Pakistan will clash with the West Indies for the last chance to enter the semifinals. So is the case for West Indies, who are the defending champions of Twenty20 World Cup.
VENUE: The crucial match will be played at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur in Bangladesh
TIME: Match starts at 6.30 pm Bangladesh Time; 7.30 pm Pakistan Time; 13.30 GMT;
Where to Watch Live:
Following TV channels in respective countries will show the match live:
Pakistan – Ten Sports; PTV Sports; Australia: Fox Sports
India – Star Sports 2; Star Sports 3, Star Sports HD1; UK – Sky Sports 2; Afghanistan – Lemar TV; Sri Lanka – CSN; Bangladesh – Bangladesh TV; UAE – OSN Sports Cricket; Africa – Supersports 2;
Online Live Streaming Information:
In Pakistan, click HERE / HERE.
In the US cricket fans watch it HERE.
In the UK, visitors can click HERE
In the Middle East, click HERE
In South Africa, Africa, click HERE
In Australia, click HERE
In Latin America HERE
In Europe, click HERE
In Sri Lanka, click HERE
In Canada, visit website HERE.
For LIVE SCORE, visit ESPNCricinfo.com.
Pakistan has never missed the chance to play the semifinals and are vying for the rank this time too, while the defending champion West Indies is ready for a showdown for the same status.
The Tuesday match will decide whether Pakistan or the West Indies will go to the semifinal of the ICC World Twenty20 2014 as the second-placed team from Group 2, behind India.
The crucial Tuesday match will be a test of nerves, whoever handles it better will win as it is must-win game for both teams. Essentially, it will be a battle between Pakistan’s bowling and West Indies’ batting.
While Pakistan appears to be the favourite, the West Indies will try to retain its defending champion status.Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shehzad shook off the lethargy in their match against Bangladesh on Sunday afternoon, but Kamran Akmal and Mohammad Hafeez have proved futile. With Badree, Narine and Santokie bowling in West Indies side, Pakistan needs to be careful though.
More than that, who wins the toss and chooses to field first and then chase runs madly will decide the winner tomorrow. Both stand equal chance to win.
West Indies coach Saqlain Mushtaq was confident about his bowlers. “I always tell my spinners that God gave us two eyes, use them,” said Saqlain on match eve. “With one eye, judge your own strength and with the other, look at the weakness of the others. You ask who the best spinners are, the ICC rankings have given the answer — Narine and Badree. Tomorrow’s match will be won by the team with better self-belief.”
Prediction: If Pakistan wins toss and opts for fielding, then there is scope for a great India-Pakistan match again.
Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad, Kamran Akmal (wk), Mohammad Hafeez (capt), Umar Akmal, Shoaib Malik, Sobaih Maqsood, Shahid Afridi, Sohail Tanvir, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Zulfiqar Babar, Bilawal Bhatti, Mohammad Talha, Sharjeel Khan, Junaid Khan.
West Indies: Dwayne Smith, Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels, Lendl Simmons, Dwayne Bravo, Darren Sammy (capt), Andre Russell, Denesh Ramdin (wk), Sunil Narine, Samuel Badree, Krishmar Santokie, Ravi Rampaul, Johnson Charles, Andre Fletcher, Sheldon Cottrell.