Pakistan vs Bangladesh might be the most exciting Battle in ICC WC 2019
There is something about watching two equally strong teams fight for honor. Today’s ICC World Cup Pakistan vs Bangladesh match is a game every cricket fanatic will look forward to. The teams have displayed an exceptional amount of skill in World Cup 2019 and have come farther than many of the teams that have competed.
Bangladesh stands at the 7th position in the points table with 7 points. The team had three matches out of the eight played and has a negative run rate of 0.195. Bangladesh had played a magnificent game all through the tournament and stole the spotlight from the biggest of teams. The team’s victory in their first match against South Africa made their statement in the world cup. Though they lost matches against New Zealand and England after, their victory against West Indies and Afghanistan was monumental.
Bangladesh fought hard against every team in the World Cup. New Zealand had to break a sweat to win against Bangladesh. Australia won against them by a meager 48 runs and India won with 28 runs. Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh is the second highest run scorer in the tournament preceded by Rohit Sharma of India. The man is also second in the most Fifties Category preceded by Virat Kohli and Most Fours Category preceded by Jonny Bairstow. Players like Liton Das, Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman, performed graciously in the tournament.
With players like these who are in fantastic form, Bangladesh is very likely to win against Pakistan in today’s match. The team is fully motivated and is down with their recent defeat against India.
Pakistan on the other hand currently is at the 5th position in the points table with 9 points. The team unofficially out of the tournament and if they win by a close to impossible margin against Bangladesh today, they will be in the Semi-Finals knocking New Zealand out of the fourth place. Pakistan’s performance was on par and in some cases better than Bangladesh in WC. The team were spectacular in their Batting and Bowling and were among the top performers in the World Cup.
Pakistan had managed to secure a victory against England and New Zealand, two of the strongest teams in the tournament currently. Though they had been defeated brutally by West Indies in the beginning, they bounced back up with double the courage and went on to secure 9 points. With players like Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Wahab Riaz, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Imam-ul-Haq, etc., the team is as strong as it can be.
Since both the teams have distinct records and both look equally strong, it becomes difficult to predict the outcome of today’s match which makes the game more thrilling.