Pakistan Cricket Team will look to bounce back ahead of the ICC World Cup 2019 when they take on Bangladesh in the second warm-up game on May 26 (Sunday) at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff. We bring you the Dream11 Fantasy League tips, injury update and pitch report.

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Pakistan will look to bounce back

Meanwhile, Pakistan went down against Afghanistan by three wickets in the first warm-up game which will keep them on their feet. The only positive out of that match was the form of Babar Azam who scored a brilliant hundred. He has been in excellent touch in recent times, which will keep the management happy. The middle-order needs to pull up their socks and get some runs before they begin their campaign opener against Windies on May 31.

Shakib Al Hasan, Bangladesh
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On the other hand, Bangladesh will be brimming with confidence following their recent tri-series win in Ireland involving Windies. The team led by Mashrafe Mortaza will look to carry the same form into the practice games leading to the World Cup. The batters have done well in the series, and the likes of Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan is in good form and will look to gear up for the pinnacle tournament.

Besides, bowlers from both the teams will look to get some game time and be ready for the ICC World Cup 2019.

Here are the Dream11 Fantasy League Tips:

First of all, it is crucial to select a team which has players who will surely play in the game. As they say in cricket, you don’t score any runs in the dressing room. Similarly, a player who is not playing cannot score points for you.

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Since it is a warm-up match, new team creation rules will apply, and there would be no points for players for being in the playing XI.

Secondly, it is pivotal to pick the right combination of captain and vice-captain. A captain gets twice the points whereas the deputy of the team will 1.5 times the points. Thus, it is imperative to select the big in-form players as your respective captain and vice-captain.

It is also crucial to get top order batsmen in the team as they are likely to score the significant chunk of the score. Furthermore, it is pivotal to check the pitch conditions and select the team accordingly.

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Pitch Report

Given how well teams have batted in England in recent years, Sophia Gardens will offer a slightly different track on display. In the last ten innings on the pitch, scores of 300+ have been registered on three occasions.

Injury Update

Shakib Al Hasan suffered an injury during the tri-series; however, he is likely to be available for the tie. For Pakistan, Imam-ul-Haq has also recovered from injury and will be available for the clash.

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