Pakistan will faceoff Bangladesh after the gap of a year, since 2015 they haven’t played any series between.
Bangladesh is already out of the contention of the semis but Pakistan have a mathematically chance with large No. of hopes.
Here are some stats:
1: Pakistan have lost all previous 4 games against Bangladesh from 2015 to 2018, three games lost in a series while one in Asia Cup 2018 last year.
2: Tamim Iqbal has scored 676 runs against Pakistan which are best by any Bangladesh player against Pakistan, while Muhammad Yousif is at top from Pakistan side having 900+ runs against Bangladesh.
3: Bangladesh and Pakistan have only played one game against each other in the World Cup way back in 1999 where Bangladesh beaten Pakistan by 42 runs.
4: Babar Azam has scored 376 runs so far in the World Cup, these figures are the 2nd best for any Pakistani player after Javed Miandad’s 437 runs in 1992 World Cup.
5: Mashrafe Murtaza has become the worst bowler in the history of tournament/series to concede 316 runs after picking only 1 wicket, after Jacob Oram’s 309/1 figures.