Pakistan lose early wickets in final T20 against Australia – Sport


Pakistan are 15-2 after three overs in the final match of the Twenty20 series against Pakistan in Perth on Friday.

Skipper Babar Azam headed back to the stands after scoring just six runs. He was joined by Mohammad Rizwan who was bowled out for a duck.

Earlier, Australia won the toss and opted to bowl first.

According to ESPNcricinfo, Sean Abbott and Billy Stanlake will play for Australia while Pat Cummins and Adam Zampa are out.

For the Green Shirts, Imam Ul Haq, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hasnain and Muhammad Musa will all play today.

“If we had won the toss, we would have bowled first as well,” said Azam.

The hosts are leading the series 1-0 after beating Pakistan by seven wickets on Tuesday, thanks to a brilliant 80 not out from master batsman Steve Smith. The first match of the three-match series ended without a result after being rained out.

Line-ups:

Australia: Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Steve Smith, Ben McDermott, Ashton Turner, Alex Carey (wk), Ashton Agar, Sean Abbott, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson, Billy Stanlake

Pakistan: Imam Ul Haq, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Haris Sohail, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hasnain, Muhammad Musa

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