We have opted for fantasy cricket teams on basis of probable XIs, recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Mushfiqur Rahim has smashed a hundred, three fifties, and a 49* in his last six matches against Pakistan.
Liton Das’ return will boost Bangladesh as he is their top run-getter since 2022: 878 runs at 42 including 95 fours and 17 sixes.
Babar Azam has been a delightful pick for fantasy players since 2022, generating 84 points through fifties and hundreds (the most), 56 points through catches, and 1,368 points through runs.
In his last 17 innings, Imam-ul-Haq generated bonus points for a fifty or hundred as many as 10 times. Moreover, in two matches against Bangladesh, he has scores of 83 and 100.
Shadab Khan (108 runs and 10 wickets) featured in the Best11 in each of the last five matches, generating 92 points per outing.
Shakib Al Hasan generates a lot of points against Pakistan – an average of over 80, thanks to 553 runs, 21 wickets, and seven catches in 16 matches.
Mehidy Hasan Miraz has been doing it all since 2022: 579 runs at 41, 34 wickets, and 13 catches in 27 matches.
Naseem Shah is yet to go wicketless in his ODI career. Moreover, he has generated over 67 points per match.
Shaheen Afridi has taken eight wickets in two matches against Bangladesh.
Since 2022, Haris Rauf has scalped 35 wickets in 18 matches, while also bowling eight maiden overs.
Taskin Ahmed has been Bangladesh’s most successful bowler this year, having picked 17 wickets in just eight innings.
Struggling for Numbers
Fakhar Zaman has scored just 70 runs in six Asia Trophy innings and only 92 runs in the last seven limited-over innings.
Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Agha Salman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf
Bangladesh: Mohammad Naim, Litton Das, Shakib Al Hasan (c), Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Towhid Hridoy, Shamim Hossain, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Afif Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Hasan Mahmud