Pakistan all set to play against Bangladesh at Bangladesh’s home soil today after 6 long years and somewhere in their mind green shirts will still have that 2015 white wash defeat by hands of Bangla Tigers. Bangladesh vs Pakistan first T20 international match is happening today at Shere Bangla National Stadium which is located in Dhaka. Looking at the recent performance of Pakistan in the T20 World Cup 2021, there are high hopes from them to do well in this tour but as they say anything can happen in the game of cricket.
Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah elected to bat first after winning the toss. Mustafizur and Taskin both are playing in this match for Bangladesh and these two bowlers can create a lot of problems for the Pakistani batters with their express pace bowling right at the start.
The first t20 match of Pakistan tour of Bangladesh 2021 will start at 1:30 PM IST
Bangladesh (Playing XI): Mohammad Naim, Saif Hassan, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Afif Hossain, Mahmudullah(c), Nurul Hasan(w), Aminul Islam, Shoriful Islam, Mahedi Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman
Pakistan (Playing XI): Mohammad Rizwan(w), Babar Azam(c), Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik, Shadab Khan, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Haris Rauf
We are expecting Bangladesh to win first t20 match against Pakistan today and toss might play the most crucial role in Bangladesh’s victory. This wicket to expected to slow down in the 2nd half of the match and if Bangladesh manages to score anything over 150+ then its definitely game on.
Bangladesh scored 127/7 in 20 overs
Pakistan scored 132/6 in 19.2 overs
Pakistan wins the match by 4 wickets