Pak vs SL1st T20 Match today 1st October 2019
Pakistan and Sri Lanka are Playing their First T20 Match today in Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore. Cricket squad wrapped up Lahore, the first match of the Twenty20 series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka to be played at Gaddafi Stadium on Saturday.
Pakistan named the ODI series 2-0 against the Sri Lankan team without many star cricketers, despite the defeat in two consecutive matches, the individual performance of some of the guest team was promising, due to the unexpected rainfall in Karachi. The first match could not be made due to.
After scoring early wickets in the second, the Islanders contributed 177 runs for the sixth wicket, Jahan J. Soria contributed 96 and Dawson Shanaka contributed 68 runs, Sri Lanka batting in the third ODI and good score, Danushka lost. In the top order, they played a fantastic 133, though Pakistan achieved the target but the guests were restored to perform well in the T20 series.
In short format, the World Green Shirts will try to continue the journey of victories by taking advantage of the inexperience of the Islanders. Head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq looks at the Twenty20 World Cup in Australia next year. And middle-order batsman Omar Akmal has been given a chance to come back on home ground, Fahim Ashraf is also on the team.
Fakhrman has restored form in Karachi, his aggressive innings will be important for a good start to the Twenty20. Babar Azam, who made a century in the first ODI, is also in good form; he will be the center of host hopes. The team has.
Expected spin conditions could also prove to be useful with aggressive batting with the spinning balls of Mohammad Nawaz, Emad Wasim, and Shadab Khan, it would be difficult to decide on any of them, skipper Sarfraz Ahmed forms unbeaten in ODIs There will also be a PAC battery, Mohammad Amir, Wahab Riaz, Usman Shinwari and Mohammad Hassan who have not played any match in the ODI series in Karachi.
The young pacer may be given a chance to upset the speed of the guest team’s betting line. T20 specialist specialists Lisith Malinga, Niroshan Dacula, and Tashahara Perera will be lacking for the Islanders, however in this format Individual performance of a single batsman or bowler is also enough to change the course of the match, the aggressive batting of Dineshka Guna Thalaka, Sheehan J. Soria and captain Dawson Shinaka can create problems for the Pakistani bowling line.
Lahiro Camara has the potential to make the magic of the spin, while other players who are part of Playing XI are able to make their mark in the Twenty20 format, but both teams took their training in separate sessions yesterday. The players found themselves adjusting to the Twenty20 format progressively while batting, bowling, and fielding.
Saturday will be partly cloudy, with drizzle likely to affect the game. In the press conference, Captain Sarfraz Ahmed said that no number of teams could be considered easy in the number one or eight T20 matches. Come on, we managed to score good goals in the third, we have to play great cricket, hopefully, good competition. On a question, he said that during practice, he felt dew will start at 6 pm.
This will add up in the second innings, the toss is very important for both teams, I will bat at number four during the T20 series.
Sri Lankan counterpart Dawson Shinaka said that Pakistan is the world number one in T20 cricket, our team is comprised of young but talented players, we will try hard to compete, he said. I came to see a good performance from the side, will try to come back in the T20, I believe in the capabilities of my players, they are committed to the right to represent the country.
PAK vs SL
Match: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20I
Date – 5th October 2019
Time – 07:00 PM IST, 01:30 PM GMT
Venue – Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
First Twenty20: Pakistan win the toss and decide to field
Pakistan has won the toss against Sri Lanka in the first T20I.
In the first match of the three-match series at Gaddafi Stadium, the captain of the national team, Sarfraz Ahmed, won the toss and invited the guest team to bat first. On the eve of the toss, captain Sarfraz Ahmed said that it was possible to get dew at night so the fielding was decided while the guest team captain said he would try to score 170 runs.
Ahmed Shahzad and Omar Akmal, who has been out of the squad for a long time, are back and they are part of the final XI. Sources say it has been decided to open with Ahmed Shehzad and Babar Azam while fast bowling, Mohammad. Aamir, Mohammed Hassanin and Fahim Ashraf will take over, Iftikhar Ahmed, Omar Akmal, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, and Emad Wasim are also on the team.
It should be noted that Pakistan had made its name in the ODI series 2-0 against the Sri Lankan team without many star cricketers. Despite the defeat in two consecutive matches, the individual performance of some of the guests was promising, Karachi. The first match was not possible due to the unexpected rains
Pakistan – Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Asif Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Sarfaraz Ahmed (c & wk), Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, and Usman Shinwari
Sri Lanka – Avishka Fernando, Oshada Fernando, Dasun Shanaka (c), Sadeera Samarawickrama (wk), Danushka Gunathilaka, Lahiru Madushanka, Shehan Jayasuriya, Isuru Udana, Wanidu Hasaranga, Nuwan Pradeep, and Lahiru Kumara