Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by 8 wickets to seal the series by 2-0, in the 2nd Match of the T20 series.
The 2nd Match of T20I series of the Pakistan tour of Bangladesh, 2021 played yesterday at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka in which Pakistan won the match by 8 wickets, with this victory also won the series by 2-0.
Bangladesh batted first after winning the toss, started the inning very badly, lost 2 wickets just in 5 runs, Mohammad Naim was dismissed just for 2 runs in 8 balls, and Saif Hassan dismissed without scoring, after that Najmul Hossain Shanto and Afif Hossain came to bat, handled the inning, and played a brilliant partnership of 46 runs for the third wicket, the third wicket has gone for 51 runs in the first ball off the 9th over, Afif Hossain dismissed after scoring 20 runs in 21 balls, next batsman Mahmudullah came to bat and played well with Najmul Hossain Shanto, the fourth wicket has gone for 79 runs in the fourth ball of the 13th over, Mahmudullah has dismissed after scoring 12 runs in 15 balls, follwed by Nurul Hasan came to bat, meanwhile Najmul Hossain Shanto was also dismissed after playing a brilliant inning of 40 runs with help of 5 boundaries in 34 balls as the fifth wicket in the second ball of the 13th over, the team score was 82 runs, next batsman Mahedi Hasan came to bat and he also dismissed just for 3 runs in 8 balls as the sixth wicket in the third ball of the 16th over, the team score was 88 runs, follwed by Aminul Islam came to bat, and he good strike rotate with Nurul Hasan for a while, the seventh wicket has gone for 102 runs in the third ball of the 19th over, Nurul Hasan has dismissed after scoring 11 runs in 13 balls, next batsman Taskin Ahmed came to bat, and he remains unbeaten for 2 runs with Aminul Islam, and Aminul Islam also remains unbeaten for 8 runs in 16 balls. In this way, Bangladesh batted first after winning the toss, scored just 108 runs after losing 7 wickets in the prescribed 20 over, and set a target of 109 runs in front of Pakistan.
Pakistani bowlers performed very brilliantly, Shaheen Afridi took 2 wickets just for 15 runs, Shadab Khan took 2 wickets just for 22 runs, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Haris Rauf, and Mohammad Nawaz got 1-1 wickets.
Pakistan chasing 109 runs in the second inning they achieved the target very easily by losing just 2 wickets in first ball of the 19th over, Pakistan started the inning very brilliantly, although the first wicket has gone very quickly just for 12 runs, Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam came to bat, the first wicket has gone just for 12 runs in third ball of the 3rd over, Babar Azam has dismissed very quickly just for 1 run in 5 balls, next batsman Fakhar Zaman came to bat, handled the inning and played a brilliant half-century partnership of 85 runs with Mohammad Rizwan for the second wicket, the second wicket has gone for 97 runs in third ball of the 16th over, Mohammad Rizwan dismissed after playing inning of 39 runs with the help of 4 boundaries in 45 balls, followed by Haider Ali came to bat, and he remains unbeaten for 6 runs in 8 balls with Fakhar Zaman, and Fakhar Zaman played a brilliant unbeaten half-century and victory inning of 57 runs with the help of 3 sixes and 2 boundaries in just 51 balls. In this way, Pakistan chasing 109 runs in the second inning they achieved the target very easily for the loss of just 2 wickets in 18.1 overs and won the match by 8 wickets to seal the series by 2-0.
Bangladeshi bowlers Mustafizur Rahman and Aminul Islam got 1-1 wicket.
Pakistani batsman Fakhar Zaman was selected as the best player of the match, he played a very brilliant unbeaten half-century and victory inning of 57 runs with the help of 3 sixes and 2 boundaries in just 51 balls.