Bangladesh vs Pakistan
Pakistan win by 50 runs
Pakistan batted well and post 190 in their 20 overs. It was always going to be a difficult score to chase down but Bangladesh kept losing wickets and struggled against spin. They suffer their third loss in three games and Pakistan win by 50 runs.
Over 20 - Ban 140/7 (Mahmudullah 17, Mortaza 17)
Gul to bowl the last over, Mahmudullah takes a single to bring Mortaza on strike. Four, Mortaza hits the yorker to third man for four, he brought his bat down in time. Four more, again in the third man area and Mortaza picks up another boundary. A couple of singles to end the over, Pakistan win by 50 runs.
Over 19 - Ban 129/7 (Mahmudullah 15, Mortaza 9)
A single to start the over, Mortaza then hits Tanvir over mid-off for four. A quick over from Tanvir, Bangladesh need 62 from the last over.
Over 18 - Ban 120/7 (Mahmudullah 11, Mortaza 4)
Ziaur is the new batsman, Umar Gul starts with a wide. Mahmudullah flicks it from his pads to deep square leg for a couple of runs. WICKET! A top edge from Ziaur flies to the keeper and Gul picks up his 3rd wicket. The crowd go silent as Bangladesh need more 30 per over to win this. Mortaza comes out to bat and hits the last ball of the over through midwicket for four.
Over 17 - Ban 112/6 (Mahmudullah 8)
Four, Nasir hits the first ball for four, a neatly managed late cut against Ajmal. A single and Mahmudullah hits it over midwicket for a six. A single and then WICKET! Ajmal strikes, it was fuller and straighter and Nasir Hossain misses it as he comes down the wicket. Bangladesh 112 for 6.
Over 16 - Ban 100/5 (N Hossain 18, Mahmudullah 1)
A couple of singles to start the over from Afridi. Nasir Hossain hits Afridi over extra cover for a six, a single to end the over. Bangladesh reach 100.
Over 15 - Ban 91/5 (N Hossain 10)
Four, Gul returns into the attack and Shakib hits the first ball through backward square leg for four. Four more, Shakib smashes the delivery through mid-off for four. Dropped, Malik drops an easy chance at long on, Shakib hits it but can't control it to keep it down. A couple of runs, and then WICKET! Shakib falls, he looks to hit the ball over the off side, but top edges it to point and Umar Akmal takes the catch.
Over 14 - Ban 81/4 (Shakib 28, N Hossain 10)
Afridi into his third over, four singles from the first four balls. Shakib then hits the ball from his pads to midwicket for a couple of runs, a single to end the over. Bangladesh need 18.33 per over from here on.
Over 13 - Ban 74/4 (Shakib 23, N Hossain 8)
Ajmal comes back into the attack, Shakib pushes the ball through midwicket for a single. Five singles from the over, the required rate goes over 16.
Over 12 - Ban 69/4 (Shakib 20, N Hossain 7)
Babar starts his third over, a single brings Shakib on strike. Six, Shakib hits this powerfully over midwicket for a six. Six more, he flicks it over the leg side and clears the boundary. Babar bowls a full delivery, almost a yorker and Shakib digs it out. 14 runs from the over.
Over 11 - Ban 55/4 (Shakib 7, N Hossain 6)
Afridi starts his second, Bangladesh need 13.8 runs per over from here on. Just two singles from the over, the hosts now need 15.11 per over.
Over 10 - Ban 53/4 (Shakib 6, N Hossain 5)
WICKET! Babar gets a wicket, the Bangladeshi captain is out lbw, he played outside the line of the ball that did not spin and is out, umpire raises his finger. Nasir Hossain is the new batsman. Nasir lofts it over the leg side for a couple of runs to get off the mark. A couple more as he then clips it through square leg. A couple of singles to end the over.
Over 9 - Ban 47/3 (Shakib 5, Rahim 2)
WICKET! Afridi takes a wicket from the first ball of his spell, Shamsur tries to cut the skidder, but only edges it to the keeper. The captain, Rahim, walks out to bat. A couple of singles, three singles and then wicket from the over. Pakistani spin is too good for Bangladesh.
Over 8 - Ban 44/2 (Shakib 4, S Rahman 4)
Babar comes into the attack, Hafeez employing more spin. A couple of dots and then three singles from the last three balls.
Over 7 - Ban 40/2 (Shakib 3, S Rahman 2)
Hafeez comes back into the attack to bowl his third over. Four singles from the over, the required rate goes to 11.76 per over.
Over 6 - Ban 36/2 (Shakib 1, S Rahman 0)
Ajmal is introduced into the attack, Anamul hits the first ball over midwicket for four, good shot played with the turn. WICKET! Ajmal strikes, Anamul is early into his shot and hits it straight back to the bowler, Ajmal takes a simple catch. Bangladesh need 155 from 14 overs.
