Independence Cup: 2nd T20 between Pakistan, World-XI today

September 13, 2017
Samaa Web Desk

LAHORE: The second T20 match of Independence Cup series between Pakistan and World XI will be played at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on Wednesday evening.

The match will begin at 7pm. Pakistan leads the three match series one-nil.

Foolproof security arrangements have been made for the match and nearly 16,000 personnel have been deputed to provide peaceful environment to the spectators.

The third and last T-20 match will be played on Friday.

Yesterday, Pakistan beat the World XI by 20 runs in an exciting finish to the first Twenty20 match, celebrating the return of international cricket to the country.

Pakistan’s total of 197-5 saw one-drop batsman Babar Azam top-scoring with a 52-ball 86 studded with 10 boundaries and two sixes, adding 122 for the second wicket with Ahmed Shehzad who made 39.

The World XI finished with 177 with Darren Sammy and skipper Faf du Plessis scoring 29 each. For Pakistan Sohail Khan, Shadab Khan and Rumman Raees took two wickets apiece. – Samaa

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Story first published: 13th September 2017