The Bangladesh Cricket Team arrived Lahore on Wednesday. Bangladesh team returned Pakistan after 12 years gap. Last time both teams played T20 on Pakistan’s soil in April 2008 won by Pakistan.
Bilateral Series Between Pakistan and Bangladesh will start from the 5th of January, 2020 to 4th April, 2020.
The Bangladesh tour of Pakistan is the part of FTP announced by ICC on 20 JUNE, 2018. FTP or Future Tours Program is the schedule to structure ICC full member team’s International Tours.
Babar Azam will lead the Pakistan side. Former captain Shoaib Malik and all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez were recalled. However, Mohammad Amir’s exclusion is not in the squad. Haris Rauf, who is currently in the ongoing Big Bash League (BBL), has received the maiden call-up to Pakistan squad. He is currently playing for Melbourne Stars in the BBL (Big Bash League). Here is the complete list of the Pakistan side.
On the other side, Mahmudullah will lead the Bangladesh side. Mushfiqur Raheem is not in the team. Talking to media he added “My family is afraid of the security condition of Pakistan. In this situation, I can’t go to Pakistan and play cricket there.” Arafat Sunny, Taijul Islam, Musaddek Hussain, and Abu Haider have been dropped from the Bangladesh squad. The 20-year-old pacer, Hasan Mahmud, has earned his maiden international call-up.
|Pakistan Squad T20I||Bangladesh T20I Squad|
|Babar Azam (Captain)||Mahmudullah (Captain)|
|Amad Butt||Tamim Iqbal|
|Haris Rauf||Soumya Sarkar|
|Iftikhar Ahmed||Mohammad Naim|
|Imad Wasim||Liton Das|
|Khushdil Shah||Najmul Hossain Shanton|
|Mohammad Hafeez||Mohammad Mithun|
|Mohammad Hasnain||Afif Hossain|
|Mohammad Rizwan||Mehidy Hasan|
|Ahsan Ali||Aminul Islam|
|Musa Khan||Mustafizur Rahman|
|Shadab Khan||Shafiul Islam|
|Shaheen Shah Afridi||Al-Amin Hossain|
|Shoaib Malik||Usman Qadir|
|Rubel Hossain||Hasan Mahmud|
Pakistan VS Bangladesh Series 2020 Date and Venue
|24th January 2020||T20I||Lahore|
|25th January 2020||T20I||Lahore|
|27th January 2020||T20I||Lahore|
|7-11 February 2020||Test Match||Rawalpindi|
|3rd April 2020||ODI||Karachi|
|5-9 April 2020||Test Match||Karachi|
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