In the T20 World Cup final played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia, Pakistan scored 137 runs in the allotted twenty overs while playing first. Shan Masood scored 38 runs. Babar Azam scored 32 runs and Shadab Khan scored 20 runs. None of the other batsmen could play on a difficult pitch.
In reply, when England opened the batting, their batsmen also faced difficulties from the start. At one time even the target of 137 started looking difficult for England. Shaheen Shah Afridi’s injury on this important occasion turned the tide of the entire match.
England’s man of the field Ben Stokes played an unbeaten innings of 52 runs and set a new par for England and England won the final by five wickets and became the ODI and T20 world champions at the same time.