Tournament hosts England defeat South Africa by 104 runs in the opening game. Australia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and West Indies also make up the 10-team tournament.
Pakistan will on home soil host the West Indies in a three-match Twenty20 series every year for the next five years.
The hosting of the short series is a major step towards convincing international teams to begin touring Pakistan again, with Sri Lanka already due to play a Twenty20 match in Lahore on October 29.
As Eng vs W Indies starts, a new manufacturer of the pink cricket ball comes into play. Grappling with the new ball isn’t all that turns British standards on their head. The format also begs the question: when is it appropriate to have a cuppa?
Climbing to the top of the ICC Test rankings has been a long and arduous journey, but the real challenge for Pakistan is to remain at the pinnacle of test cricket.
A superb bowling spell by Mitchell Marsh limited effort of West Indies to fight back
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