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Pakistan Beat Afghanistan in Third ODI, Clinches Top Spot in ODI Rankings


LAHORE MIRROR — Pakistan thrashed Afghanistan on Saturday in the final match of the series to complete a whitewash and rise to the number one spot in the one-day international (ODI) rankings.

Chasing a target of 269 runs, Afghanistan were dismissed for 209 runs in 48.4 overs.

Leg-spinner Shadab Khan was the pick of the Pakistan bowlers with figures of 3-42 in 10 overs.

Mohammad Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf and Shaheen Afridi claimed two wickets each.

Earlier, Pakistan handed a target of 269 runs to Afghanistan after winning the toss and opting to bat first.