The rising Bangladesh side take on the Mercurial Green Shirts in an all important match of the Asia Cup at the Shere Bangla National Stadium.The winner of the match will go through to play the finals of the Asia Cup.
The hosts have markedly improved their game having beaten Sri Lanka by 23 runs in previous game to improve their game and showed consistency that has been missing since more than a decade.
Sabbir Rehman has been the premier batsmen for Bangladesh in the Asia Cup so far in the games played.The bowling is looking more tidy and disciplined with all bowlers bowling well in tandem.
Tamim Iqbal will make a comeback to the side after sidelined for the first two games owing to paternity reasons.
Pakistan did win the first game against UAE by winning by eight wickets in the previous game.The duo of Umar Akmal and Shoaib Malik put on together 100 run partnership after early nervy start by Pakistan as opening order woes continue to haunt Pakistan.
The bowling side for green shirts is shown real promise as pacers like Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Sami have provided stealth and is one of potent attacks at the moment.Wahab Riaz is expected to get go into the line up as Mohammad Nawaz might side on the bench having played the last game