The news coming out from Dubai UAE is that Pakistan have won the toss and decided to bowl first in this conditions and have given the chance to the giants the king of Caribbean’s West Indies to take up the challenge and put the runs on board for Pakistan to defend.
Let us see how this move will leave an impact on the 1st T20 and which team will be dominated by whom, as we all know the spectators of the UAE are very much friendly with cricket and they like to supports and uplift the game.
It will be quiet interesting to see the twists and turns of the match as the West Indies team is on a very good track since the last few months or so.
This is well the captains said after the toss:
Carlos Brathwaite: Doesn’t matter whether we bat or bowl, we have to do it well. Just a matter of assessing the conditions quickly. We are professionals and it is a matter of adapting. Every game we play we want to win, we want to leave a legacy as the best T20 teams in the world. Of course we would miss Gayle and Russell but fortunately we have youngsters who could come in and they should look to take the opportunity. Nicholas Pooran makes his debut
Sarfraz Khan: We would look to bowl first. The dew factor could come in later and we would look to restrict them. We know these conditions pretty well. We are very excited and our morale is very high after beating England. Mohammed Amir is out and Mohammed Nawaz comes in for him. Umar Akmal comes into the side as well
West Indies: Evin Lewis, Johnson Charles, Andre Fletcher(w), Marlon Samuels, Dwayne Bravo, Nicholas Pooran, Kieron Pollard, Carlos Brathwaite(c), Sunil Narine, Jerome Taylor, Samuel Badree
Pakistan : Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed(w/c), Umar Akmal, Mohammad Nawaz, Imad Wasim, Sohail Tanvir, Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali