Pakistan and Afghanistan players offer prayers ahead of the 1st T20I in UAE

Before the start of the 1st T20I, Afghanistan along with Pakistan were seen offering prayers ahead of the 1st T20I as the Ramzan month has begun. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting, prayer, reflection and community.

Zaman Khan is seen leading the prayer in a picture that quickly gained popularity on social media, with the teams of Pakistan and Afghanistan praying behind him in the stadium.

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In the first innings –

Pakistan’s 92-9 total after choosing to bat first after winning the toss ranks as their fifth-lowest score in T20 international cricket. Pakistan lost a ton of wickets during the powerplay as their top order appeared bewildered by the swinging ball. The seamers did a great job moving the new ball in both directions.

The surface helped the spinners as they applied the squeeze because it was two-paced and the Pakistani batters kept being misplayed by the surface that held in. Even though Pakistan has some excellent bowlers, they will need to do something truly miraculous to win this match moving forward.