Last T20I, Cricket comes home

Last T20I, Cricket comes home

The in-form Pakistan unit will look to keep up its impressive performance in the last T20 international of the series in front of their home crowd at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.

Pakistan have already claimed the series by winning the first two contests of the campaign, which were played at Sharjah.

Sarfraz Ahmed is carrying on his aspiring run as the captain, where he has won seven of the last nine 20-over game which has got the team near to topping the T20i ranking for the team.

Pakistan will welcome international cricket to home, it will be a huge occasion for the country as they will host the team that was attacked in Lahore back in 2009, which took away international from them.

Pakistani players will cherish playing in front of their own people, every player will look to put up his best performance their best performance to get the appreciation from their countrymen.

On the other hand, the spectators will support both the teams as the hospitable people of Pakistan respect other teams that help revive international cricket in the country.

Sarfraz Ahmed earlier stated in a video message, “We hope that the Pakistani crowd will support both the sides and will witness some exciting cricket tonight.”

Sri Lanka will look to get a consolation win in the third and final T20i of the series to end the series on a high.

Pakistani bowlers have enjoyed complete dominance in the series, Faheem Ashraf who has done hat-trick in the last game and Hasan Ali in over-all series including ODI are aiming to perform in the home ground, whereas the batting line-up is also eager to score big.

The landscape of the city, however, has changed drastically over the last eight years. The flow of traffic around the Liberty Roundabout has been altered, and the Nishtar Park complex, which houses the Gaddafi Stadium, is now well protected with huge metal gates.

The game will begin at 6:00 pm.