Srinagar: The young Pakistan pacer Ihsanullah has started his International career on high with impressive performance against Afghanistan in the three match T20 series.
Despite Pakistan suffering 2-1 series defeat, Ihsanullah has been brilliant in all the three matches. He has bowler at extreme pace , making Afghanistan uncomfortable to face him.
On Monday evening, Ihsanullah picked up three wickets and made Afghanistan batter Najibullah Zadran retire hurt by hitting bouncer on the chin.
In the match, Ihsanullah dismissed Rahmanullah Gurbaz (18) and Karim Janat (nought) before his sharp bouncer left Najibullah Zadran’s chin bleeding.
Najibullah was stable but could not resume his innings. Azmatullah Omarzai, concussion substitute for Najibullah, top-scored with 20-ball 21, hitting a six and two boundaries.
Ihsanullah finished with 3-29.
Earlier stand-in skipper Shadab Khan gave an allround performance to guide Pakistan to a consolation 66-run win in the third and final Twenty20 international in Sharjah on Monday but Afghanistan take the series 2-1.