2009 ICC world T20 winner Pakistan team is underdog against inform Bangladesh Cricket Team. Recently the Bangla Tigers beat Pakistan in the One-Day International series by 3-0 which really be helpful for them in prospects of Morale booster for today’s twenty20 match.
Bangladesh team hasn’t played single 20-20 match from past one year and so, hence it may be a drawback for them as not so much familiar with T20 format. They didn’t win so much twenty20 matches in their history but today they must be looking to create history by defeating Pakistan in a row for the fourth time in past 7-8 days.
Shahid Afridi’s return as skipper of the side will guide inexperienced Pakistan team in Friday’s crucial t20. PAK will be playing this match for their pride and register first win on the tour. Sarfraz Ahmed, Ahmed Shahzad, Haris Sohail and Saad Nasim are the key players in Pakistan’s today’s probable playing squad at Dhaka.
Wahab Riaz, Umar Gul, Sohail Tanvir and Saeed Ajmal have to bowl well in this eventful twenty20 match as Bangladeshi batsmen are in great touch and they scored some brilliant centuries in ODI series that help team to claim the series win. Pakistan had great hopes from champion spinner Ajmal before starting of the tour but he’s completely flopped throughout the tour so far.
Bangladeshi players played him so well in One-Day series and scored good runs at great pace against him. So it will be interesting to watch how things go in today’s 4 overs of Ajmal. Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim will be the key batsmen for Bangladesh in the only twenty20 clash as all these players were in great form throughout ODI series.
All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will have to contribute from bat and ball if Bangladesh is looking to win tonight. Captain Mashrafe Mortaza, Arafat Sunny, Taskin Ahmed and Nasir Hossain are going to be vital bowlers to stop Pakistani batsmen scoring runs. Let’s have a look at the probable playing line-ups for Pakistan vs Bangladesh t20 match today.
Expected Playing 11s
|Mashrafe Mortaza (Captain)||Shahid Afridi (Captain)|
|Tamim Iqbal||Haris Sohail|
|Soumya Sarkar||Sarfraz Ahmed|
|Mushfiqur Rahim||Saad Nasim|
|Sabbir Rahman||Mukhtar Ahmed|
|Shakib Al Hasan||Wahab Riaz|
|Taskin Ahmed||Mohammad Rizwan|
|Mustafizur Rahman||Umar Gul|
|Nasir Hossain||Sohail Tanvir|
|Arafat Sunny||Saeed Ajmal|
Bangladesh will be favorites to win today and as per Sports Mirchi predictions they have 55 percent chances over Pakistan.