Pakistan expected to make changes against Zimbabwe

After a thrashing defeat taken by the hands of the Australians the Pakistani side is likely to make some changes in the team. There is every chance that Mohammad Hafeez will be dropped from the Pakistan team and in his place some other batsman would be given a chance. Mohammad Amir who did not play the first two games is likely to play the third one. Pakistan will have to win this game in order to ensure their chances for the final. Australia is playing really well and they have almost cemented their place in the finals. Pakistan will have to win their game against Zimbabwe tomorrow. If the win comes then Pakistan will be likely to play the finals against Australia then the probabilities for the final would change. There will either be Pakistan or Zimbabwe playing this last game of the tri nation series.

Mohammad Hafeez was not been able to contribute in both the games with the bat which was his primary task. With the ball against Zimbabwe he picked up two wickets but against Australia he could not take a wicket. With the bat he did not even score a double figure. So he was a failure in the first two games. Now the pressure is on him. Hafeez is making a comeback into the team. He was not a part of the limited overs cricket. Now he has to perform somehow else he would be taken out of the Pakistan team for a long time. His bowling action was cleared by the ICC but even with the ball he looked rusty. He was not been able to make a solid impact in the games that he has played so far. Also there is a chance that the coach and skipper might not drop him and play the whole series with him in order to make themselves assured before making the final call.

Mohammad Amir not being playing eleven part is something hard to understand. Usman played the first two games and he could not make much of an impact. Against Australia he leaked a lot of runs as well. Pakistan needs a fast bowler who can make an impact with the new ball. Amir though not certain but still has a better chance of doing it rather than Usman. Now Usman is not a bad bowler at all but he could not get much from the wicket and the next two games are very crucial. The Pakistani team will have to win at least one that is against Zimbabwe in order to qualify for the finals. The Zimbabweans will be looking for a win as well. So both the sides are in for a tough competition and we are certain the some good quality cricket will be seen tomorrow.



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