Bangladesh vs Pakistan 1st T20I Highlights: Pakistan Rally To Beat Bangladesh By 4 Wickets
Bangladesh vs Pakistan 1st T20I highlights: Pakistan recovered from early blows to beat Bangladesh by four wickets in the first T20 international at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka.
Bangladesh vs Pakistan 1st T20I highlights:Pakistan recovered from early blows in their chase to beat Bangladesh by four wickets in a closely-contested affair at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka on Friday. After being reduced to 24/4, Khushdil Shah's knock of 34 helped Pakistan rally from the early blows and pip the hosts to victory. Earlier in the day, Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah won the toss and decided to bat first. Hasan Ali, whose dropped catch cost Pakistan dearly in the T20 World Cup semi-final, was the pick of the bowlers as he took three wickets. Mohammad Wasim picked up two wickets as the hosts could only manage to reach 127/7 in their allotted 20 overs. Afif Hossain top scored with 36 runs. The three-match T20I series between the Asian rivals will be followed by a two-match Test series. Babar Azam and his Pakistan side will be looking to continue the good run in this format which saw them reach the semi-finals of the recently concluded ICC T20 World Cup. Bangladesh on the other hand will have to start afresh, having tasted disappointment in yet another ICC event as they had a poor outing in the tournament. Bangladesh qualified for the Super 12 stage, but it came after a disastrous loss to Scotland in the qualifiers. (SCORECARD)