New Delhi: Hello and welcome to India.com’s LIVE coverage of the third and final T20 international match between Pakistan and World XI. Pakistan host World XI in the final match of a three-match T20 series for the Independence Cup at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium on Tuesday from 7:30 PM IST.
The series marks the return of international cricket to the country eight years after an attack on the Sri Lankan team bus. The international World XI will be led by South African captain Faf du Plessis. Pakistan will be led by their ICC Champions Trophy-winning captain Sarfraz Ahmed. Get LIVE Score here
The series is locked at 1-1 with Pakistan winning the first match by 20 runs while World XI won the second game by 7 wickets.
Sarfraz Ahmed-led side’s 20 runs victory in first T20 on September 12 opened the series 1-0 but in the second T20, the experience of Hashim Amla steered the World XI to a comfortable victory over Pakistan, leaving the series tied at 1-1. Get LIVE streaming info here
World XI is likely to bring in former Australian captain George Bailey and Darren Sammy could also make his return for the third game after being left out for the second T20.
Hasan Ali and Faheem Ashraf are expected to regain their places in the playing XI for Pakistan.