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Pakistan first country that has played 150 Twenty20 Internationals

Pakistan first country

Pakistan first country that has played 150 Twenty20 Internationals. 

The secured this unique position when they finished T-20 match with Bangladesh on Friday.

Pakistan first country

The team Pakistan trounced the team Bangladesh at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.

Friday’s victory also remained in the shortest format of the game.

Against their 92 victories, rivals defeated Pakistan 57 times (including two losing ties).

However, Pakistan’s success rate stood at 62.08 percent.

Only one T20I played by Pakistan ended in no result.

Other countries who have played the most T20 Internationals behind Pakistan were India (130), New Zealand (127), Sri Lanka (126), Australia (122), and West Indies (122).

Only two other countries have also appeared in 100 or more T20Is — South Africa (115) and England (114).

In all, 71 countries have so far played T20 International cricket.

Pakistan have enjoyed supremacy in this shorter format of the game since the start and are still on top of the ICC T20I Rankings with 270 points, followed by Australia (269).

The Green Shirts must win the remaining two matches of the current home series against Bangladesh to maintain their number  one position on the T20I rankings.

Cricket remains the most favourite sport. Even rural hamlets and slums witness youngsters playing the game.

Therefore, it is no more an elite sport but it has attracted many.

GTV

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