As Bangladesh’s key bowlers, Shakib Al Hasan news (key) and Taskin Ahmad (key), return from injury, the hosts try to stop a clean sweep by Pakistan in the second Test in Dhaka.
As the hosts try to stop a clean sweep by Pakistan, Shakib Al Hasan news (key Bangladesh ), and Taskin Ahmed (injured), the hosts will be able to field key Bangladesh players Shakib Al Hasan and Taskin Ahmad. After being defeated by eight wickets in Chittagong where they missed a strike bowler, Bangladesh leads the two-match Test series by 1-0. In their Twenty20 series, the hosts were also whitewashed 3-0 by Pakistan. Bangladesh has won five of the seven Tests they have played at Dhaka’s Mirpur Stadium, beating Australia and England, giving them the confidence to win the Test there on Saturday.
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Mominul Haque, Skipper, hopes for Mirpur pitch conditions to match those in Chittagong where Bangladesh was competitive for the first four days.
“I prefer wickets such as this. Mominul stated after the loss of the first Test that she believed we had a perfectly flat wicket.
Bangaldesh’s left arm spinner Taijul Islam won a decisive battle to win 7-116 in the opening innings.
Abid Ali and Abdullah Shafique’s 151-run opening stand secured Pakistan a win that was ultimately comfortable.
After suffering a hamstring injury during the Twenty20 World Cup last month, Taijul’s regular spin partner Shakib was unable to compete.
Shakib was selected in the first Test squad in hopes that he would be able to recover in time. However, he was later ruled out.
Bangladesh also lost the services of Taskin, the pace bowler after he sustained a finger injury in the Twenty20 international against Pakistan on November 22.
Taskin was in excellent Test form after his return to the side following a four-year absence. He picked up 11 wickets in three matches.
The hosts are likely to make a number of changes for the second Test. Opening batsman Saif Hazn is currently ill.
Bangladesh selectors have named a 19-member squad in consideration of the New Zealand series, which will be played two days after the Dhaka Test.
Abid Ali, Pakistan’s batsman, said that previous wins do not count. He scored 133 runs and 91 runs in his first Test.
He said, “It will all be a new day” and that it was important to keep a positive outlook.
Pakistan is ranked second in the World Test Championship table.
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Bangladesh squad,Mominul Hasan (captain), ShadmanIslam, Najmul Hossain Shawto, Mushfiqur Rohim, Shakib Allan, Shakib Al Hasan.
Pakistan squad:Babar Azam (captain), Mohammad Rizwan, Abdullah Shafique, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Bilal Asif, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Kamran Ghulam, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Zahid Mahmood.