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Pakistan vs World XI T20 Cricket Series 2017 Schedule & Fixtures

Independence Cup 2017 Schedule - Pakistan vs World XI T20 Series
Pakistan vs World XI T20 Cricket 2017 has begin on 12th September at Qaddafi Stadium, Lahore. ICC World XI Tour To Pakistan to play Independence Cup 2017 at Lahore.

The 2017 Independence Cup is an upcoming cricket tournament scheuled to take place in Lahore, Pakistan.

In a bid to revive international cricket in Pakistan, International Cricket Council (ICC) will send a World XI team to the country.

It will be contested between a World XI team and Pakistan across three Twenty20 International (T20I) matches Schedule.

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South Africa’s Faf du Plessis will captain the World XI team, with Sarfraz Ahmed leading Pakistan. All the three T20Is will be played at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.

The World XI side arrived in Lahore a day before the first fixture under high security.

The World XI squad comprises of five players from South Africa, three from Australia, two from West Indies and one each from Bangladesh, England, Sri Lanka and New Zealand.

Apart from Faf du Plessis, Hashim Amla, David Miller, More Morkel and Imran Tahir are the other South Africans. Former England T20I captain Paul Collingwood is the lone player from his country. The team will be coached by former Zimbabwe captain Andy Flower.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) appointed Richie Richardson as the match referee for the fixtures, the first time the ICC has sent an official to oversee cricket matches in Pakistan since 2009.

Aleem Dar, Ahsan Raza, Ahmed Shahab and Shozab Raza were appointed as the on-field umpires.

Pakistan is hopeful that after hosting World XI, major Test playing nations will travel to the country. As of now, Sri Lanka and Windies have agreed to play few matches in Pakistan during their upcoming bilateral series with the Green Shirts.

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The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) introduced the #CricketKiHalalala hashtag for the series.

However, Pakistan Cricket Board earlier this year in March successfully conducted the final of Pakistan Super League (PSL T20) in Lahore. The final featured number of overseas players while the likes of Kevin Pietersen and Luke Wright pulled out of the summit clash.

Pakistan Cricket Board announced Schedule of Pakistan vs World XI Independence Cup 2017 as 1st Match will played on 12th September.

Pakistan vs World XI T20 Series 2017 Schedule & Fixtures

T20I series

1st T20I

12 September 2017
Scorecard
Pakistan 
v
 World XI
Qaddafi Stadium, Lahore

2nd T20I

13 September 2017
Scorecard
Pakistan 
v
 World XI
Qaddafi Stadium, Lahore

3rd T20I

15 September 2017
Scorecard
Pakistan 
v
 World XI
Qaddafi Stadium, Lahore

Have a Look at Team Squads:

Pakistan (From): Sarfraz Ahmed(w/c), Ahmed Shehzad, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Usman Khan, Fahim Ashraf, Umar Amin, Mohammad Nawaz, Imad Wasim, Aamer Yamin, Shadab Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Hasan Ali, Rumman Raees, Sohail Khan.

World XI (From): Faf du Plessis(c), Hashim Amla, Tim Paine(w), Grant Elliott, David Miller, George Bailey, Paul Collingwood, Ben Cutting, Tamim Iqbal, Darren Sammy, Thisara Perera, Imran Tahir, Morne Morkel, Samuel Badree

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