Pakistan will visit Bangladesh for the 3 T20I and 2 Test matches series in the month of November 2021. The first test match will be played at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram on 26 Nov 2021. Pakistan is going to tour Bangladesh after six years, they visited Bangladesh in 2015 last time. The tournament will start just after the result of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. Dhaka's Sher-e-Bangla stadium has been chosen for the 3 T20I matches at Dhaka's Sher-e-Bangla stadium and the 2 Test matches will be conducted at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram, and Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka after T20.
Pakistan team has played 11 tests with Bangladesh and has achieved victories in 10 matches. Also, they have got an unblemished record in T20 with 10 wins in 12 T20I matches against Bangladesh. So, Pakistan is already a strong side with strong past records against Bangladesh. Pakistan vs Bangladesh 2021 test series is a part of the 2021-2023 ICC World Test Championship.
Currently, Pakistan’s test ranking in the ICC Men’s test team ranking is number 5 and Bangladesh is at the number 9 position. Babar Azam will lead Pakistan in the T20 format and Mahmudullah will be the captain of the Bangladesh T20 squad. In T20I, Babar Azam is sitting at number 2nd position in the ICC T20 ranking.
For the test series, Azhar Ali will be the captain of Pakistan and Mominul Haque will lead Bangladesh. Mominul Haque has played 45 test matches and made his test debut against Sri Lanka at Galle International Stadium on Mar 08, 2013. On the other hand, Azhar Ali has played 89 test matches and made his debut against Australia at Lord's, July 13 in 2010. Both the captains have plenty of experience and are talented enough to lead their team. It is going to be exciting for cricket lovers to watch Pakistan against Bangladesh T20 and the Test series after 6 years.