Pakistan to lock horns with South Africa in warm-up match today


Pakistan skipper Babar Azam (L) and South African cricketer Quinton de Kock playing a shot. Photo: AFP
Pakistan skipper Babar Azam (L) and South African cricketer Quinton de Kock taking part in a shot. Photo: AFP

The Pakistan cricket staff will play South Africa in their second warm-up match  in Abu Dhabi today (Wednesday).

The nationwide cricket staff will depart Dubai for Abu Dhabi at 2pm (PST) for the match, which is ready to begin at 6pm (GST).

Moreover, the nationwide squad’s batting guide, Mathew Hayden, will deal with a digital press convention forward of a coaching session on the ICC Academy floor in Dubai  tomorrow (Thursday).

This digital session will start at 12pm (PST), which the media representatives can attend by reaching out to the Pakistan Cricket Board Communications Manager Ibrahim Badees, at the least two hours earlier than it begins.

Pakistan trains forward of South Africa warm-up conflict

The Babar Azam-led T20 World Cup squad attended an optionally available coaching session on the International Cricket Council (ICC) Academy Ground.

Skipper Babar Azam, alongside with senior gamers Mohammad Hafeez and Sarfraz Ahmed, additionally attended the coaching session.

Meanwhile, Muhammad Wasim Jr, Usman Qadir, Khushdal Shah, Shahnawaz Dhani, Mohammad Nawaz, and Haider Ali have been additionally current on the ICC Cricket Ground.

Pakistan defeat West Indies in warm-up match

Pakistan coasted to a seven-wicket victory over West Indies Monday when the 2 sides met for a warm-up fixture.

Pakistani upper-order batsmen Fakhar Zaman and Babar Azam have been spectacular with the bat, scoring 46 and 50, respectively, whereas the Pakistani bowlers additionally picked up well timed wickets to limit West Indies to 130 runs.

West Indies had received the toss and elected to bat first in opposition to Pakistan in the primary warm-up match between the 2 sides.

West Indies’ Ravi Rampaul had despatched Mohammad Rizwan packing early at 13, whereas Hayden Walsh had taken the wicket of Babar (50), and Mohammad Hafeez — who went for a duck.

The Pakistani bowlers put up a powerful displaying in opposition to an aggressive West Indian aspect. The Windies by no means appeared comfy batting first, dropping wickets at common intervals and solely managing to end their innings at 130/7 from their 20 overs.

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