Pakistan and Australia in Zimbabwe series
Pakistan tour and Australia in Zimbabwe 27 June 2018 three international teams one series to gather playing.
Pakistan will lock horns with Zimbabwe on 1st of July during the course of tree series between Australia, Zimbabwe and Pakistan. What makes Pakistan and Australia going the Zimbabwe this series interesting is two of three teams are fighting for the reins at the top ICC t20 rankings. Zimbabwe are yet to win a a game against Pakistan. Nine t20 were held so far between the two teams, where all of them were won by Pakistan. But in the last three years they match challenged each other. Zimbabwe Best chance to break the is at home. Zimbabwe is the bast performance in the home, Two new face are expected from Zimbabwe camp.
Much of the focus on the Australian side in recent weeks has been on who won’t be playing as much as who will be. The Aussies are without arguably seven first-choice for the series – Steve Smith, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Chris Lynn, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins – due to either injury or suspension with Aaron Finch to captain the team alongside his deputy,
Aaron Finch (c) Alex Carey (vc), Ashton Agar, Travis Head, Nic Maddinson, Glenn Maxwell, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, Dâ€™Arcy Short, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Swepson, Andrew Tye, Jack Wildermuth
The world’s No.1 ranked T20 side, Pakistan go into the series in form but without several key players. Opener Babar Azam, the world’s top-ranked T20 batsman, is missing due to injury, as is wily spinner Imad Wasim, ranked ninth in the world. Paceman Mohammad Amir will be there, despite reports that he would be rested, while uncapped opener Sahibzada Farhan has been picked for the first time.
Sarfraz Ahmed (c)Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Hussain Talat, Haris Sohail, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir, Usman Khan Shinwari, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Sahibzada Farhan.
Like the Aussies, the Zimbabwean players who won’t be part of this series have dominated the headlines leading into the tournament. Several top players are in a dispute with administrators and big guns Graeme Cremer, Sikandar Raza, Brendan Taylor, Sean Williams and Craig Ervine all won’t be playing. It’s forced a late change of captain, with Hamilton Masakadza named as skipper 24 hours before the tournament opener, while they also have a new coach in the form of former Indian player Lalchand Rajput.
Hamilton Masakadza (c) Cephas Zhuwao, Chamu Chibhabha, Brian Chari, Tarisai Musakanda, Malcolm Waller, PJ Moor, Tendai Chisoro, Kyle Jarvis, Brandon Mavuta, Blessing Muzarabani, Chris Mpofu, Ryan Burl, Solomon Mire, Wellington Masakadza, Elton Chigumbura, Ryan Murray.