November 25, 2021

Pakistan favourites as BD suffer Shakib blow

DHAKA: Bangladesh’s struggling cricket team are battling injuries ahead of the formidable challenge of hosting Pakistan for a two-Test series beginning on Friday in Chittagong.Star players Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal are sidelined, added to a lack of confidence in the camp after losing eight straight Twenty20 internationals, meaning Pakistan will start as overwhelming favourites.The visitors completed a clean sweep 3-0 in the preceding Twenty20 series but will be without leading spinner...