Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka First T20 Match; Greens Shirts Set All To Win T20 Trophy
Colombo: after bagging the test trophy as well five matches series cup, Men in Green shirts have set all to name next T20 title which to start in next hours at R.Premadasa Stadium.
Sri Lankan team faced bad defeat in previous series, might be dangerous for Pakistani players because they will fight tooth and nail as disappointed their country with their unsatisfied performance.
Nonetheless, the cricket lovers as well both teams’ fans are waiting eagerly to watch the 20 overs first game of the T20 International two matches series which to start today in Colombo.
Sri Lankan tigers sustaining their top rank in world’s top-ranked T20 chart since the September 2012 but Men in Green still appear to be energetic as well without any pressure.
Pakistani experienced cricketer Shahid Afridi will be T20 captain in this two matches’ series, who said that Sri Lanka is one of the best cricket team so we should take T20 game seriously because competition would be really tough.
Left arm fast bowler Wahab Riaz will not be appeared in first game because of his injuries, hence fast bowler Zia ul Haq to make his debut in International cricket under the Afridi’s captaincy.
However, Zia ul Haq and Nauman Anwar will be part of the first game under the captaincy of Boom Boom in Colombo, while veteran right-handed batsman Umar Akmal will be part next match.
First t20 match will be played on July 30, while second match to be played on 1 August and supporters also have planned to Rock at the stadium by supporting their heroes.
According to latest reports, Pakistan Cricket Board and coaches not appear to be satisfied with Boom Boom’s recent form because in previous some matches he couldn’t showed impressive play, despite opted him captain of T20 series.
Lasith Malinga (captain), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Chamara Kapugedera,Kusal Perera, Angelo Mathews, Kithruwan Vithanage, Dhananjaya de Silva, Binura Fernando, Dasun Shanaka, Shehan Jayasuriya, Thisara Perera, Chaturanga de Silva, Jeffrey Vandersay, Nuwan Kulasekara, Milinda Siriwardana
Shahid Afridi (captain), Mukhtar Ahmed, Ahmed Shehzad, Sarfraz Ahmed, Nauman Anwar, Umar Akmal, Mohammad Hafeez, Sohail Tanvir, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Rizwan, Yasir Shah, Imad Wasim, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Irfan, Zia-ul-Haq
1st Match T20 of Series : Pakistan vs Sri Lanka
Match Venue: R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Match Time: (7pm IST) 7pm local time