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T20 West Indies vs Pakistan 1st Match Live Score Result Highlights 23 September 2016

T20 West Indies vs Pakistan 1st Match Live Score Result Highlights 23 September 2016 :- The bad boys of Carribean will take on the young side of Pakistan for the first t20 match. The t20 world champion West Indies will lock their horns with Pakistan team on September 23, 2016, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.

West Indian cricketer Denesh Ramdin (R) and Kemar Roach (L) celebrate after winning the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy cricket match between Pakistan and West Indies at The Oval cricket ground in London on June 7, 2013. AFP PHOTO / CARL COURT == RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE == (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

WHERE TO WATCH

Ten Sports Network

TIMING

9:30 PM

West Indies Team Preview

The West Indies team is the entirely different team when they switch from Test or ODI into t20 cricket. They recently won the world Cup held in India and are coming on the back of defeating the India in two matches t20 series, which they won by 1-0.

The captain is so, so is the team. Carlos Braithwaite will lead the team, and he has a bunch of new guys in the squad. The West Indies selector has axed Chris Gayle, and they showed their faith in the new guys like Evin Lewis.

This team has a mix of young and experienced players in the form of Marlon Samuels, Keiron Pollard, Evin Lewis, Andre Fletcher and Dwayne Bravo.

The bowling unit of this team will rely on the trio of Samuel Badree, Sunil Narine, and Dwayne Bravo. Meanwhile, Andre Russel has opted to miss this series due to his personal reason, and he is replaced by Kesrick Williams.

Williams has impressed with his all-around performance, and his hard work is paid worth as selector named him for the series, and there is a huge possibility that he will make his debut the same match.

Braithwaite and his team are coming on the back of a series win against India, but they should not forget they were on the verge of defeat in the last t20 match.

West Indies Squad

Johnson Charles, Evin Lewis, Marlon Samuels, Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo, Carlos Brathwaite(c), Andre Fletcher(w), Sunil Narine, Samuel Badree, Jerome Taylor, Kesrick Williams, Nicholas Pooran, Rovman Powell, Jason Holder, Chadwick Walton.

Pakistan Team Preview

The Pakistan will enter this match on the back of winning the t20 series against England. Pakistan has a new captain in the form of Sarfraz Ahmed, and he is the key for his team.

This team has genuine match-winners in their squad in the form of Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif. The experienced Shoaib Malik will hold the middle order along with comeback k man Umar Akmal.

Akmal has been recalled to the side for giving some solidity in the middle order. Also, this team has genuine quality all-rounders in the form of Imad Wasim. Mohammad Amir, Wahab Riaz, and Hasan Ali will swing the white ball.

The team looks solid and even, their home factor will boost the confidence of newly looked Pakistan team.

Pakistan Squad

Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif, Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Sarfraz Ahmed(w/c), Imad Wasim, Wahab Riaz, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Rumman Raees, Saad Nasim

Prediction

To predict a winner is quite a challenging stuff, but Pakistan will be favorite to win the match especially when they are playing in their second home.

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