Pakistan triumphs over Bangladesh by eight wickets
Pakistan triumphs over Bangladesh by eight wickets.
November 24, 2021
On a two-paced pitch with varied bounce, Bangladesh scored a disappointing 124-7, but Pakistan required eight runs off the final six deliveries due to a patient game plan.
Pakistan swept Bangladesh in their T20 series was a great start for the Green Shirts. Pakistan won the third and final match by five wickets after an exciting final over on Monday.
Iftikhar Ahmed was denied a hat-trick when he hit a massive six off the fourth ball. Skipper Mahmudullah entered the fray and bowled his only over of the game, dismissing Sarfaraz Ahmed and Haider Ali in quick succession.
Iftikhar went for broke with two runs needed off two balls instead was caught for six at the reverse. Mohammad Nawaz, the fresh player, then blasted a four through extra cover to send Pakistan ahead.
Mahmudullah ended his lone over with 3-10.
According to Mohammad Rizwan, the field was rather a challenging one. The player of the series said they make every effort to follow their procedure when they’re put on a variety of pitches.
Previously, Pakistan's second-wicket partnership of Haider and Rizwan had put on 51 runs.
Shohidul Islam, who was making his debut, took his maiden wicket by dismissing Rizwan for 40 runs. Haider scored 45 in 38 balls with three fours and two sixes. He seemed to be in complete control until he failed later on.
Bangladesh batted first, but debut fast bowler Shahnawaz Dhani, leg-spinner Usman Qadir, and paceman Mohammad Wasim each took two wickets to keep Bangladesh to a low total.
In his first over, Dhani eliminated Najmul Hossain Shanto for five runs. With 47 points from 50 balls, Mohammad Naim was the home team's leading scorer.
The Bangladeshi captain – Mahmudullah commented that both teams’ batters find the match to be difficult and before anyone can capitalise, one must “spend time at the crease”. He also praised Mohammad Naim for his performance in this game.
Pakistan triumphed by four wickets in the first game and eight wickets in the second.