Over 5 - Ban 32/1 (Shakib 1, A Haque 14)
Gul comes into the attack, WICKET! Gul strikes and Bangladesh lose their first wicket. Iqbal comes down the wicket again and chops the ball onto his stumps. Shakib walks out to bat, and gets off the mark with a single through midwicket. Two runs and a wicket from the over, Gul bowls a good one.
Over 4 - Ban 30/0 (Iqbal 16, A Haque 13)
A couple of runs to Iqbal as he slashes it over cover and then he hits a stylish boundary through the leg side. A couple more and then a single to end the over, Bangladesh 30 for no loss from the first four overs.
Over 3 - Ban 20/0 (Iqbal 7, A Haque 12)
A couple of singles and then Anamul hits a boundary over midwicket. Seven runs from the over, the required rate goes to 10.09.
Over 2 - Ban 13/0 (Iqbal 7, A Haque 6)
Anamul hits it past the first slip fielder for four, beautifully guided past the slip. Sohail Tanvir starts his first over. Seven from the over.
Over 1 - Ban 6/0 (Iqbal 5, A Haque 1)
A couple of dots as Hafeez starts with the ball for Pakistan. Iqbal gets the first runs, he pushes it through backward point and goes for four. A couple of singles, makes it 6 from the over.
Pakistan 190 for 5 after 20 overs
Shehzad powers the Pakistani innings with a brilliant 111 runs, he attacked pace and spin, scoring runs all over the ground. He was supported by Malik, and Afridi played a quick cameo to get Pakistan to a big score.
Over 20 - Pak 190/5 (Maqsood 1, Shehzad 111)
Four, Al-Amin to bowl the last over. Afridi hits the first ball of the over for four. He smashes the ball through cover, thick edge that takes the ball to the fence. A couple of runs, a single as Afridi pushes the ball to third man and then a single from the overthrow, poor fielding from the hosts. A couple more and then WICKET! Al-Amin gets a wicket, Afridi flat-bats it to long-on and Ziaur takes the catch. Pakistan end on 190 for 5 after 20 overs, this is a big score.
Over 19 - Pak 180/4 (Afridi 14, Shehzad 110)
Shehzad hits the first ball from Mortaza for a six, pulls it over square leg. A no ball and a free hit, Afridi hits it over extra cover for a six. Six more, this is turning into a big total, Afridi hits Mortaza over cover again. A single and then Shehzad hits it through the third man fielder for four, poor fielding from Bangladesh. 24 runs from the over.
Over 18 - Pak 156/4 (Afridi 1, Shehzad 100)
Shakib starts his last over, a couple of runs from the first two balls. WICKET! Malik is stumped, he comes down the ground and misses the ball, Rahim finishes the stumping. Afridi comes out to bat, a couple of singles to end the over. Shehzad gets his 100, a brilliant innings from him. He has played well today.
Over 17 - Pak 151/3 (S Malik 25, Shehzad 97)
A couple of runs as Shehzad hits it straight down the ground. A couple more, Shehzad hits it to long-on and Pakistan reach 150. Five runs from the over.
Over 16 - Pak 146/3 (S Malik 25, Shehzad 92)
Five wide from Mortaza, a huge wide down leg. Four, Shehzad hits it beautifully through the covers for four. A couple of single and then Shehzad pulls it over square leg for four, brilliant batting from him. 16 runs from the over, Pakistan getting to a good score.
Over 15 - Pak 130/3 (S Malik 24, Shehzad 82)
Shakib comes back into the attack, he replaces Ziaur. Shehzad takes a couple of runs through the covers. A couple of singles, Nasir seems to have done some damage to his leg and is going off the field. A wide from Shakib, 7 runs from the over.
Over 14 - Pak 123/3 (S Malik 22, Shehzad 78)
Mahmudullah starts his third over, a couple of runs to start the over and then a couple of singles. Four, Malik joins the action as he hits the ball through midwicket for four. Four more, Malik hits it through the off side for four. 13 runs from the over.
Over 13 - Pak 110/3 (S Malik 10, Shehzad 77)
Ziaur Rahman comes into attack, Shehzad hits it over deep midwicket for a six, pressure straightaway on Ziaur. Another boundary, Shehzad cuts it through backward point for four, skillful shot. A couple of singles, Shehzad then hits it over midwicket for another six. Four more, brilliant shots from Shehzad, another push through backward point. 22 runs from the over.
Over 12 - Pak 88/3 (S Malik 9, Shehzad 56)
Four singles and then Malik gets a couple of runs from the last ball, six runs from Mahmudullah's over.
