PAK Playing 11: The 2nd T20I of the bilateral series between Pakistan and Bangladesh team will take place at Dhaka on 20 November. The Pakistan team are ranked 3rd, while Bangladesh are at 8th position in the in the T20I rankings
In their 1st T20I, the Pakistan team were impressive enough with their efforts to win the match in a close encounter. The bowlers like Hasan Ali and Mohamamd Wasim Junior scalped 3 and 2 wickets respectively to contain the opposition for a score of 127 runs. Then, the batting order fumbled, but the contribution of 34 each from Fakhar Zaman and Khushdil Shah, and hitting from Shadab Khan and Mohamamad Nawaz helped the team to secure a win.
It was a nerve wracking victory for the Pakistan team in the 1st T20I against Bangladesh. The opening batters of the team, Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam failed to provide a good start to the team. But, the resilience of Fakhar Zaman and Khushdil Shah paved way for them to lay a strong platform. Then, the quickfire innings from Shadab and Nawaz helped the team to cross the line in the last over.
In the 2nd T20I, the team can make a single change in the Playing 11. In place of Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali can be included to bolster the already strong batting attack of the touring party.
PAK Playing 11 (likely)
1. Mohammad Rizwan (wk)
2. Babar Azam (c)
3. Fakhar Zaman
4. Haider Ali
5. Khushdil Shah
6. Shoaib Malik/ Asif Ali
7. Shadab Khan
8. Mohammad Nawaz
9. Hasan Ali
10. Haris Rauf
11. Mohammad Wasim Jr
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 batsman was impressive with his contribution of 34 in the 1st T20I, and can be your captain pick due to his consistency in the T20 format.
2. Mohammad Rizwan
One of the most prolific run scorers for the Pakistan team this year, Rizwan can definitely be one of your picks. Although he failed in the 1st T20I, he is bound to make a comeback.
3. Shadab Khan
The leg spinner has a fine economy of 7.20 in the T20Is, while picking up 68 wickets. In the 1st T20I, he scored 21 runs off 10 balls well to win the match for the team.
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4. Mohammad Wasim Jr
The speedster has been impressive with his wicket taking abilites in the domestic circuit. In the 1st T20I, he picked 2 wickets by giving only 24 runs off 4 overs.
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