Pakistan vs Bangladesh

Pakistan will take on Bangladesh today, at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore to begin the Super Fours round of the Asia Cup 2023.

It will be the last home match for Pakistan in this tournament, as both sides eye victory to start this phase. India and Sri Lanka are the other two teams in the Super Fours. The teams will play each other once, and the top two teams will play the Final on 17 Sep., in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Here we have the Pakistan vs Bangladesh Asia Cup live stream, date, start time, preview, team news, probable XI, key stats, and how to watch on TV.

Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Date, Start Time, Venue

  • Asia Cup Super Fours | Match 1
  • Pakistan vs Bangladesh
  • Date: Wednesday, 6 September 2023
  • Start Time: 9:30 am GMT, 2:30 pm local time
  • Venue: Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, Pakistan

Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, Pakistan, will host the match, which has a capacity of 27,000. The match starts at 2:30 pm local time.

Team News and Playing XI

Here is the team news for Pakistan and Bangladesh for today’s match.

Bangladesh Team News and Probable XI

Najmul Hossain Shanto, Bangladesh’s top performer with the bat in this tournament, is ruled out due to a hamstring injury. Litton Das will replace him.

Mehidy Hasan Miraz was promoted to open the innings in their last outing. The All-Rounder hit a century and should open again.

Probable Bangladesh XI

Mohammad Naim, Mehidy Hasan, Litton Das, Towhid Hridoy, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Shakib Al Hasan(c), Shamim Hossain, Afif Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Hasan Mahmud.

Pakistan Team News and Playing XI

Pakistan have announced the playing XI for today’s match against Bangladesh. Faheem Ashraf comes in for Mohammad Nawaz.

Pakistan Playing XI

Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam(c), Mohammad Rizwan(w), Agha Salman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf.

Head-to-head in ODI

Bangladesh have won 4 of their last 5 completed meetings against Pakistan in ODI cricket.

Key Stats

  • Naseem Shah has never gone wicketless in his 12-match ODI career
  • Babar Azam has hit eight fifty-plus scores with two centuries in ODIs in 2023.

How to Watch Pakistan vs Bangladesh Asia Cup Match?

Today’s Pakistan vs Bangladesh match will be available live on PTV Sports in Pakistan.

In Bangladesh, fans can watch the exciting match on T Sports and GTV live.

Here are the official broadcasters of this year’s Asia Cup cricket tournament in different countries.

Location  TV and Live Stream 
India Star Sports, Disney+ Hotstar
Pakistan PTV Sports, Ten Sports 
Bangladesh Gazi TV (GTV), Toffee, Rabitholebd
UK and Ireland TNT Sports, Discovery+
USA Willow TV
Australia  Foxtel, Kayo Sports 
New Zealand  Sky Sports NZ, Sky Go app
South Africa  SuperSport, DStv app
MENA CricLife Max, STARZ Play
Afghanistan  Ariana TV


Can I Watch the Live Stream?

You can watch the Pakistan vs Bangladesh live stream on Toffee, Rabbitholebd, and the Disney+ Hotstar app. You can download the apps from your app store and watch the matches live.

The Disney+ Hotstar app will provide the live stream of every match free. Download the app from your app store and enjoy every ball live for free in India.

However, if you are from anywhere else in the world, a VPN will help you to connect to an Indian server, and let you watch the live stream for free.

Follow the steps below to watch the Pakistan vs. Bangladesh live stream for free.

  1. Download and Install a reliable VPN
  2. Open the VPN app and connect to a server in India. For example, connect to Mumbai
  3. Now download and install the Disney+ Hotstar app from your app store
  4. Open the Disney+ Hotstar app. There you can easily select and start streaming the match live for free
Golam Muktadir is a passionate sports fan and a dedicated movie buff. He has been writing about both topics for over a decade and has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with his readers. Muktadir has a degree in journalism and has written for several well-known publications, including Surprise Sports.


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