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VIDEO: Iftikhar hits the longest six of the T20 World Cup, sends the ball 106 meters away

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Iftikhar had also scored a half-century against India
Got the team out of trouble by making 2 big partnerships in the match

New Delhi. Iftikhar Ahmed once again brought Pakistan out of trouble by scoring a half-century on the crucial occasion. In a match of T20 World Cup, the team was struggling against South Africa for 43 runs by losing 4 wickets. After this, Iftikhar not only played an excellent innings, but also took the score beyond 180 runs by sharing half-century with Mohammad Nawaz and Shadab Khan. Playing first, Pakistan has scored 185 runs for 9 wickets. Earlier, the team has lost 2 out of 3 matches. If the team loses this match, it will be out of the tournament.

Iftikhar Ahmed took over the team after scoring 51 runs against India too after a poor start. On Thursday, he scored 51 runs off 35 balls against South Africa. Strike rate was 146. Hit 3 fours and 2 sixes. In the 16th over of the innings, he hit a six of 106 meters. This is the longest six of the current T20 World Cup. On the fourth ball of the over, he hit this six on the leg side. Earlier, David Miller of South Africa had hit the longest six of 104 meters against India.

only third fifty
This is only the third half-century of T20 International by 32-year-old Iftikhar Ahmed. Earlier, he had scored 602 runs in 32 innings at an average of 27. The strike rate was 126. 62 not out is the biggest score. On the other hand, if we talk about T20 overall, he has scored 3500 runs in 165 innings at an average of 29. Has hit 21 half-centuries. The strike rate is of 126. 90 not out is the highest score. He has also hit 140 sixes.

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Against South Africa, vice-captain Shadab Khan played an aggressive innings of 52 runs off 22 balls. He reached the half-century in just 20 balls. Apart from this, Mohammad Nawaz scored 28 runs in 22 balls. Fast bowler Enrique Norcia took 4 wickets for 41 runs.

Tags: Iftikhar Ahmed, Pakistan, Pakistan vs South Africa, South africa, T20 World Cup, T20 World Cup 2022

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