Shaheen Afridi turned the match in the last ball, did not allow Super Over to happen, Indian franchise remained away from victory.

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Shaheen Afridi turned the match in the last ball, did not allow Super Over to happen, Indian franchise remained away from victory.

New Delhi. Shaheen Afridi has newly become the captain of Pakistan’s T20 team. Even though he could not lead his team to victory in the T20 series on the recent tour of New Zealand. But, in the International League T20 i.e. ILT20, he led his team Desert Vipers to victory against MI Emirates on the last ball in a thrilling match.

Afridi’s team Desert Vipers needed three runs on the last ball. The ball was in the hands of Trent Boult and Afridi was on strike. Bolt’s last ball was full length, on which Afridi hit an aerial shot towards third man and started running fast.

It seemed that Afridi would not be able to complete three runs. But, he showed amazing speed and along with his partner Luke Wood completed three runs.

Shaheen gave victory to Vipers on the last ball
In this way, Desert Vipers won the match due to Shaheen’s aerial shot on the last ball. Shaheen Afridi’s team played an important role in defeating MI Emirates, the team owned by IPL franchise Mumbai Indians. At one time it seemed that the match might even go into a super over because 3 runs were needed on the last ball. But, Afridi did not let this happen. He played an unbeaten inning of 17 runs in 12 balls, which included a four.

Shaheen did not get a single wicket in the match
Shaheen was not able to do wonders with the ball in this match but made up for it with the bat by helping the team win. In this match, MI Emirates, batting first, scored 149 runs for 9 wickets in 20 overs. Mohammad Aamir took 3 wickets for Vipers. In response, Desert Vipers won the match by scoring 150 runs at the loss of 8 wickets. For Vipers, Sharfan Rutherford scored the highest score of 35 runs.


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