The first T20I of three-match series between Pakistan and World XI is all set to kick-off at Gaddafi stadium in Lahore, Pakistan. After winning the toss World XI skipper, Faf du Plessis have opted to field first and asked the hosts to bat first. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ টস জিতে আগে ফিল্ডিংয়ে তামিমরা]
The conditions are pretty new for the World XI cricketers and having a strong and long batting line-up, have forced the visiting skipper to chose to bowl first.
Lots of cricketers from both sides are going to make their first appearance today in Pakistan. So, this is enhancing the excitement of the cricketers believes Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed. He was looking for bat first and happy with the decision of his opponent side.
To be noted, eight cricketers of Pakistan are all set to get the taste of playing international match in home. In the contrary, same number of cricketers of World XI are also going to make their first appearance to play international cricket on Pakistan soil.
World XI (Playing XI): Tamim Iqbal, Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis(c), David Miller, Grant Elliott, Thisara Perera, Tim Paine(w), Ben Cutting, Darren Sammy, Morne Morkel, Imran Tahir.
Pakistan (Playing XI): Ahmed Shehzad, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed(w/c), Imad Wasim, Fahim Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Sohail Khan, Hasan Ali, Rumman Raees.
Watch the match between World XI and Pakistan live below-