Pak vs Eng: Pakistan, England to play 2nd T20I today
The second match between Pakistan and England will be played today at National Stadium Karachi. [Thursday]. England lead the seven-match series 0-1.
The T20I starts today at 7:30 PM PST.
The seven-match T20I series is a historic event for the hosts as England tour Pakistan after 17 years.
gave Tourists defeated Pakistan. Wicketkeeper batsman with six wickets in the first match Mohammad Rizwan He asked cricket fans to apologize for mistakes and losing matches as the team tries new combinations.
Talking to the media after the first match, he said that there will be mistakes. The team is making some changes. So that he can take advantage of them in the upcoming T29 World Cup starting next month in Australia.
The 30-year-old batsman said that these mistakes should not be highlighted as the team is looking for a new combination for the World Cup through these changes.
“By the grace of God, me and the captain [Babar Azam] have been doing well for a long time, which leaves little room for our middle order to showcase their batting skills,” he said of power hitters around the world in every match. 60 consecutive runs cannot be expected. said.
Spin Bowler of Pakistan Cricket Team Usman Qadir He feels that the total of 158 was what his team should have defended, but is optimistic that Pakistan will make a comeback in the series.
England successfully chased down the target of 159 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 19.2 overs to win the first T20 by 6 wickets and take a 1-0 lead in the 7-match series.
But, the 29-year-old Qadir believes the overall was good enough for the bowlers to defend.
In an exclusive interview with Geo after the first T20 at the Nationals, he said, “I think it was a reasonable total, we should have bowled as per the plan but unfortunately we bowled off the wicket and so did England.” Very good cricket played to chase the score. Stadium
In the first match of the seven-match T20I series, opener Alex Hales scored a 40-ball 53 – his first international since a three-year absence due to a failed recreational drug test – to account for England’s paltry 159. Chased down the target in 19.2 overs.
Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan scored 68 off 46 balls to help Pakistan reach 158-7 in their 20 overs as England sent them into bat at the capacity National Stadium.
With this win, England have taken a 1-0 lead in the seven-match series.
Pakistan (Possible): 1 Babar Azam (captain), 2 Mohammad Rizwan/Mohammed Haris, 3 Hyder Ali, 4 Shan Masood, 5 Iftikhar Ahmed, 6 Khushdil Shah/Asif Ali, 7 Shadab Khan, 8 Shahnawaz Durmani/Mohammed Hasnain, 9 Naseem Shah, 10 Haris Rauf, 11 Usman Qadir
England: 1 Phil Salt (wicket), 2 Alex Hales, 3 David Mullan, 4 Ben Duckett/Will Jacques, 5 Harry Brook, 6 Moeen Ali (captain), 7 Sam Curran, 8 David Willey, 9 Adil Rashid, 10 Luke Wood, 11 . Ollie Stone