The first match of the three-match ODI series between Pakistan and Australia will be played today at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. The management has finalized the names of 12 players for the Green Shirts. Shadab Khan will not be able to play the first ODI due to injury. The first day and night ODI of the three-match series between Pakistan and Australia will start at 3 pm today at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.
First match of the three-match ODI series between Pakistan and Australia
According to sources, the national team management has finalized the names of 12 Green Shirts players for the first ODI against Australia. Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhr Zaman, Babar Azam (captain), Mohammad Rizwan, Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed Shah, Zahid Mahmood, Usman Qadir, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Shah Afridi, and Hassan Ali. According to reports, Shadab Khan will not play the first ODI against Kangaroos due to injury. Captain Babar Azam says he is satisfied with the preparations and confident about the series, adding new faces to the team.
Australian player Mitchell Marsh suffered an injury during a training session and will not be able to play in the first ODI. In the last 10 years, 12 ODIs have been played between Pakistan and Australia, of which 6 have been won by Australia and 3 by Pakistan.