Over 11 - Pak 82/3 (S Malik 5, Shehzad 54)
Razzak into his final over, he bowls the first ball down leg and the keeper misses it giving away 2 wides. A couple of singes and then a couple of dots. Three runs to end the over, Pakistan going at 7.45 per over.
Over 10 - Pak 75/3 (S Malik 1, Shehzad 53)
Mahmudullah comes into the attack, Shehzad takes a single from the first ball and gets to his 50. WICKET! Umar Akmal falls as Bangladesh get another wicket, Tamim takes a good catch at short third man. Shoaib Malik comes in to bat, takes a single through the off side to get off the mark. Shehzad takes a couple of singles and then a single to end the over.
Over 9 - Pak 70/2 (U Akmal 0, Shehzad 49)
Razzak continues into his third over. Three singles from the first three balls, Hafeez then hits it through the extra cover region for a couple of runs. WICKET! Hafeez is out and Razzak gets another wicket. The flighted delivery does the trick as Hafeez comes down the track and misses it completely. Hafeez walks away without looking back. Umar Akmal walks out to bat.
Over 8 - Pak 65/1 (Hafeez 5, Shehzad 47)
Al-Amin comes back into the attack. Shehzad attacks the pace bowling, he hits the full delivery inside out over cover for a six. A similar shot to what Kohli played against Bangladesh in the last game. Then he pushes it through midwicket and calls for two straightaway, makes it comfortably in the end. A couple more as Shehzad pushes it through the point region, he is in very good touch. A single makes it 11 from the over.
Over 7 - Pak 54/1 (Hafeez 5, Shehzad 36)
Razzak finishes his second over, just four singles from the over as Bangladeshi spinners look to contain Pakistan.
Over 6 - Pak 50/1 (Hafeez 3, Shehzad 34)
Shakib starts his second over, Shehzad takes a single from the first ball. A couple of dots and three singles to end the over. Pakistan reach 50.
Over 5 - Pak 46/1 (Hafeez 1, Shehzad 32)
A single to start the over from Abdur Razzak and then WICKET! Kamran top edges it again as he goes for the sweep, Ziaur takes a good catch at short fine leg. Pakistan lose their first wicket. A couple of singles from the over, 4 runs in total, good one from Razzak.
Over 4 - Pak 42/0 (K Akmal 9, Shehzad 30)
Shakib comes into the attack, first introduction of spin from Rahim. Kamran top edges it as he goes for the sweep, the ball goes through square leg for four. Three byes as this ball misses the batsman and the keeper. 8 from the over.
Over 3 - Pak 34/0 (K Akmal 5, Shehzad 29)
Mortaza starts his second over, Shehzad clears the front leg and hits it over midwicket for four. Four more, Shehzad flicks the slower ball through the leg side for four. Four more, a hat trick of boundaries for Shehzad, this time he hits it beautifully through covers for four. Six, Shehzad ends the over with a lofted shot over long-off that goes all the way for a six.
Over 2 - Pak 16/0 (K Akmal 5, Shehzad 11)
Al-Amin comes into the attack and a couple of singles to start the over for Pakistan. Shehzad flicks it through deep square leg for four, and then another boundary, Shehzad hits it through the leg side for four. 11 runs from the over.
Over 1 - Pak 5/0 (K Akmal 5, Shehzad 1)
Mortaza starts for Bangladesh, Pakistan open with Kamran Akmal and Shehzad. A single to start the over, and Kamran hits a boundary from the last ball.
Sohail Tanvir comes in for Bilawal Bhatti, for Pakistan. Bangladesh bring in Abdur Razzak to replace Sohag Gazi.
Pakistan have won the toss and they will bat first.
Hello and welcome to the group two match between Bangladesh and Pakistan, with the hosts needing a win to stay alive in the tournament. Pakistan come into the game on the back of a good win against the Aussies.
- 30th Mar 2014
- Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat.
- Shere Bangla National Stadium
- I J Gould, R A Kettleborough
- TV Umpire
- H D P K Dharmasena
- Match Referee
- R S Madugalle
- Reserve Umpire
- M Erasmus
bangladesh BATTING CARD
|T. Iqbal||b Gul||16|
|M.A.H. Bijoy||c&b Ajmal||18|
|S. Al Hasan||c Akmal b Gul||38|
|M.S. Rahman||c Akmal b Afridi||4|
|M. Rahim||lbw Babar||2|
|M.N. Hossain||s Akmal b Ajmal||23|
|M. Mahmudullah||Not out||17|
|Z. Rahman||c Akmal b Gul||0|
|M.B. Mortaza||Not out||17|
|Total||20.0 Overs||140 - 7|