Australia U16 won the fourth 50-on-one game of the five games against Pakistan U16 with 27 victories at the ICC Academy in Dubai on Wednesday.
The series is now tied to the decision-maker in a 2-2 draw to be played on Friday at the same venue, PCB said.
After 279 runs Pakistan was played in the final of the innings for 251. Captain Umer Eman fought hard with 74 innings that consisted of eight fours. The left-hander Umer added 103 runs for Rizwan Mehmood, who contributed 51 of 65 balls with the help of seven fours.
The two had come together after Pakistan was reduced to 55 for four people on 13 September. Tail-ender Faisal Akram also fought stubbornly at the end of the Pakistani chase, scoring 39 points.
Jamison Murphy, who captained the team today, had a great day with the bat and the ball. He was the star with four wickets for 25 runs in six overs, after he had contributed 56 (41b, 7×4, 2×6) to Australia’s hitting ,
Nivethan Radhakrishnan took three wickets in his odds of 10 overs.
Earlier, opener Shobit Singh’s century had helped Australia achieve an impressive total of 278 for eight in the allotted 50 overs. Shobit was dismissed in 47th place in the innings after 107 balls from 107 had expired. His innings included 13 fours.
Shobit added 99 starts with Ryley Smith (59 of 54 balls, nine fours and six balls).
For Pakistan, fast bowler Ahmed Khan was once again the choice of bowlers. The right arm picked up three wickets in its seven overs. Ahmed has now collected eleven goals in four games and hit half a century apart.
Fast bowler Farhad Khan and off-spinner Aaliyan Mehmood each demanded two wickets.
Results in short:
Australia U16 beat Pakistan U16 with 27 runs
Australia U16 278-8, 50 Overs (Shobit Singh 107, Ryley Smith 59, Jamison Murphy 56, Ahmed Khan 3-53, Farhad Khan 2-46, Aaliyan Mehmood 2-46)
Pakistan U16 251, 49.5 Overs (Umer Eman 74, Rizwan Mehmood 51, Faisal Akram 39, Jamison Murphy 4-25, Nivethan Radhakrishnan 3-32)
Next game – fifth game over 50, Friday, January 18th.