Pakistan arrived later than planned in India owing to security concerns of their government and managed to trigger a furore barely a day after landing here.
     
The team's captain Shahid Afridi is in the eye of a storm after stating that Pakistani players are loved more in India than their own country. Last known, he had been issued a legal notice for the comments, which have been called shameful by former captain Javed Miandad.

Amid this off-field drama, the Pakistani players will take the field tomorrow, eyeing revenge for the humiliating loss to Bangladesh in the recent Asia Cup.

But Bangladesh would be no pushovers as they are riding high after making the final of the continental event, which was won by India eventually. Also, the team showed good form during the World T20 qualifiers to make the main draw with ease.

Bangladesh stormed into the Super 10s after beating Oman by 54 runs by D/L method in their last qualifying match in Dharamsala on Sunday. With that win, Bangladesh joined India, New Zealand, Pakistan and Australia in a pool billed as 'Group of Death'.
     
Left-handed opener Tamim Iqbal showed how brutal he can be when he hammered Oman bowlers to become Bangladesh's maiden centurion in the shortest format.

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