Pakistan, Bangladesh to play for final spot in Asia Cup today
ABU DHABI (92 News) – Pakistan and Bangladesh will play today (on Wednesday) in Abu Dhabi to qualify for the final of Asia Cup 2018 final.
The winner of today’s match For both the teams, today’s match same like a semi-final because the winner team will play India in the final on September 28 in Dubai. Pakistan won its Super Four fixture against Afghanistan by three wickets but lost to India by nine wickets. Bangladesh suffered a seven-wicket loss to India but went on to beat Afghanistan by three runs.
The performance of pacer Mohammad Amir might be rested for today’s game with Junaid Khan likely to be a part of the playing eleven.
The match will begin at 4:30 pm Pakistan Standard Time (PST).
The Pakistani cricket fans desired to watch the big clash of titans in Asia Cup final. They hoped that the Pakistani Shaheens will defeat the Bengal Tigers in today’s match, after that, the Pakistani team will also win the final match against Indian to catch Asia Cup 2018.
Pakistan: 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 and Mohammad Amir.
Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza (captain), Mohammad Mithun, Liton Das, Mushfiqur Rahim, Ariful Haque, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehidy Hasan, Nazmul Islam, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Abu Hider Rony, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mominul Haque, Soumya Sarkar and Imrul Kayes.