Pakistan vs Bangladesh 2nd T20
Pakistan have claimed this series with 9 wickets (20 balls remaining) in home ground at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. 3rd T20 will be played 27th of January at the same venue.
Bangladesh won the toss, opt to bat vs Pakistan. They make one change from the team while Pakistan have made no change to the side
Pakistan vs Bangladesh 2nd T20: Bangladesh Innings
Bangladesh Started their innings with Tamin Iqbal & Mohammad Naim but Shaheen Shah Afridi destroyed their first couple partnership very early. After 1st wicket Bangladesh were trying to create momentum, Unfortunately Hasnain’s bouncer broke another little partnership. Pakistan had taken 2 wickets in powerplay. Bangladesh were trying to face Pakistani pacers, Tamim Iqbal were showing his class & struggling against high class bowling side in the world, Tamim completed his 2nd T20 international 50 & scored 65 Runs on just 53 deliveries with 122.64 strike rate, even hit 1 maximum & 7 fours. Another batsman of Bangladesh didn’t show his batting class even except Tamim, Afif Hossain & Mahmudullah no one reached on double figure. Their inning was ended at 136-6 in 20 Overs.
Pakistan vs Bangladesh 2nd T20: Pakistan Innings
Pakistan started with Babar Azam (c) & Ahsan Ali youngster, Ahsan had out early at Shafiul Delivery. Pakistan added 36 runs in powerplay & Babar Azam (c) and senior candidate Mohammad Hafeez were rotating strike without any risk and score odd boundary to make game easy for Pakistan after Ahsan Ali wicket. Both the batsman have added 131 runs in 90 balls for the second wicket and completed their respective half-centuries.
Babar Azam scored 66 off 44 balls with 7 fours and 1 six, he proved himself that he is still No 1 T20 batsman & deserves No 1 position, Mohammad Hafeez scored 67 in 49 deliveries with 9 fours and 1 maximum. After classical innings of both finally Pakistan reached at their target 137/1 in just 16.4 overs
Pakistan is endeavoring to maintain their ranking, if we are looking in 2019 Pakistan even didn’t win any single series. They just won a single game against South Africa in Whole 2019. After a long wait Pakistan have won this series in front of home crowd.