Bangladesh received the toss and elected to bat first towards Pakistan within the first Check of the two-match sequence in Chittagong.
So far as the head-to-head report goes, Pakistan have performed three sequence in Bangladesh and received 5 of the six Assessments. Pakistan’s final win got here in Dhaka, in Could 2015, after they trounced Bangladesh by 328 runs.
The Males in Inexperienced, recent off a powerful T20 World Cup marketing campaign, rapidly disregarded their disappointing semi-final loss towards Australia by registering a powerful 3-Zero victory over hosts Bangladesh.
It is going to be a particular debut for Abdullah Shafique, who will make his debut towards Bangladesh in immediately’s match. The proper-handed batsman, who has impressed in Pakistan’s home cricket to date, has been chosen by skipper Babar Azam to play as an alternative of the extra skilled left-handed batsman Imam-ul-Haq.
Pakistan: Babar Azam (captain), Mohammad Rizwan (vice-captain, wicketkeeper), Abdullah Shafique, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Hasan Ali, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan and Shaheen Shah Afridi
Bangladesh: Saif Hassan, Shadman Islam, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mominul Haque (capt), Mushfiqur Rahim, Yasir Ali, Liton Das (wk), Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Abu Jayed, Ebadot Hossain