A meaningful prelude
September 5, 2012Start time 2000 (1600 GMT)Big Picture
The ICC’s rankings would suggest that Pakistan (6th) and Australia (9th) will be competing for the minor placings at the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka that follows this series. Yet the talent and aggression contained within both sides is considerable, and will be on full display over the next three matches in Dubai as Mohammad Hafeez and George Bailey, the two captains, decide on their best T20 combinations before the big tournament.
Pakistan’s best in the format has been proven good enough to lift the world title, as proven…
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