Pakistan takes on Zimbabwe in second T20
LAHORE: Pakistan and Zimbabwe will clash in the second Twenty20 game of the two match series on Sunday (today) at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium, ARYSports.tv reports.
Pakistan will be eyeing to clean-sweep the T20 series as they have already gone 1-0 up after defeating Zimbabwe by five wickets in the first match on Friday.
On the other hand, Zimbabwe will be looking forward to draw the series for which they have practised rigorously.
The match is expected to be filled with spectators as the tickets have already been sold out for the game.
An additional gate will also be opened for the spectators.
The spectators had given a rousing welcome to the visiting team who became the first to tour Pakistan in six years. There was no international cricket played in the country since the attack on Sri Lankan cricket team in 2009 at Lahore.
— Wisden India (@WisdenIndia) May 24, 2015
Hashtag “#CricketComesHome” became the top Pakistani trend on Twitter whereas it was placed at no.5 in the list of World trends on the social media website.
Sources have said that Pakistan are expected to make two replacements for the match today as Bilawal Bhatti and Umar Akmal are to be replaced by Hammad Azam and Nauman Anwar in the playing XI.
A win will take Pakistan to 5th position in the rankings while Pakistan will drop to seventh place if it draws the T20 series against Zimbabwe.