After registering a thumping 7 wicket win in the first T20, Pakistan are aiming to win the series today, before they head to Pakistan for the final match of the series. Young fast bowling pair of Hasan Ali and Usman Khan were once again very impressive in the first T20I.
Weather condition: weather is expected to be fine, with no chance of rain. It’s a night game, so dew could come into play.
Pitch condition: srilanka was bundled out for 102 in the first T20I, Abu Dhabi pitch has always been an under 170 score pitch. Slow surface is expected today, which will help the spinners.
Pakistan team news: Mohammad Amir who missed the first t20, is expected to make a comeback to the starting XI. Aamir Yameen is also in contention for his T20 debut today.
Expected XI: Zaman, Shahzad, Azam, Hafeez, Malik, Sarfaraz, Imad, Amir, Shadab, Hasan Ali, Usman
Srilanka team news: Srilanka don’t have luxury of players to choose from. They have selected a young inexperienced squad for this series, and we might see some more new faces in the starting XI today.
Expected XI: Munaweera, Gunathalika, Samarwickarma, Priyanjan, Shanaka, Udawatte, Prasanna, Perera, Fernando, Vandersay, Gamage