Consistency in group determination has served Pakistan well at this T20 World Cup. They are the main group not to dabble with their playing eleven, winning five out of five in the gathering stage. In front of the elimination round however, they have a small scale alarm, with Mohammad Rizwan and Shoaib Malik missing the instructional course on the match eve because of gentle influenza. As per a group official, they had “low fever” too, yet both are relied upon to be accessible for the elimination round against Australia. (Understand Preview)
Pakistan have an adequate ‘manager batsman substitution in Sarfaraz Ahmed, yet Rizwan has framed a considerable opening association with Babar Azam and without him the group’s equilibrium could be vexed. Malik has moved back the years in this competition, playing sway thumps in difficult spots. He is likewise straight from his 50 years in the last match against Scotland.
One space of worry for Pakistan could be another veteran, Mohammad Hafeez, who hasn’t yet done much with the bat or ball. In any case, the group relies on his experience and furthermore he could be a decent Powerplay choice against David Warner.
Australia have changed their mixes every now and again, here and there going with an additional a spinner, while on occasion playing an additional a quick bowler. Against the West Indies, Mitchell Marsh was the 6th bowling choice and he worked really hard. In Dubai, in any case, groups have overall gone with two spinners, on occasion three spinners even, and it should be checked whether Australia like to go speed weighty. Pakistan batsmen are acceptable at playing turn, so it’s far-fetched that Ashton Agar would be drafted into the playing eleven. Regardless, the Aussies have Glenn Maxwell as a subsequent twist bowling choice, who is happy with bowling in the Powerplay.
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Pakistan likely XI: Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Shah Afridi
Australia likely XI: Aaron Finch, David Warner, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Marsh, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood