Pakistan beat Bangladesh By Seven Wickets Super 4 In Asia Cup
Pakistan beat Bangladesh easily by seven wickets in the opening match of Super Four stage of Asia Cup. Pakistan beat Bangladesh by seven wickets Haris Rauf continued to bowl at a fast pace in the heat of Lahore. The first match of the Super Four stage of Asia Cup ended in an easy victory for Pakistan against Bangladesh.
Two Teams in Lahore
The match played between the two teams in Lahore was interrupted several times due to extreme heat, humidity and faulty floodlights, but Pakistan’s bowling once again dominated the opposing team. Bangladesh won the toss in Lahore Yesterday. What was the batting decision? This ground usually proves to be favorable for batting first as the pitch becomes difficult for batting in the second innings.
Bowlers Damaged Bangladesh’s batting
Early on, Pakistan’s bowlers damaged Bangladesh’s batting, preventing them from making a big score. Pakistan’s opening bowlers Naseem Shah and Shaheen Afridi once again gave Pakistan a good start and guided Mehdi Hasan and Latin Das to the pavilion in the first five overs.
Bangladesh four out for 47 Runs
Haris Rauf, who came after him, dismissed Mohammad Naeem and Tawheed in the first ten overs to make Bangladesh four out for 47 runs. After that, Bangladesh’s two experienced batsmen, Mushfiq-ur-Rahim and Shakib-ul-Hasan, struggled. Supported the batting and put up a century partnership to take Bangladesh’s score to 147 runs.
Until the 30th over, the Bangladesh team was in the best position, but then Faheem Ashraf, who was included in the team instead of Mohammad Nawaz for this match, was brought to bowl and he got the wicket of Shakib and gave Pakistan an important breakthrough. From here the series of wickets of Bangladesh could not stop and the entire team of Bangladesh was dismissed by scoring only 193 runs.
On behalf of Pakistan, Haris Rauf dismissed two players in his second spell and got four wickets while Naseem Shah guided three players to the pavilion. Shaheen Afridi and Iftikhar Ahmed took one wicket each. Haris Rauf has also taken five wickets in ODI cricket. When Pakistan started batting, both the openers adopted a cautious approach, which was also the reason for the slow pitch. Fakhar Zaman, who failed to score a half-century in the last few, could once again manage only 20 runs and was dismissed by Shariful Islam.
Babar Azam and Imamul Haq
Shariful Islam kept both incoming batsmen Babar Azam and Imamul Haq in trouble and took one wicket for just 24 runs in his eight overs. Formed a good partnership and took Pakistan close to victory. Imam-ul-Haq meanwhile played a brilliant innings of 78 runs on a difficult pitch which included four sixes and five fours. He was bowl by Mehdi Hasan in an attempt to play another aggressive stroke.
Rizwan Scored a half-century
On the other hand, Rizwan also scored a half-century to ensure Pakistan’s victory. A total of seven fours and one six hit by him in his inning. Pakistan will play their next match against India in Colombo on September 10, Sunday. While Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will face off in Colombo on Saturday, September 9.