Melbourne, Australia (AP) — If there’s one player who has turned Pakistan’s fortunes around is “Little Dynamo” Mohammad Haris, who had never played in the batting conditions of Australia.

After both Haider Ali and Asif Ali struggled with form in early group games, Haris did what a young Inzamam had done for Imran Khan in 1992.

With experience of only one T20 international against England in September, Haris first smashed an 11-ball 28 against South Africa before playing vital cameos of 31 and 30 against Bangladesh and New Zealand.

Needing 19 off the last 15 balls for victory in the semifinal, Haris sealed the game by smashing New Zealand’s express fast bowler Lockie Ferguson for a four and a six off successive deliveries. And that pleased Hayden.

“Harry, it was a little tricky situation, but that was another injection of great energy, great enthusiasm,” Hayden said. “That’s a complete performance and I think that the world is going to see a lot more of that.”

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