KOLKATA: Pakistan has clinched their opening game of World T20 Cup against Bangladesh in comprehensive manner.
Bangladesh was never in as Mohammad Amir troubles the middle stumps of Soumya Sarkar on third ball of 1st over. Ever growing asking rate had creped on Bangli tigers. On personal account, Sakib got fifty and regain his batting form which will definitely help his team going forward to the ICC T20 World Cup.
PAK 201/5 (20/20)
Ban 146/6 (20/20)
Shahid Afridi after winning the toss decided to bat first, from the word go openers Ahmad Shahzad and Sharjeel Khan played aggressively, Khan departed early scoring 18 runs in 10 balls. After that Mohammad Hafeez and Ahmad Shahzad with their clinic fifties put Pakistan to stage onslaught on Bangali bowlers. Shahzad got out after scoring 52 runs in 39 balls. Pakistan captain promoted himself up to the batting order and it paid off well. Afridi with four towering sixes and 4 fours fell short just 1 runs to his Fifty in 19 balls. Pakistan set mammoth of 202 runs to chase.
— PCB Official (@TheRealPCB) March 16, 2016