Pakistan, Scotland to clash in first T20I in Edinburgh today | Sports

Pakistan, Scotland to clash in first T20I in Edinburgh today | Sports

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EDINBURGH: Pakistan will probably be wanting to finish their present tour of United Kingdom on a excessive with a T20I collection win in opposition to Scotland, beginning today. 

Pakistan will probably be enjoying two T20I in opposition to Scotland who’re on a excessive from their ODI win in opposition to England. Alternatively,  Scotland will probably be wanting to upset Pakistan, the very best ranked T20I group after they tackle the inexperienced shirts in the first of their two T20I today. 

Pakistan are at the moment the primary aspect in the ICC T20I group rankings whereas Scotland are ranked 11.  

Scotland beat world quantity one-ranked ODI group England by six runs in an exciting match at Edinburgh on Sunday.

“We were not taking them lightly even before the England match,” mentioned Pakistan’s captain Sarfraz Ahmed forward of T20Is in opposition to Scotland.

Haris Sohail to substitute Babar Azam 

For the collection in opposition to Scotland, Haris Sohail will substitute Babar Azam who was injured in the course of the Lord’s Check.

Throughout their ongoing tour of the UK, Pakistan gained the one-off Check in opposition to Eire and drew the Check collection (1-1) in opposition to England.

Squad for Scotland collection

Pakistan: Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Ahmed Shehzad, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Hussain Talat, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Amir, Rahat Ali, Usman Shinwari and Shaheen Afridi. 

Scotland: Kyle Coetzer (captain), Richie Berrington, Dylan Budge, Matt Cross, Alasdair Evans, Craig Wallace, Michael Leask, Calum MacLeod, Hamza Tahir, George Munsey, Safyaan Sharif, Chris Sole, Mark Watt, Brad Wheal, Stuart Whittingham.

The second T20I will probably be performed on Wednesday, June 13th in Edinburgh.

The match will start at 8pm Pakistan Commonplace Time.

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