1st T20I Preview: Strong Pakistan XI to Take on Inexperienced WI

Cricket is finally back in Pakistan and the Pakistan-West Indies series is the continuation of the efforts of World XI and the PSL. Karachi is all set to host all the three T20I games, on consecutive days, and it will the first international fixture in Karachi after 9 years.

West Indies might be missing some of their biggest names including Carlos Brathwaite, Jason Holder, Chris Gayle and Ewin Lewis, but they cannot be written off especially when they have the likes of two times Man of the T20 World Cup Final Marlon Samuels.

Samuel Badree, Chadwick Walton and Andre Fletcher and quite experienced as well and their team will look up to them in the absence of other senior payers.

Here’s all you need to know about the 1st T20I.

Venue: National Stadium Karachi

Time: 08:00 pm PST

Pakistan XI (Possible)

Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Hussain Talat, Asif Ali, Shoaib Malik, Sarfaraz Ahmed (c), Muhammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf,  Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir

West Indies XI (Possible)

Andre Fletcher, Chadwick Walton, Marlon Samuels, Jason Mohammed (c), Denesh Ramdin (wk), Rovman Powell, Keemo Paul, Rayad Emrit, Veerasammy Permaul, Samuel Badree, Kesrick Williams


In the last five completed matches, Pakistan have won four while West Indies beat Pakistan once.

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