After defeating New Zealand in the third and final T20 of the tour to clinch the series 2-1 Pakistan reclaimed the no. 1 spot in ICC T20 rankings.
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Here is how twitterati reacted to the development.
So first a few tweets to see how it happened!
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Pakistan batted well to post a good total!
Pakistan in position to win T20 series with 182-run target? #NZvPAK
Umar Amin 21 off 7
Aamer Yamin 15 off 6
— Quetta Gladiators (@TeamQuetta) January 28, 2018
Umar Amin finally scored some runs to justify his selection and surprise people who never thought he was going to come good!
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21 off 7 balls, on a pathetically slow pitch. In your faces haters… If given continuous chances, Umar Amin will keep owning his haters left right & center, iA
— Ehtesham (@ShamiHere_) January 28, 2018
Well! Some people still don’t seem to like him!
Zainab had something special to say when Shadab was able to get Guptill’s wicket again!
Shadab Khan’s bunny – Guptill!
— zainab abbas (@ZAbbasOfficial) January 28, 2018
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This pretty much explains that it wasn’t a cake walk!
Amir: Howzat? Out hogaya, out hogaya, flick hogaya, HOWZAT?
Sarfaraz: BALL LAY, BALL LAY, ABAY BALL LAY.
— nma (@namaloomafraaad) January 28, 2018
This explains how Pakistan reclaimed the no. 1 spot in ICC T20 rankings.
Pakistan claim the No.1 spot in the T20I rankings. The ever-so-mercurial Pakistan win by 18 runs after losing the first game and win the series 2-1! Amir, Yamin and Shadab bowl pivotal spells to script a turnaround and they return home with some silverware.#NZvPAK pic.twitter.com/k0xalOGd71
— Cricbuzz (@cricbuzz) January 28, 2018
People began praising the men in green the moment the game was over!
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Extremely proud at the way Pakistan bounced back after the ODI series defeat. The turbulence was arrested by a young side and how.. wah wah!!#T20No1
— Ramiz Raja (@iramizraja) January 28, 2018
Congratulations to Pakistan on their first T20 series win in New Zealand and becoming the No. 1 T20I team in the world. #NZvPAK
Special Congrats to @najamsethi 😁👍🏻 https://t.co/l5OhDnOqnJ
— Javed Afridi (@JAfridi10) January 28, 2018
Congratulations Team Pakistan on being crowned the No. 1 T20 side in the world once again. The boys continue to make us proud. @TheRealPCB pic.twitter.com/xwUtEjcvDp
— M. Jibran Nasir 🇵🇸 (@MJibranNasir) January 28, 2018
@MuhammadWasim77 Well played Pak winning the T 20 Series. Aamer Yamin, diminutive Shadab & M. Aamir were brilliant. Fakhar as usual the batting star cast & unlucky to be given out today. Great to see them ending the tour on a winning note. Pakistan No 1 team in T 20 Rankings👍
— Dr. Nauman Niaz (@DrNaumanNiaz) January 28, 2018
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