Dubai (Web Desk): Australia won the toss and decided to field first against Pakistan in the second semi-final of the ICC’s T20 World Cup at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Thursday.
Earlier today, Pakistan breathed a sigh of relief as Mohammad Rizwan and Shoaib Malik were declared fit to play against Australia.
In an update, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said that a medical panel reviewed their fitness and okayed their participation in the crucial encounter.
On Wednesday, Daryl Mitchell smashed an unbeaten 72 to lead New Zealand into their first-ever Twenty20 World Cup final with a thrilling five-wicket victory over England.
Australia: David Warner, Aaron Finch (capt), Mitchell Marsh, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade (wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood
Pakistan: Babar Azam (capt), Mohammad Rizwan, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf