Pakistan wins the toss and elects to bat first in The 1st T20 match against Zimbabwe being played at the Harare Sports Club in Harare on Sunday, Sept 27, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Pak time.
Left-arm pacer Imran Khan makes his debut for Pakistan
When latest reports came in, the Pakistan score was 33/3 in 6 overs.
Afridi wants to experiment with the new players ahead of the T20 world cup, he said after the toss: ‘The pitch could be a little slow.
“We have some time before the world T20 so we want to try some experiments and give chances to some youngsters. We need some new talent as well. 160-170 will be a good total.”
The players are as follow:
Zimbabwe XI: Chibhabha, Ervine, Williams, Raza, Masakadza,Chigumbura, Mutumbami, Jongwe, Utseya, Cremer and Panyangara.
Pakistan XI: Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Shehzad, Mukhtar Ahmed, Sohaib Maqsood, Shahid Afridi, Imad Wasim, Rizwan, Imran Khan, Wahab Riaz and Sohail Tanvir.
Zimbabwe’s Grant Flower has been appointed the batting coach of Pakistan! And it’s going to help the visitors a lot in getting some inside information about the Zimbabwe players.
Pakistan coach Waqar Younis jokingly said, “That’s why we hired him – especially for this tour.”
PTV Sports and Ten Sports TV channels will broadcast the series live in Pakistan. BTV in Bangladesh and Star Sports will be broadcasting in India.
Viewers in Pakistan will be able to watch the live stream online at PTV Sports website PTV Sports here or HERE.
Ten Sports will also be live streaming the match at its official website here.
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