In another achievement in world of cricket, Pakistan became the first country to play 150 Twenty20 Internationals when they defeated Bangladesh. Pakistan achieved this unique record while playing against Bangladesh in first T201 in Gaddafi Stadium Lahore.
Friday’s victory by five wickets and three balls to spare was Pakistan’s 92nd (which includes a tie won in a tie-breaker) in the shortest format of the game. Against their 92 victories, Pakistan have been defeated 57 times (including two losing ties), which puts their success rate at 62.08 percent. Only one T20I played by Pakistan ended in no result.
Other countries who have played the most T20 Internationals behind Pakistan were India (130), New Zealand (127), Sri Lanka (126), Australia (122), and West Indies (122). Only two other countries have also appeared in 100 or more T20Is — South Africa (115) and England (114).
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17 November, 2019