3rd T20I, Australia beat Pakistan: Here are the records brokenLast updated on Feb 05, 2021, 06:02 pm
The Australian cricket team thrashed a lacklustre Pakistan outfit to win the third T20I and seal the three-match series 2-0.
Australia enjoyed a supreme victory against Babar Azam-led Pakistan at the Perth Stadium.
Batting first, Pakistan managed 106/8 in 20 overs.
In reply, the Aussies chased down the target in style.
Here are the records broken.
AUS vs PAK
How did the match pan out?
Pakistan were off to a horror start and they never seemed to move on from that.
Australia bowled collectively as a unit and thwarted the visitors.
The Aussie pacers picked up seven wickets between them.
For Pakistan, Ifthikar Ahmed (45) was the top run-scorer.
In reply, Aussie openers David Warner and Aaron Finch set up a comfortable chase.
Severe contrasts for Australia and Pakistan in T20Is
Pakistan lost their fourth successive T20I series.
They have also lost six T20Is on the trot. The first match of this series didn't have any result.
Australia sealed their third successive T20I series this year.
They beat India 2-0, blanked Sri Lanka 3-0 and now pocketed this series as well.
Australia are unbeaten in T20Is this year.
Starc scripts a brilliant record, Richardson notches best figures
Mitchell Starc (2/29) is now the second-highest wicket-taker for Australia in T20Is (39). He went past former Aussie legend Mitchell Johnson (38). Kane Richardson (3/18) notched his best career T20I figures. He has 17 career T20I scalps in total.
Finch and Warner excel once again for the hosts
Finch and Warner amassed their second century-run stand in T20Is.
The two went past 700-plus partnership runs in terms in this format.
Warner surpassed the figure of 200 fours in T20Is.
He became the first Aussie batsman to do so and the seventh overall.
Finch raced to 90 career T20I sixes.