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Portugal vs Malta 1st Match T20 Tri-Series 2021 Article

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Read the article of Portugal vs Malta 1st Match T20 Tri-Series 2021 - Portugal Twenty20 Tri-Series tournament of the 1st T20I match first time played between Malta and Portugal at Gucherre Cricket Ground, Albergaria in 19th August 2021.

Amir Zaib's debut all-round display, Azhar Andani's debut 46 and Najjam Shahzad's assault helped to Portugal pulled off a their historic first T20I win against Malta in the opening match of a Tri-nation series.

Malta scored 146-8 in 20 overs with top scorer by Zeeshan Khan hammered a 39 off 21-balls including 4-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 185.71.

Varun Thamotharam hit 19 off 13-balls including 3-fours & a six, Samuel Stanislaus 18 and Bikram Arora 17.

Portugal best bowler by Debutant Sirajullah Khadim takes 2-wickets on his debut T20I match, Debutants Amir Zaib, Amandeep Singh, Junaid Khan each takes 1-wickets on their debut T20I-match and Najjam Shahzad took one-wickets.

Portugal chased 147-4 in 18.1 overs with top scorer by Debutant Azhar Andani - who scored 46 off 42-balls on his debut T20I match - including 5-fours.

Debutant Amir Zaib who hammered a 36 off 25-balls on his debut T20I match, Najjam Shahzad blasted a unbeaten 33 off 17-balls including 3-sixes & 2-fours with strike rate of 194.11 and Mien Mehmood 16.

Malta best bowler by Bilal Muhammad, Varun Thamotharam both takes 1-wickets and Debutant Justin Shaju - who took one-wicket on his debut T20I match.

Amir Zaib named Player of the match for his match-winning debut all-round performance to smashed a quick-fire 36 off 25-balls including 3-fours and 2-sixes with strike rate of 144 after took one-wicket for 17-runs in 3-overs.