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Key Players: West Indies - Pakistan


Pakistan is back with a lot of cricket action. Post the PSL, which was a phenomenal game not just for the locals who saw international players in the field, but also for Pakistan cricket itself; West Indies is now visiting the country. International cricket returns after 9 years.
Pitch: Hard. Weather alright. Sun is out. A pleasure for batsmen.

Teams:
Windies: Chadwick Walton, Andre Fletcher, Marlon Samuels, Rovman Powell, Jason Mohammed(c), Denesh Ramdin(w), Rayad Emrit, Kesrick Williams, Samuel Badree, Keemo Paul, Odean Smith, Andre McCarthy, Veerasammy Permaul
Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Sarfraz Ahmed(w/c), Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali, Hussain Talat, Mohammad Nawaz, Rahat Ali, Usman Khan, Shaheen Afridi

Pakistan
The players are in form. They are the favourites against what seems to be an inexperienced West Indies side. Pakistan as a cricket loving country is looking to have games as part of its normal routine now and not only to revive it.
The team looks strong. Fresh out of PSL. Well in form. Fakhar Zaman. Babar Azam. Shoaib Malik. Newbie Shaheen Shah.

Pakistan (likely XI):  Fakhar Zaman, Ahmed Shehzad, Babar Azam, Sarfraz Ahmed (capt & wk), Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali, H Talat 

Rahat Ali. Usman Khan Shinwari and Shaheen Shah Afridi have been omitted 
Key Players
Shoaib Malik
Husain Talat
Shadab Khan
Hasan Ali
M Amir
Fakhar Zaman

West Indies.
Due to security issues, key players of the West Indies team have opted out of this tour. But that has not dampened the spirit of the game in the country that has been cricket-starved for a long time.
Players who have pulled out - Chris Gayle, Jason Holder and Evin Lewis along with the T20 captain Carlos Brathwaite pulled out. Jason Mohammad is going to lead the team in the three back-to-back games. They have to depend on a few keyplayers to keep the tournament alive and exciting. Marlon Samuels.
West Indies (likely XI): Andre Fletcher, Chadwick Walton, Marlon Samuels, Jason Mohammed (capt), Denesh Ramdin (wk), Rovman Powell, Keemo Paul, Rayad Emrit, Veerasammy Permaul, Samuel Badree, Kesrick Williams.

Key Players
R Powell
Andre Fletcher
Marlon Samuels
Jason Mohammed
Samuel Badree

What do you think?
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