2nd T20: Pakistan hopes for something competitive
DUBAI: The second T20 between Pakistan and South Africa will be played tomorrow (Friday) at Dubai International Stadium, ARY News reported.
Pakistan faced a one-sided defeat in the first match with their batting collapsed, which has become the source of serious concern.
Pakistani batsmen has been facing batting glitches for so long since their unsatisfactory performance in ICC Champions Trophy, as poor shot selection and lack of application is a continues to haunt them.
Team Pakistan need someone to bat through, another few to bat with him, partnerships to form and more resistance put up.
South Africa is a more confident side, with their bowlers have hardly been challenged so far and it would make a welcome change if they were while the batting has improved consistently through the ODIs.
The match is crucial for both the teams in terms of ICC T20 rankings, as if South Africa win the match, it will go up to No.2 from fifthwhile if Pakistan manage to square the series 1-1, it will remained at second place.
Both teams will hope for something more competitive as the UAE leg of their contest comes to an end.
Pakistan’s next assignment is to tour South Africa to play three One Day International (ODI) and two T20s, which will start on November 20.