Bangladesh come into the series with two stalwarts missing from their ranks - Shakib Al Hasan, through his ban, and Mushfiqur Rahim.
Pakistan lost the last T20I series against visiting Sri Lanka.
Pakistan hand debuts to Ahsan Ali and Haris Rauf, while Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez returned to the side once more
Bangladesh will be looking to inflict a seventh consecutive T20I loss upon the hosts.
Last 5 Head To Head
Venue Details and Pitch Report
24 Jan, 02:30 PM IST
Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
Ahsan Raza, Shozab Raza
Pakistan will be looking to secure a series victory against a weak Bangladesh side after going down to Sri Lanka recently. Babar Azam will have to lead from the front in order to keep the top team ranking. On the other hand, without the presence of Mushfiqur Rahman, Mahmudullah and Tamim Iqbal will have to step up their game in order to beat Pakistan at home.