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Pakistan batting first in tri-series opener vs Bangladesh

Pakistan has been put in to bat by Bangladesh after winning toss in tri-series opener in Christchurch

By Sports Desk
October 07, 2022
Pakistan has been put in as Banglades decided to take the bowling. Reporter
Pakistan has been put in as Banglades decided to take the bowling. Reporter

CHRISTCHURCH: Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bowl first against Pakistan in the opener of the tri-nation series at the Hagley Oval stadium on Friday.

Babar Azam is leading the Men in Green. Vice-Captain Shadab Khan is also part of the playing eleven.

Pakistan have included three fast bowlers and two spinners in their playing XI.

Earlier, on October 5 when the team landed in New Zealand, they faced chilly weather. The temperature in New Zealand city sometimes drop to 2 degree centigrade and intermittent rains have made things a bit more difficult for the Pakistani players.

Playing XIs

Pakistan: Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Shan Masood, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Haider Ali, Asif Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Haris Rauf, Shahnawaz Dahani

Bangladesh: Nurul Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan, Afif Hossain, Musaddek Hossain, Liton Das, Yasir Ali, Taskin Ahmed, Hasan Mahmud, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed