Bangladesh has won the toss and decided to bat first in the final T20 against Pakistan played in Dhaka today.
Pakistan has included former skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shahnawaz Dahani (debut), Iftikhar Ahmed, and Usman Qadir in playing XI for the last match in place of Fakhar Zaman, Shoaib Malik, Shaheen Shah Afridi, and Shadab Khan.
On the other hand, Bangladesh has also made three changes bringing in Shamim Hossain, Shahidul Islam (debut), and Nasum Ahmed in place of Saif Hassan, Mustafizur Rahman, and Shoriful Islam.
Bangladesh’s bowling line-up has troubled the Pakistani batters but their insipid batting has failed them and helped the Men in Green win the series.
Pakistan, 2-0 up, will be comfortable heading into today’s match but skipper Babar Azam will be looking to continue the side’s winning momentum.
T20Skipper Babar Azam has failed to find his form in the T20 series against Bangladesh so far, failing to score big on both previous occasions.
Iftikhar Ahmed was included in former Pakistan captain and veteran all-rounder Shoaib Malik’s place, who will not be featuring in the playing XI squad today as his son has fallen ill.
Pakistan’s bowlers have so far impressed in the series, with Hasan Ali doing the trick in the first T20 with three wickets while Shaheen Afridi took up the baton in the second T20 when Hasan was rested and managed to rattle the Bangladeshi batters.
Bangladesh: Mohammad Naim, Shamim Hossain, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Afif Hossain, Mahmudullah (capt), Nurul Hasan (wk), Mahedi Hasan, Aminul Islam, Shohidul Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Nasum Ahmed
Pakistan: Babar Azam (capt), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Haider Ali, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Usman Qadir, Haris Rauf, Shahnawz Dahani.