Pakistan to host first ever Twenty20 match between T20 nations
T20 leagues around the world are set to see their first-ever Twenty20 clash between two T20 sides in 2019.
With the Twenty20 World Cup just around the corner, Pakistan is one of the teams who have already qualified for the 2019 edition.
With the 2019 tournament already in the books, Pakistan has been awarded a slot in the T20 World League which will start in December.
The T20L will be the last in the current World Cup format and it is expected to see a host of teams battling for a spot.
The league will see four teams in the tournament and Pakistan will be among the four.
The other three teams in Group B are England, India and South Africa.
Pakistan will take on South Africa in the first round.
The tournament will feature 20 T20 matches and a single Twenty20 Twenty20I game between Pakistan and England.
It will also be the first T20 tournament between Pakistan’s domestic league, Sindh Lameen (SL), and its domestic league Islamabad, Pakistan’s first domestic T20 league, Lameel (PL).
The two leagues will be joined by the three T20I international tournaments between Pakistan, England and South Korea.
The T20League has been set up to bring more international T20 players to Pakistan.
T20 has become a popular game for Pakistan’s youth, who have excelled in it in recent years.
It has been played in Lahore, Lahore-based city where the T-League team will play its matches, which is the same venue that hosted the T10 World Cup.
This will be their first T40 event.
The Pakistan T20 team will face off against South Africa, a side which has been in the top four of the T40 tournament every year since its inception in 2015.
The South African team will be led by the current South African Test captain, Chris Gayle.
South Africa has won all four T20s it has played.
There have been four T40 matches between South Africa and Pakistan.
Pakistan has also been invited to the 2019 T20 Asian Cup and the 2019 ICC Champions Trophy.
The Pakistan T-20 team, which will be coached by former South African international Chris Gayles, will play the Asian Cup.
It is not yet known if the Pakistan T60 team will also take part in the 2019 Asian Cup, but the ICC Champions trophy is not scheduled to be held in 2019, as the 2019 event has already been scheduled for December.