Australia vs. Pakistan: Second T20I Preview

Australia vs. Pakistan: Second T20I Preview

Match details:

Series: Pakistan tour of Australia, 2019

Venue: Manuka Oval, Canberra

Date: November 05, 2019

Time: 01:40 p.m. IST


After the first T20I match got washed out due to rain, both teams once again ready to lock horns in the second T20I in Canberra on Tuesday. Pakistan narrowly got escaped from the loss in the first match, where they posted just 107 runs on the board with the help of Babar Azam's 59 and Mohammad Rizwan's 31 runs. While Australia started the chase briskly where Aaron Finch alone smashed 37 before the rain arrived. Pakistan will be hoping to put on a great show with the bat to give some tough competition for the strong Australian side.

Weather report: 

The weather is expected to be partly cloudy, with the temperature around 17 degrees Celsius. However, chances of rain are slim and a full forty overs can be expected.

Pitch Report: 

The Manuka Oval has not hosted a men's T20I match before at this venue; however, it has hosted women's T20I matches where the average 1st and 2nd innings scores are around 103 and 105 respectively.

Probable Playing XI:


Australia showed an all-round performance in the first T20I although, it got washed due to rain. However, after such impressive performance Australia is expected to go unchanged. David Warner, Aaron Finch, and Steve Smith have the responsibility of scoring runs while Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson and Pat Cummins should lead the bowling

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