On 7th Feb 2020, the Pak vs Ban 1st test match 2020 was started between Pak vs Ban in Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Pakistan. After 16 years, Pakistan played a test match against Bangladesh on home soil.
The Captain of team Pakistan Azhar Ali won the toss and elected to field first in 1st Test Match today match 2020.
Playing XI of Teams Pak vs Ban Test Match
Abid Ali, Shan Masood, Azhar Ali (C), Babar Azam, Asad Shafiq, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Yasir Shah, Mohammad Abbas, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi took part in Pak vs Ban Test match 2020.
Tamim Iqbal, Saif Hassan, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Momin ul Haque (C), Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Liton Das (wk), Rubel Hossain, Taijul Islam, Abu Jayed, Ebadot Hossain played in Pak vs Ban 1st Test match today.
In First Inning
In first inning, Bangladesh lose early wickets as both openers down for just three runs. Muhammad Mithun scored 63 runs off 140 balls while captain Momin ul haque scored just 30 runs. Bangladesh managed to score 233 runs in 82.5 overs. Shaheen Shah Afridi picked up 4 wickets for his team while Haris Sohail and Abbas picked up 2,2 wickets.
In Second Inning
In second inning, Pakistan lose early 1st wicket when Abid Ali out for a golden duck. Shan Masood and Babar Azam scored centuries 100 and 143 respectively and Babar Azam is top-scorer of this match. His inning includes 19 boundaries (1 six and 18 fours). Haris and Asad Shafiq scored fifties 75 and 65 respectively. Rubel Hossain and Abu Jayed picked up 3,3 wickets. Pakistan scored 445 runs in 122.5 overs to take the lead of 212 runs.
In Third Inning
In third inning, Bangladesh makes a good start as opener Tamim Iqbal scored 34 runs but the Pakistani bowler Naseem Shah picks up a hat-trick and became the youngest bowler ever to have Test hat-trick in history. Captain Momin ul Haque scored 41 runs in 2nd inning while three batsmen out for a duck (Tajul Islam, Mahmudullah & Mithun). Yasir Shah and Naseem Shah picked up 4,4 wickets for Pakistan. Bangladesh just scored 168 runs in 2nd inning.
Pakistan won the match by an inning and 44 runs and match was ended in the 1st session of Day 4.
Important features of Pak vs Ban Match:
- Test debut: Saif Hassan
- Man of the match: Naseem Shah
- Umpires: Chris Gaffaney, Nigel Llong
- Match Referee: Sir Richie Richardson