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Pakistan will take on Bangladesh today, Pakistan is already red hot in the news and they will look to focus back on Cricket when they meet emerging Bangladesh in their first match of t20 world cup 2016.

Pakistan: For Pakistan they will look for a new start, despite their below par performance in recent Asia cup.Pakistan openers will be once again tested, good news for Pakistan is that Muhammad Hafeez performance in warm-up match against Sri Lanka is a good sign at no 3 spot.Pakistan will heavily dependent on their middle order as Sarfraz, Malik, and Umar Akmal. As a finisher Shahid Afridi really needs to fire with the bat and ball as well as his recent performances which are not consistent enough. With the ball Pakistani side looks decent enough with the likes of Amir, Wahab and Irfan along with the previous match star Imad Wasim.

Bangladesh: Bangladesh will feel much relaxed because of their recent performances but at the same time they will be aware that conditions here in India are different from Bangladesh and spinners will play a major role.Bangladesh opening looks solid with the likes of Tamim Iqbal and Soumya sarkar, Bangladesh will also use vast experience of Shakib al Hasan both in batting and bowling because he plays a lot of IPL matches here for KKR and he knows exactly conditions here.