Faf du Plessis, the World XI captain, chose to bowl in front of an expectant crowd at the Gaddafi Stadium, where the first T20I against Pakistan got underway
Sarfraz Ahmed, the Pakistan captain, chose to bowl first in the third and final T20I against West Indies in Abu Dhabi
Aug 24 (Reuters) - South Africa's Faf du Plessis will captain a World XI in a three-match T20 series in Pakistan next month as top-level cricket returns to the country, the International Cricket Council confirmed on Thursday.
South Africa's T20I captain Faf du Plessis believes his team is in a good space heading into the World T20, thanks mainly to the form of AB de Villiers, and the familiarity of the conditions at the Wankhede Stadium
Faf du Plessis has been named captain of the World XI squad to travel to Pakistan to play three T20Is in Lahore next month