Pakistan beat Australia in Dubai to seal T20 whitewash

Pakistan to bat first in final T20I against Australia

Pakistan beats Australia to secure clean sweep Twenty20 series win

They may use this match as an opportunity to give Sahibzada Farhan and Waqas Maqsood a start and give them a chance to impress when the pressure is off so rotations are possible in the side.

Meanwhile, Babar Azam has reclaimed the number-one ranking in the ICC men's player rankings for T20I batsmen for the third time this year after hitting two half-centuries in Pakistan's 3-0 series win over Australia.

That they got close to the Pakistan total was down to Glenn Maxwell's 37-ball 52.

Pakistan retained the same winning combination the New Zealand series that humbled Australia in the just concluded series in UAE.

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Usman Khawaja is expected to be available for the first Test against India in Adelaide starting on December 6 after tearing the meniscus in his left knee during Australia's loss to Pakistan in the second Test in Abu Dhabi. Australian batsmen failed miserably during their recent series against Pakistan.

Shadab Khan was the pick of the Pakistani bowlers as he tore through the Aussie middle order, finishing with figures of 3-19 off his four overs to earn himself the Player of the Match accolade. Pakistan are not playing at their best but their bowlers are on fire at the moment with Imad Wasim in inspired form. Australia's batting line-up never recovered from being bowled out for 89 in the first game.

Recalled spinner Nathan Lyon claimed his first ever T20 global wicket when Farhan sliced to Tye at long off, cutting short an innings in which he struck three sixes.

Despite playing the match at night, it didn't do much to stop Australia's strong bowling with the strong humidity playing a helping hand to spin bowlers. Finch, Short and Lynn are all big names in the T20 circuit but have just not been able to get themselves in. Only Babar and Hafeez have made major contributions so far.

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