Bangladesh will be desperate to level the two-match series when they play Pakistan in the second and final game on Saturday in Dhaka.
Bangladesh’s Test squad for the second Test includes all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and pacer Taskin Ahmed. Captain Mominul Haque will be hoping that his team can learn from their mistakes and perform better in Dhaka.
Pakistan Captain Babar Azam, on the other hand, will be pleased with his team’s performance against Bangladesh. In this series finale, the visitors must avoid complacency and play their best cricket.
The match will be held at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka beginning December 4th, 2021.
Match Details to Note
Match: Bangladesh vs Pakistan, 2nd Test, Pakistan Tour of Bangladesh, 2021
Date: December 04, 2021 (Saturday)
Time: 9:30 AM IST
Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
Bangladesh vs Pakistan Team Previews
The hosts are expected to make three changes, with Shakib Al Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, and Nayeem Hasan replacing Yasir Ali, Abu Jayed, and Nurul Hasan.
In the batting department, the team will look to Shadman Islam, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mominul Haque, Liton Das, and Shakib Al Hasan to make significant contributions with the bat.
Liton Das, Bangladesh’s wicket-keeper batsman, was the standout performer with the bat, finishing the innings with a top-score of 114 runs off 233 balls, thanks to eleven fours and one six. Mushfiqur Rahim, who scored 91 runs off 225 balls with eleven boundaries, was an excellent supporter.
Nayeem Hasan, Shakib Al Hasan, Mehidy Hasan, and Taijul Islam will be relied on to provide crucial breakthroughs in the bowling department.
Bangladesh Test Squad
Mominul Haque (c), Shadman Islam, Saif Hassan, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Liton Das, Yasir Ali, Nurul Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Ebadot Hossain, Abu Jayed, Nayeem Hasan, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Rejaur Rahman Raja, Khaled Ahmed, Shohidul Islam, Mohammad Naim
Predicted XI: Mominul Haque (c), Shakib Al Hasan, Shadman Islam, Mushfiqur Rahim, Saif Hassan, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Liton Das (wk), Mehidy Hasan, Taijul Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Nayeem Hasan
For this game, the visitors may make one change, as Sajid Khan may be replaced by Zahid Mehmood. The big positive from the first game was Pakistan’s openers Abdullah Shafique and Abid Ali scoring heavily. Debutant Abdullah Shafique excelled for Pakistan in the first Test, scoring half-centuries in both innings.
In the batting department, the team will look to opener Abid Ali, rookie Abdullah Shafique; and the middle-order trio of Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, and Babar Azam to deliver significant scores in this final game.
Abid Ali was the standout performer with the bat in the first Test; finishing the innings with a top-score of 133 runs off 282 balls, thanks to twelve fours and two sixes. He was well supported by debutant Abdullah Shafique, who hit two fours and two sixes to score 52 runs off 166 balls.
In the face of a 202-run target, openers Abid Ali and Abdullah Shafique put on a 151-run partnership for the first wicket. For Pakistan, Abid Ali maintained his good form and finished the innings with a top-score of 91 runs off 148 balls, including twelve fours. Abdullah Shafique, who scored 73 runs off 129 balls with eight fours and one six, provided solid support.
Hasan Ali, Nauman Ali, Faheem Ashraf, and Shaheen Shah Afridi will be relied on to make crucial breakthroughs in the bowling department.
Hasan Ali and Shaheen Shah Afridi bowled extremely well, taking 14 wickets between them.
Pakistan Test Squad
Babar Azam (c), 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
Predicted XI: Babar Azam (c), Fawad Alam, Abdullah Shafique, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Zahid Mehmood, Nauman Ali
Bangladesh vs Pakistan Toss Prediction
Both teams will hope to win the toss, bat first, and post a respectable total in their first innings.
Pitch and Weather Conditions
The second and final Test between Bangladesh and Pakistan will be held at Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium. Pakistan will be encouraged by the fact that they have won their previous two Tests against Bangladesh.
With a favourable weather forecast, the wicket prepared at Shere Bangla National Stadium will aid spinners.
Bangladesh vs Pakistan Head to Head
Team Bangladesh has lost all 12 of the matches played between these two teams. Bangladesh has a poor record against Pakistan. We anticipate that this trend will continue. Bangladesh All-Rounders have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while Pakistan batsmen have earned the most.
Bangladesh vs Pakistan Match Prediction
Pakistan will be favourites to win their second and final game against Bangladesh based on their current form. The visitors will be eager to deliver another clinical performance after the likes of Shaheen Shah Afridi, Hasan Ali, and Abid Ali excelled in the previous game.
Pakistan is the favourite to beat Bangladesh at the odds of 1.15.
- Pakistan defeated Bangladesh comprehensively in the first Test at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium.
- In the first Test at Chattogram, Pakistan’s Abid Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi, and Hasan Ali all delivered match-winning performances.
- Liton Das, Taijul Islam, and Mushfiqur Rahim all put in solid performances for Bangladesh in a losing cause.
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