Pakistan have won first of the two match T20 series, chasing down a modest target of 136 runs put up by the Kiwis. Wicket-keeper batsman Sarfraz Ahmed made his career best 76, to guide Pakistan to an easy seven wicket win over New Zealand. Ahmed’s 76 not out came off 64 balls which included eight fours and two sixes. This knock is the highest by a Pakistan wicket keeper in this format of the game. Sarfraz has been in very good form this season, both in Tests as well as the limited overs format of the game. Here is a list of highest score made in T20’s from the Wicket Keeper batsman of Pakistan:

 

Batsman

Runs Scored

Opposition

Sarfraz Ahmed

76*

New Zealand

Kamran Akmal

73

Bangladesh

Kamran Akmal

64

Australia

Umar Akmal

64

South Africa

Kamran Akmal

59*

Australia

 

It was also the sixth highest score by a wicket-keeper batsman in this format of the game. Here is a list of Top 6:

Batsman

Runs Scored

Opposition

Brendon McCullum (NZ)

123

Bangladesh

Brendon McCullum (NZ)

91

India

Brendon McCullum (NZ)

81*

Zimbabwe

Kumar Sangakkara (SL)

78

India

Mohammad Shahzad (Afg)

77

Ireland

Sarfraz Ahmed (Pak)

76*

New Zealand