Watch: Babar Azam fumes, gestures to Nabi with fingers after dishing cold post-match handshakes following PAK vs AFG ODI
The second one-day international between Pakistan and Afghanistan was not for the weak of heart. Afghanistan was about to get their first win against Pakistan in an ODI, which would have been a big deal.
However, Naseem Shah and Shadab Khan snatched victory from the jaws of loss. Afghanistan had Pakistan in a bit of trouble at 211/6 after Pakistan batted first and scored 300/5 thanks to Rahmanullah Gurbaz's great century.
When Shadab Khan and Naseem Shah turned gears, they had to get 27 runs in the last two overs. Shadab hit a six and a four with the last two balls of the 49th over. This left Pakistan needing 11 runs from the 50th over.
Then, before the first ball of the last over could be thrown, drama broke out. As Fazalhaq Farooqi came in to bowl, he ran Shadab out at the non-striker's end, which was a smart move. Shadab was backing up too far, so Farooqi took off the bails.
After consulting with the third official, the batter was called out, which caused a huge argument. As Shadab walked back to the Pakistan bench shaking his head in disbelief, Naseem Shah denied Afghanistan again by hitting a four off the first ball and another four off the next-to-last ball to help Pakistan win by one wicket.
The way Naseem ended was similar to how Pakistan beat Afghanistan at last year's Asia Cup, when he hit two sixes in the last over to seal the win.
But even though Pakistan got through another close call, they couldn't ignore Farooqi's controversial run-out. As images of Babar Azam being cold after the game went global, he led the way in showing how angry Pakistan was.
Babar gave the Afghanistan team strong handshakes while avoiding eye contact with any of the players.
He then told the captain of the Afghanistan team, Mohammad Nabi, about what happened. When it was time for Babar to talk to his Afghan colleague, he pointed in the direction of Farooqi, which seemed to be a reference to what had happened while making sure Nabi got his message. Still, the Afghanistan captain decided not to talk and kept going with what was going on.
But by the time it was his turn to talk at the award ceremony after the match, which Pakistan won with one ball to spare, Babar had calmed down. "It's all the boys' fault. When I played with Imam, we just tried to build a relationship and play for a long time to see where we stood after 40 overs. We knew we could get 80 or 90 runs in the last 10 overs. "Naseem also steps up when things get tough," he said as Pakistan took a 2-0 lead in the series that couldn't be caught.