Australia vs Pakistan in UAE, 2018
Australia vs Pakistan 1st T20I Match Preview
After registering 7 wickets win over UAE in the solitary T20I, Australia and Pakistan resume their tour with the first of 3 T20Is scheduled to be played tomorrow at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. The clash will begin at 08:00 PM Local or 09:30 PM IST.
While Pakistan clinched the 2 match test series by 1-0, it will be interesting to watch ICC’s Number 1 T20I side taking on Australia who are sitting at the third spot. Moreover, the interesting part is Pakistan has played 30 matches and acquired 132 rating to bag the number 1 spot, India has played 37 matches to acquire 124 rating and second spot while Australia has just played 21 games to accumulate 122 rating. The number of matches listed here is played in the 12-24 months since the May before last, plus half the number in the 24 months before that.
AUS vs UAE Only T20I
Batting first, UAE posted 117-6 in 20 overs with the help of Shaiman Anwar’s 41 of 44 deliveries.
In response, Australia chased down the target in 16.1 overs with 7 wickets remaining, courtesy D Arcy Short’s unbeaten 68 of 53 deliveries.
Australia would be charged with their 7 wickets win over UAE and would come confidently to take on Pakistan in the first T2OI.
Venue- Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Matchday- October 24, Wednesday at 09:30 PM IST
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Aaron Finch(c), Billy Stanlake, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Marsh, Alex Carey, Ashton Agar, Chris Lynn, Nathan Lyon, Glenn Maxwell, D Arcy Short, Andrew Tye, Adam Zampa, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Ben McDermott, Peter Siddle
Sarfraz Ahmed(c), Fakhar Zaman, Usman Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Hafeez, Sahibzada Farhan, Shoaib Malik, Hussain Talat, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Babar Azam, Waqas Maqsood, Faheem Ashraf, Asif Ali
Here’s the probable AUS vs PAK playing 11-
Wicket-keeper – Alex Carey
Batsmen – Chris Lynn, D Arcy Short, Glenn Maxwell, Ben McDermott, Aaron Finch (c)
All-rounder – Ashton Agar,
Bowlers – Nathan Coulter-Nile, Andrew Tye, Adam Zampa, Billy Stanlake
Wicket-keeper – Sarfraz Ahmad
Batsmen – Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Asif Ali, (Doubt: Sahibzada Farhan)
All-rounders – Imad Wasim, Hussain Talat, M Hafeez
Bowlers – Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf/Usman Khan (Doubt: Waqas Maqsood)
In wicketkeeper, both Alex Carey and Sarfraz Ahmed will good choices. Both come to bat in middle order.
In batsmen, D Arcy Short, Aaron Finch, Chris Lynn will be perfect From Australia while Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman and Shoaib Malik will be the key for Pakistan. D Arcy Short was unbeaten in the last game while Aaron Finch and Chris Lynn are in great form in the shortest format of the game.
In all-rounder, Ashton Agar and Hussain Talat will be right picks. Imad Wasim has got a call on the basis of his recent performances.
In bowlers, Billy Stanlake, Nathan Coulter Nile will be right choices. Andrew Tye was the most expensive among the bowlers. From Pakistan, Hasan Ali and Shaheen Afridi will be the best picks.
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