Bangladesh defeats Pakistan by 79 runs

After 16 years of waiting, finally, Bangladesh gets their 2nd win against Pakistan national cricket team. And they won with grand style. The match exciting and few times things felt intense but in the end, Bangladesh tigers roared and Pakistan had nothing to do about it.


Winning the toss, Bangladesh skipper Shakib chose to bat. However, after only 20 overs things were as if, Bangladesh made a terrible mistake. Their run was 67/1 and some was thinking 250 would be a great score but it ended quite differently. Bangladesh got to their highest one day total in this match. They added 262 runs in last 30 overs. For the first time in Bengali history two player got to 100 or more in the same match. Tamim, who started slowly got to his 132 in 135 balls. But it was Mushfiq that got things running as he got to his 106 in only 77 balls. Shakib added 30 as well in quick time. For Pakistan Wahab Riaz took 4 wickets at the cost of 59 runs.




Pakistan got to a good start but then lost 2 quick wickets. After that they built up some partnership but none of those proved fatal against Bangladesh. Its as if, Bangladesh got the breakthrough at the right moment. Pakistan innigs saw 3 50+ scores but only 4 players got past 20. Pakistan captain Azhar got 72 in 73 balls and that was the best score of Pakistani innings. They lost their last 5 wickets within 33 runs. For Bangladesh both Taskin and Sunny took 3 wickets. There were two crucial run-outs as well.

Information –

Match of – Bangladesh VS Pakistan

Bangladesh – 329/6

Pakistan – 250/10

Result – Bangladesh won the match by 79 runs

Man of the Match – Mushfiqur Rahim




Related posts