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West Indies to tour Pakistan for T20 series in November: PCB

West Indies to tour Pakistan for T20 series in November: PCB

Pakistan celebrated the return of global cricket with a thumping 33-run win to clinch the final Twenty20 match and the series against a World XI team at Lahore's Gaddafi stadium Friday.

Hello and welcome to the live blog of the third and final T20I between Pakistan and World XI in Lahore. Shehzad played blistering innings of 89 runs (55) to put Pakistan in a commanding position.

Talking about the official announcement of the end of his ban, he said, "As every official of PCB is busy in the World XI series, I will be contacting them over phone and then they will give me time to meet and for the official letter after which is will be able to play cricket".

In the previous game, Pakistan who batted first scored a decent 174 runs with the loss of six wickets in 20 overs. Miller fell to a Hasan Ali ball. They lost 6 wickets to Ben Cutting (1), Samuel Badree (2), Thisara Perera (2), and Imran Tahir (1). The batman had managed 32 runs on 29 balls.

But Perera took charge in the last five overs as he cut loose against Pakistan seamers Shoaib Malik and Rumman Raees.

World XI wins the toss and they will field first.

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LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq waves out to the people while arriving in a traditional rickshaw.

Irfan, however, expressed sadness at missing the Independence Cup matches against the World XI which would have given him opportunity to play in front of home crowds and on home turf.

"On a more personal note, I have a strong bond with Pakistan, having toured here with the Zimbabwe cricket team in 1993, 1996 and 1998, " Flower said. Due to the aggressive bating of Ahmed Shehzad, Pakistan has made the winning score.

Cameron highlighted that the system in the West Indies cricket scene is different, where "we have to respect the players' decision", compared to Pakistan "where PCB makes all the decisions".

"It is the message to the enemies of peace that the nation will never allow their negative designs to succeed. For a lot of guys who don't play a lot of worldwide cricketthese days, this was terrific competition against a strong Pakistan side".


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