Pakistan to face World XI in second T20 match today

13 Sep, 2017 8:04 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Pakistan team will face World XI in the second T20 match on Wednesday (today) at Gaddafi Stadium.

The match will start at 7pm Pakistan Standard Time (PST). The home side went one up in the three match Independence Cup series, continuing their good form from the Champions League.

Pakistan put up a dominant display against the World XI to win the first T20 of the Independence Cup by 20 runs. They posted 197-5 at the end of the first innings as Babar Azam scored a quick fire 86 from 52 balls to propel Pakistan to a dominant position.

The World XI batting had a rough start, reaching only 68 in 10 overs. They ended with 177-7, with no batsman crossing 30. Four batsmen scored between 25-29, and all of them failed to capitalize on their starts.

The match was surrounded by high expectations, and it did not disappoint. There are still two matches to go, and the second one promises to be just as exciting as the first one.

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