Pakistan A crush Kenya to clinch ODI series 5-0

LAHORE - Pakistan A crushed Kenya by 108 runs in the fifth and last match of the five-match one-day series to whitewash the vistors 5-0 here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Saturday. Pakistan A won the toss and elected to bat first. They were dismissed for 169 runs in 44.2 overs. Lastmatch’s man of ...

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