Bangladesh vs Pakistan 1st T20I Match Prediction. Bangladesh played in the first round in the T20 World Cup and passed for the Super 12s. What happened next was a disappointing show for them as they were disappointed to win a single game in the Super 12 stage. They have been excellent at home in the smallest format and will look to continue developing their record.
Pakistan began in the T20 World Cup as preferences. They had a spectacular start to the championship and passed for the semi-finals without suffering from a single game. They surpassed the likes of India, New Zealand in the group stages.
They challenged Australia in the semi-final and experienced a heart-breaking end as Matthew Wade played a splendid cameo to drive Australia to the final. They will be excited to turn the tables round in the series against Bangladesh. Babar Azam will proceed to lead Pakistan. They have added pacer Shahnawaz Dahani and spinner Usman Qadir in the company and fans might see them get an opening in the T20I series. They will be careful of the Bangladesh challenge and will look to save their most beneficial foot forward in the initial game of the series.
Match: Bangladesh vs Pakistan, 1st T20I, Bangladesh vs Pakistan T20I series
Date: November 19, 2021,
Time: 01:30 PM IST
Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
The pitch at Shere Bangla National Stadium is on the slower side. The batters need to be stable at the beginning of their sessions and can play their blows more easily once set on the crease. The spinners will play a big role on this cover.
Sunny skies will embrace both sides on Friday. The temperature in Dhaka is anticipated to range between 20 and 30 degrees Celsius. but the humidity will be just above average. Thus there is no forecast for rain throughout this game.
Mohammad Naim, Saif Hassan, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mahmudullah (c), Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan (wk), Mahedi Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Nasum Ahmed, Shoriful Islam
Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Fakhar Zaman, Shoaib Malik, Haider Ali, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi
Matches- 12, Pakistan- 10, Bangladesh- 2, Tied- 0
Babar Azam (Pakistan)
The Pakistan skipper has been one of the most central teeth of Pakistan’s cavity. He has been observed in excellent form lately. The batter completed as the top runner of the T20 World Cup 2021. Babar Azam secured 303 runs from 6 matches at an average of 60.60. His additions to the top order will be important for Pakistan.
The spinner seemed in fine touch in the recently concluded T20 World Cup. The spinner scalped nine wickets from six matches at a healthy economy rate. As the pitch of the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium is expected to be inclined towards the spinners, he can chip in with important breakthroughs for the side. Besides, he has a plethora of experience under his sleeves that further presents itself as a big positive for Pakistan.
Bangladesh has a splendid record at home in the smallest format in modern times. Pakistan had an unbelievable run in the 2021 T20 World Cup and the upcoming T20I series promises to be a cracking one.