Rain delays Pakistan, Bangladesh WC warm-up match

Rain delays Pakistan, Bangladesh WC warm-up match

CARDIFF: The warm-up match between Pakistan and Bangladesh has on Sunday been delayed by rain at the Sophia Gardens, Cardiff.
The match was scheduled to start at 02:30 PM (PST). Pakistan lost to Afghanistan by three wickets in their first warm-up contest on Friday.
Pakistan star Babar Azam looks determined to overhaul the defeat after he scored a brilliant 112 off 108 deliveries against Afghanistan which went in vain.
Pakistan batsman Asif Ali has also rejoined Pakistan team for the ICC World Cup 2019, a few days after his daughter’s death.
“Asif Ali has proved his firepower can be an asset for Pakistan in the tournament,” Inzamam-ul-Haq expressed.
Bangladesh team has recently maintained their good form in the ODIs by clinching the Tri-Series in Ireland. Tigers remained unbeaten in the tournament where they beat Windies in the rain-affected final by 5 wickets. It was Bangladesh’s first ever multi-nation tournament title.
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced the World Cup Squad before the Tri-Series. No changes were made in the squad till May 23 which was the deadline day given by ICC.
Pakistan Squad: Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Sarfraz Ahmed (C/WK), Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir, Wahab Riaz, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Hasnain
Bangladesh Squad: Mashrafe Bin Mortaza (Captain), Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Liton Kumar Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mehedi Miraz, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mosaddek Hossain, Abu Jayed Rahi.

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