PAK Playing 11: The Pakistan team will lock horns against the Bangladesh team in the first fixture of T20I series between the two nations. They will be confident of their abilities after a stunning display in the T20 World Cup 2021.
In their last fixture, the Australia team defeated them in the semifinals of the T20 World Cup 2021. The batters produced another sublime performance in the field by posting a total of 176 runs on the board. The top 3 batters, Rizwan, Babar, and Fakhar scored almost all the runs. But, the bowlers could not contain runs and pick wickets to secure a victory and get to the finals.
The Pakistan team was quite impressive with their performances in the T20 World Cup 2021. A squad of 18 man has been named against the Bangladesh series. The experienced campaigner Mohammad Hafeez has opted to take rest and give opportunity to the young players to gain international experience. In place of him, Iftikhar Ahmed has been chosen. While the players like Shahnawaz Dahani and Usman Qadir, who were the travelling reserves with the team in T20 World Cup 2021, have been included in the squad. In the middle order, Haider ALi and Khushdil Shah can be given a chance to prove themselves in the international circuit.
PAK Playing 11 (likely)
1. Mohammad Rizwan (wk)
2. Babar Azam (c)
3. Fakhar Zaman
4. Haider Ali
5. Khushdil Shah
6. Asif Ali
7. Shadab Khan
8. Imad Wasim
9. Hasan Ali
10. Haris Rauf
11. Shaheen Afridi
Pakistan Squad: Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain) Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Junior, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani, Shoaib Malik, Usman Qadir
1. Fakhar Zaman
The top order player has displayed terrific ball striking capabilities in the white ball cricket. If he remain in the crease for longer period of time, the bowlers can be thrashed all around the park.
2. Babar Azam
The opening batsman and captain of the Pakistan team is the no.1 T20 batsman in the world and was the highest run getter in the T20 World Cup as well. He will surely be the best pick of this fixture.
3. Usman Qadir
The talented bowler is expected to play this match in a pitch assisting the spinners. In 16 T20I matches, Usman has scalped 20 wickets and can be a differential pick for your fantasy team.
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4. Haris Rauf
The fast bowler was one of the best performers in the T20 World Cup with his raw pace and variations. In 29 appearances in the T20I format, Haris has picked up 36 wickets.
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