Pakistan vs Zimbabwe 1st T20: TV, Preview, Fantasy XI, Squads

Pakistan vs Zimbabwe 1st T20: TV, Preview, Fantasy XI, Squads

The 1st T20 International match between Pakistan v Zimbabwe on November 07 at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi; the game starts at 10:30 AM GMT. In the ODI series, Zimbabwe fought like a experienced side and never gave a chance to Pakistan to take them lightly, even Pakistan won series by 2-1 but their efforts in the three ODI’s , especially in the last ODI, they performed outstanding as a team. The overall record is also in favour of Pakistan, who have won all matches between these teams. Zimbabwe have never beaten Pakistan in a T20I, but after a confidence-boosting Super Over win in the final ODI, the visitors will hope to make more impact in the shortest format of the game. Pakistan cricket team have better winning record against Zimbabwe in T20I’s as visitor team yet to register their first win against the home team in twenty20 cricket, here are the head to head statistics between PAK and ZIM:

  • Overall Matches: 11
  • PAK Won: 11
  • ZIM Won: 0

Shadab Khan, who missed the ICC Super League series due to injury, will also be unavailable for the first T20I between the sides as he continues his recovery. That mean, Imad Wasim and Ifthikar Ahmed will likely continue in the spin department.

PTV Sports is the official broadcasters in Pakistan for the Pakistan v Zimbabwe ODI and T20 international series. PTV Sports own exclusive telecast rights for all matches played in this tournament; they also acquired OTT (Audio, Video, and other media services via the internet) right. Apart from PTV Sports, there is no TV broadcast partner for this series. Cricket viewers worldwide can tune to the official YouTube channel of Pakistan Cricket for live streaming.

  • Pakistan: PTV Sports, YouTube Channel of Pakistan Cricket

Match Details

Dates November 07, 2020
Match Zimbabwe vs Pakistan, 1st T20I
Venue Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi
Time 04:00 PM, 10:30 AM GMT, 03:30 PM LOCAL
TV Listings PTV Sports, YouTube Channel of Pakistan Cricket
Tournament Zimbabwe tour of Pakistan, 2020
Head to Head
Matches – 11, PAK Won – 11, ZIM Won – 0
Pakistan to win

Pakistan ODI Squad: Babar Azam (c), Abdullah Shafiq, Abid Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Haris Sohail, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Imam-ul-Haq, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Rizwan, Musa Khan, Rohail Nazir, Shadab Khan, Usman Qadir, Wahab Riaz, Zafar Gohar

Zimbabwe ODI Squad: Chamu Chibhabha (c), Faraz Akram, Ryan Burl, Brian Chari, Tendai Chatara, Sikandar Raza, Elton Chigumbura, Tendai Chisoro, Craig Ervine, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Wessly Madhevere, Wellington Masakadza, Carl Mumba, Richmond Mutumbami, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava, Milton Shumba, Brendan Taylor, Donald Tiripano, Sean Williams

Sean Williams (Zimbabwe all-rounder): I think we can absolutely beat the bigger teams. We’re tired of competing and getting beaten. That’s no longer acceptable. It’s been way too long and the whole mental approach towards our game has completely changed. Some of the young players in the changing room, like Wesley Madhevere, are remarkably good players. This experience allows those younger guys to play and beat the bigger teams.

Babar Azam (Pakistan captain): We need to work on our fielding so we don’t drop so many catches. Those catches give good players second and third chances, and that hurt us in the end (about final ODI).

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