Australia started their Twenty20 tri-series in Zimbabwe with a crushing victory over World’s No.1 Pakistan team by 9 wickets.
Australia’s captain Aaron Finch won the toss and invited Pakistan to bat in the second match of the triangular tournament. Billy Stanlake, their premier fast bowler stunned the opponent by taking four wickets and helped his team to restrict Pakistan for just 116 runs. He finished the match with a outstanding figure of 4-0-8-4.
Andrew Tye claimed three wickets(3.5-0-35-3) and Richardson took a single wicket along with Stoinis. Shadab Khan scored 29 runs including a four and a six.
Meanwhile, Aaron Finch was in hurry to finish the match, thrashing the opponent bowlers for four fours and six sixes in his unbeaten 68 not out. Australia chase down the modest total in just 10.5 overs with 9 wickets remaining. Travis Head scored 20 runs.
Australia will now face the host in their second match on July 3.