Pakistan aiming to seal T20I series against World XI

16 September, 2017, 00:57 | Author: Pamela Mathis
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Pakistan celebrated the return of global cricket to their country with a 2-1 win over the World XI in the three-match T20I series at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on Friday. However, ultimately, it was Pakistan who won the final by 33 runs and lifted the Independence Cup.

However, CWI said the three matches would be "subject to the safe conclusion of the ICC World XI team's three-match series in Lahore in September and affirmation of manageable security by the ICC sponsored global security company overseeing the security arrangements of the World XI".

Also, given the strained political relations between the India and Pakistan, it was not surprising to see Indian players absent from the World XI side. The series also marked another step towards revival of worldwide cricket in Pakistan.

The worldwide team opened their innings with hard knocks from Tamim Iqbal, bringing them to 15 runs at the end of the second over. In his innings, he hit eight fours and three maximums as he picked the gaps and hit boundaries at will.

Pakistan vs World XI, 3rd T20, Lahore, will start at 7.30 pm IST on Friday. The two added 102 runs for the second wicket after Pakistan lost Fakhar Zaman for 27. "All of us (players) feel secure", Elliot was quoted as saying by Geo News ahead of the final T20 match of the Independence Cup. The visit of World XI has paved way for global cricket to Pakistan and apart from the visit of other foreign teams the World XI will also undertake visits of Pakistan in the successive years 2018 and 2019, he told media here. We know the security plans being enforced for the World XI matches are causing some inconvenience to the people.

It's the only (cricket-playing) country I hadn't been to, but now I can say I've played cricket in Pakistan.

Sethi also confirmed that before West Indies make their way to Pakistan, they will host Sri Lanka for a lone T20I in the month of October, but added they are still trying to convince Sri Lanka for two more matches.



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