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Pakistan vs Bangladesh – Dream11 Prediction: Pakistan’s chances of qualifying to the World Cup 2019 are all but over after New Zealand’s 119-run drubbing against England in Chester-le-Street on Wednesday.

For Pakistan to qualify to the semi-finals, they will have to beat Bangladesh by 311 runs after posting 350 or thrash them by 316 runs after scoring 400. They could also make it to the last four if they manage to scrape past Bangladesh by 321 runs after scoring 450.

Pakistan vs Bangladesh Team News:

Possible XI: Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfraz Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Wahab Riaz, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Amir

Possible XI: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Liton Das, , Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehidy Hasan, Mushrafe Mortaza, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman

Match Details

Pakistan vs Bangladesh, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Match 43

5th July 2019, 3:00 PM IST

Lord’s, London

Pitch Report

There is something on offer for both the batsmen and bowlers with the likes of Aaron Finch and Haris Sohail scoring heavily whilst batting first. Apart from the new ball spell, the pacers should revert to change ups which could bring in Mustafizur Rahman in to the play. Anything above 250 should be competitive given the conditions and the pressure of chasing this World Cup.

Fantasy Tips and Suggestions

Wicket-keeper: Mushfiqur Rahim is the preferred option with the experienced campaigner already having a notched up a couple of fifties and a hundred to his name this World Cup. While Rahim should bring in some valuable points, his counterpart Sarfaraz Ahmed hasn’t been able to score at a quick rate inspite of batting in the death overs, making him a liability for this game.

Batsmen: Bangladesh’s premier batsman, Tamim Iqbal has not been up to the mark this tournament and would love to end on a high against a star-studded Pakistan bowling unit led by Amir. Along with Tamim, two of Babar Azam, Imam ul Haq and Fakhar Zaman should suffice while the all-round abilities of Soumya Sarkar could also come into play as the game progresses.

Allrounders: Shakib Al Hasan is a must have in any team with the form he is currently in. Although he is due for a failure with the law of averages catching up, he has already scored 542 runs and picked 11 wickets this tournament and should be able to earn some fantasy points. One of Imad Wasim or Mohammad Hafeez should fill in as the second all-rounder in the fantasy team.

Bowlers: One of Mohammad Amir or Mustafizur Rahman should be picked in the side along with Mohammad Saifuddin and Wahab Riaz, who have justified their selection in the starting XI. Shadab Khan is also a decent option as he gives good value with his all-round abilities while Mortaza could pick a wicket or two in what could be his last match for Bangladesh.

Captain: Tamim Iqbal and Fakhar Zaman are the ideal candidates with both left-handed openers looking to end on a high. Along with them, Babar Azam is also a good option while Shakib Al Hasan’s name is sure to pop up in the discussion for captaincy.

Fantasy Suggestion #1: Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal, Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Imad Wasim, Mosaddek Hossain, Shakib Al Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza, Mohammad Saifuddin, Shadab Khan and Wahab Riaz. Captain: Fakhar Zaman, Vice-Captain: Tamim Iqbal

Fantasy Suggestion #2: Liton Das, Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal, Imam ul Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Imad Wasim, Shakib Al Hasan, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Saifuddin, Shadab Khan and Mashrafe Mortaza. Captain: Shakib Al Hasan, Vice-Captain: Fakhar Zaman

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