wicket-taker in the series with 10 at an average of 18 and improved to 13 at 11.8, taking 3-24 as Australia was held 142-8 after choosing to bat on winning the toss.
The 36-year-old, who made his T20 debut against England in 2006, had retired from Test cricket in 2011 and played his farewell ODI in July. He has 101 wickets from 30 Tests and 338 scalps in 226 ODIs.
Nabi hit an unbeaten 84 off 54 balls under pressure to guide Afghanistan to 164-6 before Mujeeb claimed a career best 4-15 to help his side dismiss Bangladesh for 139 in 19.5 overs for their world record 12 successive Twenty20 international win.
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