Mohammad Hafeez helped himself to a maiden double-century as Pakistan accumulated a mountain of runs on day three of the first Test against Bangladesh in Khulna, putting themselves in a position of tremendous strength.
Pakistan were on the receiving end most of the time in the recently concluded One-Day International series against Bangladesh, and they will hope for a change in fortunes in the Twenty20 International.
Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim scored blistering centuries as Bangladesh defeated Pakistan by 79 runs in the first One-Day International in Mirpur, beating their visitors for the first time in an ODI for 16 years.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has suspended Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza for one One-Day International game following his side's poor over-rate during the quarter-final clash against India in Melbourne.
Rohit Sharma scored the highest score in a World Cup quarter-final as India produced a near flawless batting, bowling and fielding performance to thump Bangladesh by 109 runs at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Martin Guptill produced an elegant century under pressure to help New Zealand pull off their highest World Cup run chase in a nail-biting finish as they beat Bangladesh by three wickets in Hamilton to make it six out of six in the group stage.