Toss Pakistan selected to bat v Ireland
Pakistan will bat after successful the toss. In the second of the 2 T20s in opposition to Scotland, Sarfraz Ahmed selected to persist with the formulation that served them so effectively in sport one, on one other pitch that closely favours batsmen.
Both sides made one change every. Mohammad Amir, who went for 45 in 4 overs yesterday and had health doubts hanging over him, dropped out and was changed by Usman Khan. Scotland omitted yesterday’s debutant Hamza Tahir, who conceded 57 in his spell, changing him with Chris Sole. That makes this Scotland aspect the identical XI that beat England on Sunday.
Pakistan lead the sequence 1-Zero, having crushed Scotland by 48 runs in the primary sport.
Scotland: 1 Kyle Coetzer (capt), 2 Matthew Cross (wk), three Calum MacLeod, four Richard Berrington, 5 George Munsey, 6 Dylan Budge, 7 Michael Leask, eight Safyaan Sharif, 9 Mark Watt, 10 Alisdair Evans, 11 Chris Sole
Pakistan: 1 Fakhar Zaman, 2 Ahmed Shehzad three Hussain Talat, four Asif Ali, 5 Shoaib Malik, 5 Sarfraz Ahmed (capt & wk), 7 Mohammad Nawaz eight Shadab Khan, 9 Faheem Ashraf, 10 Usman Khan 11 Hasan Ali