Christ Church (Daily Pakistan Online) Pakistan and Bangladesh are facing each other in the first match of the ongoing tri-series in New Zealand, where Bangladesh won the toss and invited Pakistan to bat first. Pakistan took 5 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. But scored 167 runs. Bangladesh batting continues in pursuit of the target of 168.
Pakistan opener Muhammad Rizwan remained unbeaten by scoring 78 runs off 50 balls with the help of two sixes and seven fours. Pakistan’s first wicket fell on a total score of 52 when captain Babar Azam scored 22 runs off 25 balls and was caught out by Mehdi Hasan. Muhammad Rizwan shared the second wicket partnership with Shan Masood to take the score to 94 where Shan Masood was caught off the ball of Naseem Ahmed, he played 22 balls and scored 31 runs with the help of one six and four fours.
Pakistan’s third innings fell to 111, when Hyder Ali returned to the pavilion after scoring only 6 runs, Iftikhar Ahmed scored 13, and Asif Ali scored 4. Muhammad Nawaz remained not out after making 8 scores in 5 balls. Taskin Ahmed took 2 wickets, Hassan Muhammad, Naseem Ahmed and Mehdi Hassan took one wicket each.
Chasing the target of 168 runs, Bangladesh is batting cautiously, Shahnawaz Dhani bowled the first over from Pakistan, only 2 runs were scored in the first over. Muhammad Wasim bowled 3 wide balls in the second over. , he gave a total of 9 scores in this over. Shahnawaz Dhani gave 5 scores in the third over.