Australia skipper wins the toss and decides to bat first in their crucial game of the ICC T20 World Cup Game against Pakistan.
The match is being played at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali.
The event starts at 2:30 p.m. Pakistan time.
Two changes for Australia from the game that beat Bangladesh. Finch replaces Mitch Marsh, and Hazlewood plays in place of Hastings.
Afridi says it doesn’t matter if they are balling or batting and this is an important match for them and his players know about this. He says he has NO plans to retire during the T20 world cup amidst rumors that he will be sacked after this tournament.
Pakistan must win this game to stay alive to qualify for the semi-finals. They won’t immediately qualify even if they win today. If they win, they must expect India to win on Sunday against the dominant Aussies.
New Zealand has already entered the Semis. Either India, Pakistan or Australia will play New Zealand in the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup 2016.
Catch all the action live on PTV Sports if you live in Pakistan. The channel will also be live streaming the match at its official website.
For global viewers, Star Sports will be live telecasting in India and other Asian Countries.
Look at the match live stream online on Star Sports here
The teams are as follows:
Australia: James Faulkner, Nevill, Zampa, Khawaja, Finch, Shane Watson, J Coulter-Nile, Glen Maxwell, David Warner, Steven Smith and JR Hazlewood.
Pakistan XI: Rashid Latif, Sarfraz Ahmed, Shahid Afridi, Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shehzad, Sharjeel Khan, Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Sarfraz, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Sami