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.
- 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|