Bangladesh demeanour to Shakib for turnaround

Bangladesh demeanour to Shakib for turnaround


Match facts

March 4, 2014

Start time 1400 internal (0800 GMT)

Shakib Al Hasan picked adult a integrate of discerning wickets, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st T20, Chittagong, Feb 12, 2014

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Pakistan’s one-wicket win opposite India has put them in a clever position. A feat opposite Bangladesh on Wednesday will sign their place in a Asia Cup final, and their opponents are underneath extensive vigour since of a fibre of waste and other controversies.

Bangladesh will bank on Shakib Al Hasan, who will lapse from a three-ODI suspension. He will strengthen a center sequence that is pang since of Nasir Hossain’s bad form, yet a vigour on Bangladesh’s tip 3 will remain. Anamul Haque unsuccessful opposite Afghanistan and he could have a new opening partner in Imrul Kayes, if a group government decides Shamsur Rahman’s strike-rate is too low.

While Nasir’s form is a concern, Bangladesh have not lonesome for him. They chose batting allrounder Mahmudullah as deputy for a harmed offspinner Sohag Gazi, notwithstanding him being forsaken from a strange Asia Cup patrol after creation usually 6 runs in a 3 shared ODIs opposite Sri Lanka. Since Mahmudullah has transposed a dilettante offspinner, he will be approaching to perform a purpose and yield batting cover.

Pace bowling is also a regard in Mashrafe Mortaza’s absence. Rubel Hossain has had to lead a conflict yet his new-ball partner has kept changing. Shafiul Islam and Al-Amin Hossain are a options opposite Pakistan, as Bangladesh hunt for a right combination.

Pakistan, on a other hand, have distant fewer worries. They will wish their openers Sharjeel Khan and Ahmed Shehzad to measure runs, instead of withdrawal a shortcoming to a center order, that has been in form. The Pakistan government reliable Mohammad Talha was fit to play, and with Umar Gul and Junaid Khan, a gait conflict will Test Bangladesh.

The final diversion between these sides was a 2012 Asia Cup final, that Bangladesh mislaid by dual runs. The hosts will have to lift their diversion significantly to run Pakistan that tighten again.

Form guide

(Completed matches, many new first)

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Mominul Haque finished 50 opposite Afghanistan yet got out usually when a group compulsory his participation during a double during a essential period. He has been in form during No. 3 yet struggles to modify starts into defining innings in ODIs.

Ahmed Shehzad has threatened to measure large yet hasn’t finished so in a initial dual games. This is his third event in this tournament, and his knowledge in Bangladesh domestic cricket could assistance him succeed.

Team news

Because of questions about a joining of 4 players in a Bangldesh group that played Afghanistan, all a patrol members mount a possibility to play. Shakib will really reinstate Naeem Islam while Shamsur’s place is also underneath scrutiny.

Bangladesh (possible): 1 Anamul Haque (wk), 2 Shamsur Rahman/Imrul Kayes, 3 Mominul Haque, 4 Mushfiqur Rahim (capt), 5 Shakib Al Hasan, 6 Nasir Hossain, 7 Ziaur Rahman, 8 Mahmudullah, 9 Arafat Sunny, 10 Abdur Razzak/Al-Amin Hossain, 11 Rubel Hossain.

Mohammad Talha pulled adult with a leg damage opposite India and competence be given a rest, yet a government says he is fit to play. Sharjeel Khan harmed his feet while fielding yet he batted opposite India.

Pakistan (possible): 1 Sharjeel Khan, 2 Ahmed Shehzad, 3 Mohammad Hafeez, 4 Misbah-ul-Haq (capt), 5 Sohaib Maqsood, 6 Umar Akmal, 7 Shahid Afridi, 8 Umar Gul, 9 Mohammad Talha/Bilawal Bhatti, 10 Saeed Ajmal, 11 Junaid Khan.

Pitch and conditions

No matter that representation is used, a conditions will not change much. Pakistan’s quicks were means to remove rebound opposite India, yet Bangladesh will wish for a slower wicket.

Stats and trivia

  • Among a stream players, Shahid Afridi has many runs and wickets – 468 runs and 32 wickets in Bangladesh-Pakistan ODIs.

  • Among a Bangladesh players, usually Shakib Al Hasan and Nasir Hossain have scored ODI hundreds opposite Pakistan


“I consider one of their categorical players, Shakib, comes back. He was blank in a initial dual games. They are a good side in their possess conditions. We are not relaxed, do the basis right and try to win that game.”
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq

“We have to give additional bid opposite any team, either it is Pakistan or any other team. Tomorrow is a large event to urge on the performance.”
Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim

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