Afridi Overwhelmed with India Fans | Forgets to Score for Pakistan | Duck in Warm up Match

Written by  Published by:Pakistan Views Monday, 14 March 2016 17:15

KOLKATA: Pakistan Monday won the toss and elected to bat first in warm up match against Sri Lanka to begin its World T20 journey in India at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens cricket stadium.

Playing first Pakistan Scored 157 for 5 with no thanks to Shahid Afridi, persistent in his performance, scoring a big Zero (0).

Hafeez stood tall scoring a 70 not out to lead from the front after Sharjeel and Ahmed Shehzad got out at 23 and 18 respectively.

In reply, Sri Lanka has scored 110 for 7 in 15 Overs.

Pakistan Squad Today

  • Shahid Afridi
  • Ahmed Shehzad
  • Anwar Ali
  • Imad Wasim
  • Khalid Latif
  • Muhammad Amir
  • Muhammad Hafeez
  • Muhammad Irfan
  • Muhammad Nawaz
  • Muhammad Sami
  • Sarfaraz Ahmed
  • Shoaib Malik
  • S Khan
  • Umar Akmal
  • Wahab Riaz

Sri Lanka Squad

  • L Malinga
  • A Mathews
  • D Chameera
  • D Chandimal
  • T Dilshan
  • R Herath
  • S Jayasuriya
  • CK Kapugedera
  • N Kulasekara
  • T Perera
  • S Senanayake
  • D Shanaka
  • M Siriwardana
  • L Thirimanne
  • Suranga Lakmal

Afridi on Sunday said during a press conference in Kolkata, the capital of India’s West Bengal state, that his team always enjoyed playing in India and was loved by Indian crowds more than back home. “We have always enjoyed playing in India and have been loved by Indian crowds more than crowds back home in Pakistan. Cricket has always brought people together and I think politics should be kept away from cricket,” he said.

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