Pakistan vs West Indies 1st T20 Live: Rain delay start, West Indies to bat first

WI vs PAK 1st T20 Live: Rain delays start; Match reduced to 9-overs per side – Follow live updates – Pakistan team captain Babar Azam won the toss and elected to field first against West Indies in the first T20I of the four-match series here at the Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados on Wednesday. Pakistan’s Mohammad Wasim, the 19-year-old seamer, will be making his international debut in the first T20I.

WI vs PAK 1st T20 Live – Preview: Babar Azam led Pakistan are coming back off a series loss to England and are facing West Indies who are in red hot form having defeated Australia at home. With T20 World Cup coming, both sides are aiming to find their best combination and the four-match series will be an important one for both sides.

Pakistan are The first of the four T20Is between Windies and Pakistan will be played at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados tomorrow evening, July 28. The Babar Azam-led side will play four T20Is and two test matches on their month-long tour to the Caribbean.

Pakistan are giving a debut to 19-year-old all-rounder Mohammad Wasim in a side which shows two other changes from the team which concluded the three-match T20I series in England earlier this month.

Sharjeel Khan comes in at the top of the order while Azam Khan slots into the middle-order.

Teams

West Indies: Kieron Pollard (captain), Evin Lewis, Lendl Simmons, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran (wicketkeeper), Andre Russell, Jason Holder, Dwayne Bravo, Hayden Walsh, Akeal Hosein

Pakistan: Babar Azam (captain), Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper), Mohammad Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman, Azam Khan, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Wasim, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Qadir