Pakistan cricket is facing its golden time. In the ongoing tournament that started on 28th September of 2017, a multi-format tournament having 2 Test matches 5 ODI’s and 3 T20 internationals, after being whitewashed in the Test series Pakistan team revenged Sri Lankan’s with an ODI series whitewash. The 1st T20 international between the two teams will be played on Oct 26, the venue for which will be Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi followed by another match the very next day. The concluding match of the long multi-format Pak vs Sri Lanka 2017 series will be played on Oct 29, Sun in Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.
After blowing away their arch rivals, the Indian cricket team in Champions Trophy 2017 final, Pakistan team is in its all-time golden period. While the start of the tournament was a bit shaky for Pakistani fans as they lost both tests. However, the first one day international played between both Asian teams brought happiness to Paki faces. The green shirts won it by 83 runs and then there is a series of wins. In the 2nd and 3rd match Pakistani team in the captaincy of Sarfraz Ahmed, made it look very easy for them. The 4th match was an easy win by 7 wickets and in the final match, Sri Lanka was blown away by 9 wickets. All 5 matches played in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah were an easy win for the green side.
Pak Vs Sri Lanka 2017 upcoming T20 matches:
In the test match, Sri Lanka whitewashed their rivals while they same received the same befitting reply from their Asian fellows in One-Day series. The T20 matches 2 of which are to be played in Abu Dhabi and the concluding match of the whole cricketing season is to be played at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore, are the most anticipated ones.
Three matches will be played starting from Oct 26-Oct 29. Hassan Ali, the world’s number 1 ODI bowler is the key to Pakistan’s bowling attack in the upcoming matches. The return of Amir is also expected while the performance of Usman Shinwari in the 5 D/N match is also making him the hot favorite for the series.
The most anticipated match of the Pak Vs Sri Lanka 2017 series is the last T20I match which is to be played in Lahore. Reports say, the tickets have already been booked and a massive gathering is expected as we have seen in recent series. The final match
While the 2 Test matches favored Sri Lankan team and on contrary, the Pakistan team came rising in the one-day internationals, heavy clashes are expected in Twenty Twenty series.