Pakistan captain Babar Azam looked visibly angry and got into a heated altercation with Afghanistan senior player Mohammad Nabi.
Pakistan left-arm pacer Shaheen Afridi refused to shake hands with the Afghan players. As Shaheen was stepping back, team captain Babar Azam called out to him and offered to join the handshake.
In the last over, Farooqi, who needed 11 overs, bowled Shadab to the near post as the batter left his position before the bowler made the delivery. At the time of the incident, Pakistan were 11 runs short of victory. Farooqui, noticing that Shadab had left his position early, hit the stumps without completing his action during the first bowling action. The decision was relayed upstairs to the third umpire who gave an out and Shadab Khan shook his head disappointedly as he returned. But Shah and No. 11 Haris Rauf kept their nerve and shattered Afghanistan’s dream of beating Pakistan for the first time in an ODI.
Shadab Khan, who made 48 off 35 balls, got Pakistan back in the chase with the last two balls in the penultimate over when he smashed two full-tosses off fast bowler Abdul Rahman for a boundary and a six.
Earlier, Gurbaz and Zadran produced the second highest ever Afghan pair with 227 runs for the first wicket in ODIs.
The final match of the series will be played on Saturday in Colombo in front of both tea