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Pakistan vs Bangladesh, 2020: 3rd T20I – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Babar Azam played a brilliant knock of 66 runs off 44 balls in the second T20I and he marked his arrival back into his form.

Babar Azam
Babar Azam. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Match Details

The third game of the three-match T20I series between Pakistan and Bangladesh will be played at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.

The game will commence at 02:00 PM local (09:00 AM GMT) (2:30 PM IST). This match can be viewed on Sony ESPN and Sony ESPN HD. Live streaming will be available on Sony LIV.

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Preview for Dream11 Fantasy

Pakistan has already taken a series-winning lead against Bangladesh by 2-0. They have a golden opportunity to whitewash the Tigers by winning the final game of the three-match T20I series. In batting, Babar Azam and Mohammad Hafeez amassed brilliant fifties in the 2nd T20I and they will look to come up with some brilliant knocks in the upcoming game.

On the other hand, their bowling has so far given balanced performances with the ball in the ongoing series. Bangladesh is still due to taste their first win and they have already lost the series. So, they will come with a free mind and no pressure. In such a situation they can play their natural game with no fear. In the presence of Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das and Afif Hossain they hold firepower that can win them their upcoming game against Men in Green.

Weather Report/Condition

There are slight chances of rain with a probability of 18%. But, it might not hamper the length of the match and the fans can expect a full-length game between Pakistan and Bangladesh. The wind is expected to blow at a rate of 7 to 11 Km/hr. Meanwhile, the temperature will deviate between 9 and 18 Degree Celsius throughout the day according to Accuweather.


Pitch Report

The track at the Gaddafi Stadium has been criticised by the cricketing fraternity due to its behaviour. In the previous two games, both the sides have struggled to pile big runs on the scoreboard in the shorter format of the game. The wicket has so far played on a slower side with spinners getting a lot of help. The same will expected be going into the third and final game of the T20I series. Also, the side winning the toss will look to bat as far as the trends of the series are concerned.

Average first innings score: 145 (Last three T20Is at the venue)

Record of the chasing teams: Won – 2; Lost – 1

Injury & Availability News

(Will be shared when there’s an update)

Probable Playing XIs

Pakistan

Babar Azam (C), Ahsan Ali, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Shoaib Malik, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Hasnain, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf.

Bench – Muhammad Musa, Usman Qadir, Amad Butt, Khushdil Shah.

Bangladesh

Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Naim Sheikh, Mahedi Hasan, Liton Das (wk), Soumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah (C), Afif Hossain, Aminul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Al-Amin Hossain, Shafiul Islam.

Bench – Najmul Hossain, Hasan Mahmud, Rubel Hossain, Mohammad Mithun


Top Picks

Babar Azam played a brilliant knock of 66 runs off 44 balls in the second T20I and he marked his arrival back into form. He will be an obvious pick for any Dream11 Fantasy team. Tamim Iqbal and Mohammad Hafeez will also come handy in the upcoming final game between Pakistan and Bangladesh. Mohammad Hasnain took two wickets in the previous game for Men in Green and he will be an important player to pick in fantasy side in the bowlers’ category.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Babar Azam, Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Hafeez

Vice-Captain Options – Shoaib Malik, Liton Das, Haris Rauf

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Liton Das

Batters – Tamim Iqbal (VC)Babar Azam (C), Shoaib Malik, Naim Sheikh, Ahsan Ali

All-Rounders – Mohammad Hafeez, Shadab Khan

Bowlers – Shafiul Islam, Al-Amin Hossain, Haris Rauf

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Liton Das (VC)

Batters – Mahmudullah, Babar Azam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Naim Sheikh

All-Rounders – Mohammad Hafeez (C), Imad Wasim, Afif Hossain

Bowlers – Shafiul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Shaheen Shah Afridi

Expert Advice

Try to pick the top order batsmen from Pakistan as they are playing in the top-notch form in the ongoing T20I series. On the other hand, taking spinners in the fantasy side will help the users in getting some important points in spin-friendly conditions.

Pakistan might try their bench strength having won the series already. Wait for the playing XIs to be announced after the toss before finalising your Dream11 Fantasy team.

Probable Winners

Pakistan is expected to win this match.

*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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