Pakistan will need nothing short of a miracle to qualify for the semifinal when they will take on Bangladesh in the 43rd match of the World Cup. The Men in Green are all but knocked out of the tournament and they would aim to be at their best in the last match. We take a look at Pakistan’s Predicted Playing XI and Analysis.
On the other hand, Bangladesh has come up with decent performances but they are also knocked out of the tournament. In fact, the Tigers were not able to hang on to the crucial stages of the match. However, there is no denying the fact that they have given a run for the money to every team.
Here is Pakistan’s Predicted Playing XI:
The southpaw opener had scored 36 runs in the previous match. The left-hander has scored 205 runs in the tournament but has failed to convert his starts into big scores.
The left-hander has not come up with consistent performances. The left-hander has scored 175 runs in the tournament but could not deliver the goods.
The prodigy batsman has been Pakistan’s best batsman in the tournament. The stylish batsman has scored 378 runs in the tourney and has looked at his best.
The veteran batsman has not been consistent for the team. Hafeez has scored 226 runs in the tournament. Thus, Hafeez will aim to hit the straps in the final match.
The southpaw batsman had scored two fifties in first two matches he played. However, the left-hander failed to get going in the previous match against Afghanistan.
Pakistan has an imposing task in hand.
The southpaw all-rounder was awarded the Man of the match in the previous match against Afghanistan. Wasim had scalped two wickets and had played a crucial knock of 49 runs to help his team get over the line.
The leg-spinner has done a good job for his captain. Khan has taken seven wickets in the six matches of the tournament and would like to carry the same form in the final game.
The young talented bowler might replace injured Wahab Riaz. Hasnain has impressed with his brisk and he can make his World Cup debut.
The gun fast bowler has been Pakistan’s best bowler in the World Cup. Amir has snared 16 wickets and he would like to continue his good form.
The lanky fast bowler has also impressed with his accurate line and length. Afridi has taken 10 wickets in only four matches he has played.