World Cup 2019: Pakistan set 316 runs target for Bangladesh

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World Cup 2019: Pakistan set 316 runs target for Bangladesh

London (Web Desk): Pakistan set 316 runs target for Bangladesh in their International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup 2019 group fixture on Friday (today).


Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat first. 

Captain Sarfraz said that the Pakistan will play with the same squad without any changes. He said that they would try their level best to win the match. ‘We would try to set a massive target against Bangladesh,’ Sarfaraz said.

Pakistan is currently sitting on the fifth spot on the points table, Pakistan have nine points and a net run rate (NRR) of  -0.792.

In order to reach the top-four, Pakistan need a positive net run rate of +0.175 and defeat Bangladesh by a massive margin of 316 runs after winning the toss and batting first.

On the other side, Bangladesh on the seventh are out of the tournament.

As per the forecast, weather is expected to be partly cloudy, with very few chances of rain.

Teams

Pakistan:

Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed (c & wk), Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Haris Sohail, Babar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Fakhar Zaman, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Hasnain

Bangladesh:

Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah Riyad, Shakib Al Hasan, Mohammad Mithun, Sabbir Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehidy Hasan, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Abu Jayed