Asia Cup 2018, Pakistan vs Bangladesh, Highlights, Super Four Match 6 in Abu Dhabi: Bangladesh wins the toss and opt to bat first. Pakistan will be taking on Bangladesh on Wednesday in what would be a virtual semifinal of the ongoing Asia Cup 2018 at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. The winner of this match will meet India in the final to be played on Friday in Dubai.
Both the teams have had similar results in the Super Four stage. Both Bangladesh and Pakistan lost comprehensively to defending champions India while beating Afghanistan in last-over finishes. As far as recent form is concerned, Bangladesh have the winning momentum on their side, having beaten Afghanistan in their last game.
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However, Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has exuded confidence that his team will bounce back to beat Bangladesh in the must-win game to eventually beat India in the final of the tournament.
“Pakistan will win their last Super Four game against Bangladesh on Wednesday,” Arthur said while speaking to Geo News. “They will win and compensate for their two losses against India by beating them in the final,” he added.
Pakistan (From): Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Shan Masood, Sarfraz Ahmed(captain), Shoaib Malik, Haris Sohail, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Junaid Khan, Usman Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Asif Ali, Mohammad Amir.
Bangladesh (From): Masrafe Bin Mortaza (captain), Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Mithun, Litton Kumar Das, Mushfiqur Rahim, Ariful Haque, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Nazmul Islam Apu, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Abu Haider Rony.