Dawn.com takes you behind the scenes as Pakistan train for the Bangladesh challenge in Pallekele, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez says his team will not take the opposition lightly.

“We are not thinking that we have already qualified, we have to win against Bangladesh. They have lost their first match so they will come down hard on us. We are not going to take Bangladesh lightly,” said Hafeez as his side worked out at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium.

Pakistani cricket captain Mohammad Hafeez talks with coach Dav Whatmore during a training session at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele ? Photo by AFP
Pakistani cricket captain Mohammad Hafeez talks with coach Dav Whatmore during a training session at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele ? Photo by AFP
Umar Akmal bats in the nets during the training session. ? Photo by AFP
Umar Akmal bats in the nets during the training session. ? Photo by AFP
Nasir Hossain does warm up exercises before the practice session. ? Photo by AFP
Nasir Hossain does warm up exercises before the practice session. ? Photo by AFP
The Bangladesh team listens intently to coach Richard Pybus. ? Photo by AFP
The Bangladesh team listens intently to coach Richard Pybus. ? Photo by AFP
Coach Richard Pybus gestures while talking with cricketer Tamim Iqbal. ? Photo by AFP
Coach Richard Pybus gestures while talking with cricketer Tamim Iqbal. ? Photo by AFP
Mohammad Sami bowls during the practice session. ? Photo by AFP
Mohammad Sami bowls during the practice session. ? Photo by AFP
Bangladesh's cricketer Mushfiqur Rahim chases a soccer ball. ? Photo by AFP
Bangladesh's cricketer Mushfiqur Rahim chases a soccer ball. ? Photo by AFP
Shahid Afridi bats into the nets. ? Photo by AFP
Shahid Afridi bats into the nets. ? Photo by AFP

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