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MOHALI (Staff Report) – Pakistan is set to face off  Australia while South Africa will play West Indies in the two matches to be played today (Friday).

Pakistan vs Australia match will be played at Mohali’s Punjab Cricket Association Stadium and second game of the day will be played at Nagur.

The first match (Pakistan vs Australia) will start at 3:00pm (Indian Standard Time) and 2:30pm (Pakistan Standard Time), and second match (South Africa vs West Indies) will begin at 7:30pm (Indian Standard Time) and 7:00pm (Pakistan Standard Time).

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Pakistan Squad:

Asghar Stanikzai (c), Amir Hamza, Dawlat Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Hamid Hassan, Karim Sadiq, Mohammad Nabi, Mohammad Shahzad, Najibullah Zadran, Noor Ali Zadran, Rashid Khan, Samiullah Shenwari, Shafiqullah Shafiq, Shapoor Zadran, Usman Ghani

Australia Squad:

Steve Smith (c), David Warner, Ashton Agar, Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Faulkner, Aaron Finch, John Hastings, Josh Hazlewood, Usman Khawaja, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Peter Nevill, Andrew Tye, Shane Watson, Adam Zampa

South Africa Squad:

Faf du Plessis (c), Kyle Abbott, Hashim Amla, Farhaan Behardien, Quinton de Kock, AB de Villiers, JP Duminy, Imran Tahir, David Miller, Chris Morris, Aaron Phangiso, Kagiso Rabada, Rilee Rossouw, Dale Steyn, David Wiese

West Indies Squad:

Darren Sammy (c), Samuel Badree, Sulieman Benn, Carlos Brathwaite, Dwayne Bravo, Johnson Charles, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Jason Holder, Ashley Nurse, Denesh Ramdin, Andre Russell, Marlon Samuels, Lendl Simmons, Jerome Taylor

The Super 10 round comprises of 18 games, where two groups of fives teams each are fighting each other to qualify for semifinals. Top two teams from both groups will make it to semifinals. The round will conclude on March 28.

New Delhi and Mumbai will host the semi-finals on 30 and 31 March, respectively, while Eden Gardens in Kolkata will be the venue of the 3 April finals. The women’s semi-finals and final will be followed by the men’s knock-out matches. There is a reserve day for the finals.

Earlier Bangladesh and Afghanistan qualified for the Super 10 round, remaining top teams of two groups in the qualifying round.

Pakistan at WT20:

Pakistan played Bangladesh on March 16 in the first of its Super 10 match. On March 19, Green Shirts faced off arch rival India at Kolkata’s Eden Garden stadium. It played against New Zealand on March 22. Pakistan could manage to win only won game against Bangladesh.

Prize for WT20 Winners:

The men’s event will carry a total prize money of $5.6million, which is an 86 per cent increase from the 2014 tournament, while the total prize money for the women’s event is $400,000, which is a 122 per cent increase from the Bangladesh event.


Points Table Group 1:

Team                    Played          Won      Lost    Tied      N/R      Points
Sri Lanka                   2                    1             1          0              0             2
England                      3                    2             1          0              0             4
South Africa             2                    1             1          0              0             2
West Indies              2                    2             0          0              0            4
Afghanistan              3                   0             3           0              0            0


Points Table Group 2:

Team                    Played          Won      Lost    Tied      N/R      Points
Pakistan                      3                    1            1          0            0              2
India                             3                    2            1          0            0              4
Australia                    2                     1           1          0            0               2
New Zealand            3                     3           0         0            0               6
Bangladesh               3                     0           3          0            0              0


World T20 Schedule and Venues:

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