FATULLAH: Bangladesh Cricket Board XI on Wednesday stunned Pakistan cricket team by after winning the game by one-wicket.
Green-shirts, who are currently in Bangladesh, in their first side-match on Bengali soul could manager to mount a total of 268/9 till the end of 50 overs.
Veteran opening batsman, Muhammad Hafeez, who made his comeback after an injury, played a good knock of 85 while middle order Fawad Alam contributed with 67 runs in the total. However, the rest of the batting side failed to exhibit batting expertise as no one could prove maturity in batting.
The newly-appointed captain for One Day International Azhar Ali also failed to play a decent knock and could only make 27 off 49 balls.
Chasing a fighting total, although the BCB XI had to face early lose, but their position got better courtesy right-handed batsman Sabbir Rahman’s match-winning knock of 123 off 99 brought the side to its destination. In spite of Pakistan’s strong bowling with Junaid Khan, Wahab Riaz, and Saeed Ajmal and relatively good fielding, BCB XI’s batsmen finished with glory who