"The Test team is in good shape after winning the last Test against Sri Lanka,” head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul Haq said on Saturday. "Now we have different opponent, but still we haven’t made lot of changes.”
Mahmudul Hasan Joy hit a century as Bangladesh defeated New Zealand by six wickets on Thursday to book a clash against holders India in the final of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
Shaheen (4-54) and Mohammad Abbas (2-19) destroyed Bangladesh who were put in to bat by Pakistan skipper Azhar Ali on a greenish-yellow pitch at the Rawalpindi stadium.
Babar Azam scored a career best unbeaten 143 for his third successive hundred in as many Tests, while opener Shan Masood made 100 as they pulverised a hapless Bangladesh attack at Rawalpindi stadium.
Half centuries by Charith Asalanka and Bhanuka Rajapaksa rallied former T20 World Cup champion Sri Lanka to a five-wicket victory over a sloppy Bangladesh side in their bad-tempered opening Super 12 match on Sunday.
Greaves' 28-ball 45 guided Scotland to 140-9 and he then took two key wickets with his leg spin to keep down Bangladesh to 134-7 in the second first-round match of the day in Muscat, Oman.
Sri Lanka Cricket chief executive Ashley de Silva said that the event may have to be put back until after the 2023 50-over World Cup because most teams had already planned schedules for the next two years.
Resuming from an overnight score of 469 for six, the hosts faced 3.3 overs and added 24 runs. Sri Lanka ended the innings when Ramesh Mendis was caught at square leg by Mushfiqur Rahim off Taskin Ahmed. Mendis made 33.
The England and Wales Cricket Board and the Bangladesh Cricket Board said they had mutually decided to postponed the three ODI and three T20 matches.
Bangladesh beat New Zealand and earned its first-ever victory against Kiwis in the Twenty20 format in its 11th attempt with a seven-wicket win on Wednesday. The Kiwis were dismissed for its joint lowest T20 score of 60 in 16.5 overs.