Pakistan and Afghanistan will face each other in the first T20 International of three-match series at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Friday night – PTV Sports Live.
The match will begin at 09:00 pm according to the Pakistan Standard Time (PST).
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For Pakistan, four players including opener Saim Ayub, middle-order batter Tayyab Tahir, and right-arm quicks Ihsanullah and Zaman Khan will make their T20I debuts tonight.
🇵🇰 🏆 🇦🇫#AFGvPAK pic.twitter.com/H8XjcZArh0
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) March 23, 2023
In the absence of Babar Azam, Shadab Khan will lead Pakistan in the three-match T20 series against Afghanistan. Mohammad Rizwan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, and Haris Rauf have also been rested for the series.
Pakistan Squad for 1st T20I against Afghanistan;
- Saim Ayub,
- Mohammad Haris
- Abdullah Shafique
- Tayyab Tahir
- Shadab Khan (Captain)
- Azam Khan (Wicket Keeper)
- Faheem Ashraf
- Imad Wasim
- Naseem Shah
- Zaman Khan
It would be third time that Pakistan and Afghanistan will meet at Sharjah Cricket Stadium for a T20I.
Head to Head in T20Is: Pakistan 3, Afghanistan 0
Previously, they met at the venue on December 08, 2023 and September 07, 2022, and Pakistan won both the matches.
Overall, both teams have played three T20Is in the past and Pakistan emerged victorious in all of them.
AfghanAtalan looking sharp at the shoot; All to play for against 🇵🇰👊
📹: Some BTS moments from our headshots session ahead of the series 🤩#AfghanAtalan | #AFGvPAK | #LobaBaRangRawri pic.twitter.com/u95YZpkDNC
— Afghanistan Cricket Board (@ACBofficials) March 24, 2023
Afghanistan Squad for T20 Series against Pakistan;
- Rashid Khan (Captain)
- Afsar Zazai
- Azmatullah Omarzai
- Fareed Ahmad
- Fazalhaq Farooqi
- Gulbadin Naib
- Ibrahim Zadran
- Karim Janat
- Mohammad Nabi
- Mujeeb Ur Rahman
- Najibullah Zadran
- Noor Ahmad
- Rahmanullah Gurbaz †
- Sediqullah Atal
- Sharafuddin Ashraf
- Usman Ghani