T20 World Cup: Pakistan prepares strategy to tackle India in blockbuster clash

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 ReutersBabar Azam, Imad Wasim and Shaheen Afridi observe aft a dismissal. Photo: Reuters
  • Pakistan squad absorption decides to see operation of senior, experienced players successful T20 World Cup clash against India. 
  • "Unless fittingness issues creep up, the aforesaid operation that is playing successful the warm-up matches volition beryllium seen successful enactment against India," accidental sources. 
  • Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik and Asif Ali to beryllium included successful playing XI, accidental sources. 

The Pakistan squad absorption has decided to see elder and experienced cricketers successful its playing XI for overmuch of the T20 World Cup, including the blockbuster India clash scheduled to instrumentality spot connected October 24. 

"Pakistan has decided to spell with the operation of elder and experienced cricketers successful the clash against India," a root told Geo News Tuesday. 

"Unless fittingness issues creep up, the aforesaid operation that is playing successful the warm-up matches volition beryllium seen successful enactment against India," added sources. 

It seems apt that Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik and Asif Ali volition beryllium included successful the playing XI, said sources. 

Among the bowlers, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Hassan Ali and Haris Rauf are apt to beryllium included successful the playing XI, sources revealed. 

As acold arsenic the all-rounders are concerned, Shadab Khan and Imad Wasim are being favoured by the squad absorption to beryllium included successful the playing XI. 

The squad absorption is besides considering the value of the dew origin successful matches that are played astatine night. 

Pakistan's lucifer against India volition beryllium played astatine 7pm connected Sunday, October 24. The Shaheens will partake successful a grooming league today. 

Pakistan decision West Indies successful warm-up match

Pakistan coasted to a seven-wicket triumph implicit the West Indies Monday erstwhile the 2 sides met for a warm-up fixture. 

Pakistani precocious bid batsmen Fakhar Zaman and Babar Azam were awesome with the bat, scoring 46 and 50, respectively, portion the Pakistani bowlers besides picked up timely wickets to restrict West Indies to 130.

West Indies had won the flip and elected to bat archetypal against Pakistan successful the archetypal warm-up lucifer betwixt the 2 sides.

West Indies' Ravi Rampaul had sent Mohammad Rizwan packing aboriginal astatine 13, portion Hayden Walsh had taken the wicket of Babar (50), and Mohammad Hafeez — who went for a duck.

Pakistani bowlers enactment up a beardown showing against an assertive West Indian side. The Windies ne'er looked comfy batting first, losing wickets astatine regular intervals and lone managing to decorativeness their inning astatine 130/7 from their 20 overs.

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