Australia A beats Pakistan A in Twenty20
BRISBANE: An unbeaten 120-run partnership between captain Cameron White (73) and vice-captain Adam Voges (47) led Australia A to a seven-wicket win over Pakistan A in a Twenty20match Saturday.
Pakistan A won the toss and set the hosts a target of 170 at Allan Border Field. Australia A surpassed the target in the 18thover, scoring 172.
Australia made a clean sweep of the series, winning the four-day matches 1-0 and the one-dayers 2-1 before the one-off Twenty20.
``We''ve consistently played well across all formats and it''s nice to come away with the Twenty20,'''' White said. ``Our bowlers were excellent today in restricting Pakistan to 170 on what was a good batting wicket and very fast outfield.''''
Clint McKay led the Australia A bowlers with 3-32, while Brett Geeves (2-32) and Shaun Tait (2-34) also picked up wickets.
White''s 73 came from 43 deliveries and included four 4s and five6s, while Voges'' 47 came from 34 balls.
Umar Akmal led Pakistan A with 39 runs while Mohammad Hafeez added 29.