Bangladesh have received some good news ahead of the second Test against Pakistan starting in Dhaka on Saturday (December 4). Shakib Al Hasan has been included in the Bangladesh national cricket team playing XI as the hosts aim to draw level in the two-match series. Pakistan won the first Test by eight wickets in Chattogram on Tuesday. (More Cricket News)
BAN vs PAK 2nd Test Day 1 Live Blog
Live streaming of the Bangladesh vs Pakistan second Test is available in India. The match will be live-streamed on the FanCode App and FanCode website from 9:30 AM IST. Pakistan are batting first after winning the toss.
This is Pakistan's first tour to Bangladesh since 2015 and the two-match Test series will be part of the ICC World Test Championship points table. Before the Test series, Pakistan had won the three-match T20 series. Those matches were also live-streamed to Indian viewers. However, there is no direct telecast on TV in India.
Bangladesh were missing some experience in the first Test that the hosts lost by a big margin in Chattogram. Bangladesh suffered a batting collapse in the second innings and Pakistan rode Abid Ali and Abdullah Shafique's 151-run partnership for the first wicket to cruise home by eight wickets.
Shakib Al Hasan returns after a hamstring injury. He passed a fitness test on Monday. Fast bowler Taskin Ahmed also returns after a finger injury but is not playing the BAN vs PAK Dhaka Test. Bangladesh will Shakib Al Hasan to fire against Babar Azam's Pakistan, full of talented and experienced campaigners.
Bangladesh have given a Test debut to Mahmudul Hasan Joy. Mohammad Naim, who is a white-ball specialist, is not playing this Test.
Bangladesh Playing XI for second Test vs Pakistan: 1 Shadman Islam 2 Mahmudul Hasan Joy 3 Najmul Hossain Shanto 4 Mominul Haque (capt) 5 Shakib Al Hasan 6 Mushfiqur Rahim 7 Liton Das (wk) 8 Mehidy Hasan Miraz 9 Taijul Islam 10 Khaled Ahmed 11 Ebadot Hossain