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Pakistan Playing 11 vs Bangladesh– ICC World Cup 2023, Match 31

Pakistan Playing 11 vs Bangladesh– ICC World Cup 2023, Match 31. After facing back-to-back defeats in last four games, Pakistan will aim for a victory when they face Bangladesh in their next match. PAK vs BAN clash of ICC World Cup 2023 takes place on Tuesday, October 31. The venue of the match is Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata.

Babar Azam is the captain of Pakistan in ICC World Cup 2023. Out of 6 games, Pakistan has won 2 games and lost 4. They are almost out of the semis and has a very slim chance of getting into the top four.

However, the men-in-green will aim to win last three games so as to finish the tournament on a positive note. Ahead of PAK vs BAN match, we take a glance at Pakistan’s possible playing 11 vs Bangladesh.

Pakistan Playing 11 vs Bangladesh– ICC World Cup 2023, Match 31

Abdullah Shafique

Abdullah Shafique
Abdullah Shafique (Credits: Twitter)

Abdullah Shafique will be an opener for Pakistan in the next match too. The right-handed batter got out cheaply for 9 runs in the last match. However, with 1 century and 2 half-centuries across 5 games, Shafique has shown good form in ICC World Cup 2023. With 264 runs, he is the second-highest run-getter for the team.

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Imam-ul-Haq

Imam-ul-Haq
Imam-ul-Haq (Image Credits: Twitter)

Imam-ul-Haq will be another opener for Pakisan in the upcoming clash against Bangladesh. The left-handed batter has struggled to smash runs in the tournament, hitting 162 runs in 6 matches. He scored a lone good knock of 70 runs in one game.

Babar Azam (C)

Babar Azam, International Cricket
Babar Azam (Image Credit: Twitter)

Babar Azam is the captain of Pakistan in ICC World Cup 2023 and will lead the team in the next match too. Azam scored a half-century in the last match. With 3 half-centuries, the right-handed batter has hit 207 runs in 6 matches.

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Mohammad Rizwan (WK)

Mohammad Rizwan, IND vs PAK
Mohammad Rizwan (Image Credit: Twitter)

Mohammad Rizwan is the leading run-getter for Pakistan in ICC World Cup 2023. The right-handed batsman has smacked 333 runs in 6 games averaging 66.60. Rizwan also stormed a century in one game and a half-century in other. Rizwan will bat in the middle-order and also execute the role of wicketkeeper.

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Saud Shakeel

Saud Shakeel
Saud Shakeel (Credits: Twitter)

Saud Shakeel will be another middle-order batter for Pakistan in the match against Bangladesh. The right-handed batsman has hit 212 runs in 6 games averaging 35+. In the previous match, he slammed a wonderful half-century. Shakeel accounts for 2 fifties in ICC World Cup 2023.

Iftikhar Ahmed

Iftikhar Ahmed
Iftikhar Ahmed (Credits: Twitter)

Iftikhar Ahmed might be another middle-order batter for Pakistan in the match against Bangladesh. The right-handed batter has scored 122 runs in 6 games averaging 24.40. He scored a decent knock of 40 runs in one game. However, Iftikhar needs to pull up his socks in the lower-order.

Usama Mir

Usama Mir
Usama Mir (Image Credits: Twitter)

Shadab Khan suffered an injury in the previous match and Usama Mir was picked on his behalf as a concussion substitute. Mir also grabbed 2 wickets while bowling. Due to injury, Shadab Khan is expected to miss the next match as well. Hence, Usama Mir might be picked on his behalf.

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Mohammad Nawaz

Mohammad Nawaz
Mohammad Nawaz (Credits: Twitter)

Mohammad Nawaz might be an all-rounder for the team in the clash against Afghanistan. With a top knock of 39 runs, Nawaz has hit 81 runs in 4 innings. With the ball, the left-arm spinner has picked 2 wickets in 5 games at an economy of 5.89.

Shaheen Afridi

Shaheen Afridi
Shaheen Afridi (Image Credit: Twitter)

Shaheen Afridi picked a superb 3-wicket haul in the previous clash. The left-arm pacer is the most successful bowler for Pakistan in ICC World Cup 2023. In 6 matches, Afridi has hunted 13 scalps at an average of 22.76.

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Haris Rauf

Haris Rauf
Haris Rauf (Credits: Twitter.)

Haris Rauf got 2 wickets in the previous game but registered an economy of 6.20. The right-arm pacer has grabbed 10 wickets in 6 games so far. His economy is a little higher at 6.82. However, since Rauf has picked many wickets, he might be another pacer for the team.

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Hasan Ali

Hasan Ali
Hasan Ali (Image Credit: Twitter)

Hasan Ali did not feature in the last match due to illness. Now, he might be ready to take on the field against Bangladesh. Mohammad Wasim faced some niggle while bowling in the previous game. Hence, he might be rested and Hasan Ali can take his place in the playing 11. In 5 matches, Ali has caprured 8 wickets at 5.82 economy.

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