Pakistan vs Bangladesh : Test Series

Pakistan captain Babar Azam is hoping to carry forward the winning momentum, after their 3-0 T20I series sweep, as they prepare to take on Bangladesh in the two-match Test series opener, at Chattogram from November 26.

Pakistan vs Bangladesh : Test Series

Both teams reached Chattogram on Tuesday (November 23) ahead of the opening Test that will mark the first series for the hosts in the second cycle of the ICC Test Championship.

Pakistan vs Bangladesh : Test Series

"Moving forward we would like to keep the momentum (that we earned in the T20 series) in Test matches and we have experienced players in the Test team," said Babar adding that he is happy to see how his teammates responded in tough situations in the T20Is.

Pakistan vs Bangladesh : Test Series

"I think it makes us happy to perform consistently. I think there is team effort but firstly you have to identify where you are struggling and in our case we struggled in fielding and in the middle order and I feel slowly we improving in this regard.

Pakistan vs Bangladesh : Test Series

You can see how the boys are taking responsibility and now we are winning matches on the back of late order batting while we have improved as a fielding unit," he said.

Pakistan vs Bangladesh : Test Series

Though Pakistan clinched the T20I series, Babar failed to make an impact with the bat making 7, 1 and 19. The right handed batsman said that he is disappointed not to score but added that he is keen to learn from his mistakes.

Pakistan vs Bangladesh : Test Series

"Everyone expects me to perform but unfortunately that did not happen. In cricket there is ups and downs but the important part is if you are learning from your mistakes because you can learn a lot when things are not going your way.

Pakistan vs Bangladesh : Test Series

Need to be positive in every match and series. I am doing the hard work and keep doing that no matter whatever situation I am in but I don't leave my hard work and I believe in me,'' said Babar adding that he is happy to see fans coming back to cricket field.