Scotland were shot out for 82 by Pakistan as they slipped to a 2-0 defeat in the T20 series courtesy of a second heavy loss in two days at The Grange.
Kyle Coetzer's men, who recorded the biggest win in their history on Sunday when they beat England by six runs in the one-off ODI, lasted just 14.4 overs on Wednesday evening to lose by 84 runs.
Pakistan seamer Faheem Ashraf bagged 3-5 in 2.4 overs, including the only Scots to reach the twenties, Calum MacLeod (25) and Richie Berrington, while the hosts also suffered three run-outs.
Scotland had reduced Pakistan from 60-0 to 98-5, only for veteran Shoaib Malik (49no off 22 balls) to smash five sixes to propel the visitors, who won Tuesday's first encounter by 48 runs, to 166-6.
Coetzer's side will now head to the Netherlands for a T20 tri-series against Holland and Ireland - Scotland will play Ireland on Saturday and Sunday in Deventer before meeting the hosts twice in Amstelveen next week.
"It's been a pretty special four days," said Coetzer. "I'd have said beforehand that if we came out of these three games having won one of them, we'd have taken that.
"Having won the first one we were hoping to go on and get a second. It wasn't to be but we've played some excellent cricket. The atmosphere has been superb, people have filed through the gates and that is a credit to Scottish cricket.
"These kind of occasions are where we want to be and that's what we'll be pushing forward for. Do we need more games? Yes. We've said it for a while and I've harped on about it enough, to be honest.
"More cricket is key but that has to be balanced with the top teams not playing too much cricket. There is a balance there but hopefully one can be found."
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