On the other hand, Pakistan also posseses a potent bowling attack with Umar Gul, Shahid Afridi, Saeed Ajmal and the new left arm slow bowler, Raza Hasan, who has been earning praises for his bowling. It is the spinners of the Pakistan team that can stifle the Sri Lankan bowlers. Perhaps, Pakistan has the best bowling attack among the four teams that have qualified for the semis.
Imran Nazir would play a very important role in the match. If he scores runs thick and fast, then it is going to make things difficult for the Sri Lankan bowlers. Apart from Nazir, they have the Akmal brothers and talented left-hander Nasir Jamshed, who has quickly earned a name in international cricket.
Pakistan, the 2009 champions look strong an opposition for the hosts. These two teams know one another's positive and negative points so the team which is able to outthink and outdo the other will reach the finals of the 2012 T20 World Cup.
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