Pakistan and Bangladesh are going to play the third T20I of the T20I series of three matches at the same venue, Gaddafi Stadium at Lahore.
Both teams faced each other 12 times, already, where Pakistan won 10 and the other team won remaining.
Though, Pakistan already won the series without any defeat, but the 3rd meeting with the visitors is also important for them. If the team will lose the match, then the team will lose the points as well as the position. On the other hand, Bangladesh will gain the points through victory.
Weather, Toss and Pitch:
Possibility of showers is shown in the weather forecast as of now, in that case, there are chances of shortening of the match. Teams prefer to choose according to the pitch, but in the series, both the times, Bangladesh won the toss and the team elected to bat first.
In both the encounters, visitors faced defeats.
The home team has an average record with played 11 matches at the venue, where the team won 7 times and defeated 4 times.
Tentative XI for both the teams:
Pakistan: The home team might prefer to go unchanged XI.
Pakistan Eleven: M. Hafeez, B. Azam, M. Rizwan, A. Ali, S. Malik, I. Ahmed, I. Wasim, S. Khan, S. Afridi, H. Rauf, M. Hasnain
Bangladesh: The visitors would like to have a couple of change and might try their right-hand fast bowler R. Hossain in place of M. Rahman and N. Hossain Shanto in place of M. Naim, where the team could change their batting line up as well.
Bangladesh Eleven: T. Iqbal, L. Das, S. Sarkar, N. Hossain Shanto, Mahmudullah, A. Hossain, A. Islam, M. Hasan, A. Amin Hossain, R. Hossain, S. Islam