First ODI of three ODIs series will begin at 1:30 PM (PST) and this game is taking place at Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka. This ODI is expected to be the comeback of Saeed Ajaml in international cricket after the ban on his bowling action been lifted last month.
Left-arm spinner Zulfiaqar Babar who is gong to replace Yasir Shah for Bangladesh tour was not part of Pakistan’s world cup squad. The last time he played an ODI for Pakistan was in December 2014. He was not part of their World Cup squad.
Pakistani leg-spinner Yasir Shah is ruled out of the upcoming one-day series against Bangladesh. Yasir Shah needed three stitches on his left thumb after being hit during a practice match on Wednesday.
Pakistani national team’s first game under new captain resulted in a loss for the touring side as it lost an unoffical match to Bangladesh Board XI on Wednesday by 1 wicket.
Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat first. Newly promoted up-the-order skipper Azhar Ali made 27 runs before faltering. Opener Muhammad Hafeez top scored with 87 runs as the national team managed to put 268 runs on the board.