Eyeing clean-sweep, Pakistan elect to bat first in 3rd one-dayer against Afghanistan
By News Desk
August 26, 2023 02:24 PM
Aiming at clean-sweep in the three-match series, Pakistan on Saturday won the toss in third and final One-Day International against Afghanistan and decided to bat first, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
After winning the first two matches, Captain Babar Azam has opted to field the bench players in the final match.
Pakistan has made four changes as it brought in Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf and Mohammad Wasim Jr by leaving out Usama Mir, Iftikhar Ahmed, Naseem Shah and Haris Rauf.
Afghanistan also made two changes. All-rounder Azmat Omarzay was ruled out of today’s match after sustaining a side strain. He was replaced by another all-rounder Gulbadin Naib. Farid Ahmad replaced Abdul Rahman.