A must win game of Bangladesh vs Pakistan is going to start soon. Both teams are in must win situation to make their advancement in the first ever T20 edition of Asia Cup 2016. Bangladesh has an edge over Pakistan with 2 wins in their 3 matches while Pakistan has won only 1 match out of their 2 matches.
Bangladesh has an edge over Pakistan for their support from home crowd but at the same time, it is a pressure that they have to face to win against the rivals.
Pakistan will be focusing its batting as they have not seen any positive from batting line up yet. Both openers Sharjeel Khan and Muhammad Hafeez looked under pressure against a weak bowling attack of UAE.
Afridi eleven got out for just 83 runs against India in their first ever match of the tournament on Saturday last week. They also lose their first 3 wickets for jut 17 runs against UAE. Thanks to Umer Akmal and Shoaib Malik who brought Pakistan out of the difficult time with their sensible batting.
According to coach Waqar Younis, Pakistan needs to be very careful in their batting and should give something to bowler to defend a match.
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No doubt Pakistan has the world’s best bowling attack at the moment but the bowling attack needs some score on the board to defend as said by former fastest bowler in cricket, Shoaib Akhtar.
A tweet by Shoaib Akhtar before Pakistan vs Bangladesh match
Amir is an asset what a bowling spell by him ..Pakistan batting needs to score runs somehow I don’t how but they have to now..
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) February 27, 2016
According to news sources, Pakistan will be sending Sharjeel Khan and Khurram Manzoor as an opener and keep Muhammad Hafeez on one down position. Muhammad Nawaz may also sit in the dug out as Immad Wasim will be replacing him in today’s match.
This must win game will be decide how Pakistan give hope to his millions of fans for World Cup T20. Match will start at 6:30 PST.
Asia Cup Standings:
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