The news from the first t20 match between Pakistan vs. England to be played in Dubai on Nov 26, 2015, is Umar Akmal is back in the Pakistan side after the PCB backlashed him.
This is the first of the three-match t20 series. The match start time is 9:00 p.m. Pakistan time.
There was a slight rain in Dubai on Wednesday, but it’s clear today, no rain forecast.
Since the same pitch was used for the ODI series too, a high-scoring game is expected as the ball comes along well to the batsman.
The toss will be crucial as the team playing first will have the advantage of putting a big score on the board.
The 39-year-old Rafatullah is likely to make his debut at the top of the order for Pakistan.
Shahid Afridi, the Pakistan skipper is upbeat about his team’s chances in this series, he said; “We have won the last six games. We did make small mistakes, but we are going through a process and are trying some new players.”
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PTV Sports will be telecasting the series live in Pakistan while Ten Sports will be broadcasting the match live in India.
Sky Sports in the U.K and SuperSports in the African continent will beam the matches live.
PTV Sports will be live streaming for the Pakistan audience at ts official website here.
Ten Sports live streaming can be watched here.
The squads are as below:
Pakistan XI: Ahmed Shehzad, Rafatullah Mohmand, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Sarfraz Ahmed, Shahid Afridi, Bilal Asif, Anwar Ali, Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Irfan.
England XI: Alex Hales, Jason Roy, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler, James Vince, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, David Willey and Reece Topley.
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