Pakistan A Cricket Team made a miraculous comeback in the series against England Lions and came back 2-0 down after the first two matches but won next three matches to win the series 3-2, by winning the fifth and last match by 3 wickets in Dubai.
In the deciding game England Lions won the toss and elected to bat first. Captain Junaid Khan and his partner Muhammad Abbas made the life of the England batsmen difficult from the start as they took a wicket each and sent English openers back in first three overs.
England were struggling at 52/4 as Zohaib Khan took 2 wickets. But then there was a century partnership between Sam Billings and Liam Dawson who scored 89 and 48 respectively. They had a partnership of 106 and took their team out of the trouble.
But then Fakhar Zaman came to bowl, who had taken only 3 wickets in all forms of cricket before, but took five very important wickets surprisingly. Zaman's brilliant performance helped Pakistan A bowl out their opposition for just 216 runs in 49.1 overs.
In reply Pakistani opener Bilal Asif got out after scoring 17 which brought Zaman on the crease. He had 50 runs partnership with Khurram Manzoor who scored 39. Zaman scored 62 with the bat and played important role as they chased the target with 3 wickets and 13 balls to spare.