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Bangladesh cricket team arrives Lahore amid tight security


Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

23rd Jan, 2020. 12:07 am
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Bangladesh Cricket team

The Bangladesh cricket team arrived at Allama Iqbal International airport Lahore on Wednesday.

According to the details, Both the teams will play three Twenty20s in Lahore, it is Bangladesh’s first tour of Pakistan in almost 12 years.

Bangladesh last played in Pakistan in 2008 when it lost an ODI series 5-0 and a one-off Twenty20.

Bangladesh will play three T20Is on January 24, 25 and 27 at the Gaddafi Stadium.

These two sides featured in the first and only T20I on Pakistani soil in April 2008, which the hosts, captained by Shoaib Malik, won by 102 runs.

Their most recent fixture was in 2016 during the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2016 in India in which Pakistan, captained by Shahid Afrid, beat Bangladesh by 55 runs.

In the 10 matches between the two sides in the shortest format, Pakistan have come out victorious eight times, while Bangladesh’s both the victories came at home in 2014-15 and 2015-16 by seven and five wickets, respectively.

Friday contest will mark the eleventh T20I between Pakistan and Bangladesh, and their nations will be led by Babar Azam, top-ranked T20I batsman, and Mahmudullah.

Squad for T20 Is:

1.   Babar Azam (captain)

2.   Ahsan Ali

3.   Amad Butt

4.   Haris Rauf

5.   Iftikhar Ahmed

6.   Imad Wasim

7.   Khushdil Shah

8.   Mohammad Hafeez

9.   Mohammad Hasnain

10.   Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper)

11.   Musa Khan

12.   Shadab Khan

13.   Shaheen Shah Afridi

14.   Shoaib Malik

15.   Usman Qadir

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