MIRPUR: Pakistan cricket team will take on United Arab Emirates (UAE) team in the crucial match of ongoing Asia Cup 2016 on Monday at Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka, TheNewsTribe.com reported.
Pakistan needs to win each and every remaining games of the tournament to play the final of first T20 Asia Cup. After the five-wicket defeat in last game against India, created more hurdles for Pakistan.
Even rain can stop Pakistan from playing the final of ongoing tournament. Indian team secured their position after winning first games of Asia Cup.
According to sources, Mohammad Sami will be rested for the game against UAE. Pakistan’s batting line up collapsed in a high-voltage match against India on a green-top wicket, which proved to be enough for Pakistan team management to make certain changes.
All-rounder Anwer Ali is likely to get a chance n place of Mohammad Sami or Wahab Riaz in today’s game.
It is pertinent to mention here that Mohammad Sami bowled brilliantly for his two wicket against 16 runs in yesterday’s match.
Pakistan Expected Lineup: Sharjeel Khan, Khurram Manzoor, Mohammad Hafeez, Umar Akmal, Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Sami, Mohammad Amir, Sarfraz Ahmed.
UAE Expected Lineup: 1 Muhammad Kaleem, 2 Rohan Mustafa, 3 Shaiman Anwar, 4 Mohammad Shahzad, 5 Mohammad Usman, 6 Amjad Javed (capt), 7 Saqlain Haider, 8 Swapnil Patel (wk), 9 Qadeer Ahmed/ Farhan Ahmed, 10 Ahmed Raza, 11 Mohammad Naveed
EVENT: Asia Cup T20 2016
MATCH: Pakistan vs UAE
Start Time: 18:30 PST | 13:30 GMT | 19:30 Local
VENUE: Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
DATE: February 29th, 2016