Bangladesh vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2014 Match 8: Pakistan make solid start to run-chase; score 36/0
Pakistan are at 36 for no loss chasing a 327-run target against Bangladesh.
Ahmed Shehzad © AFP
Mar 4, 2014
Pakistan have made a solid start in their run-chase against Bangladesh in the eighth match of the Asia Cup 2014 at Mirpur. Pakistan are at 36 for no loss chasing a big 327-run target. Ahmed Shehzad is batting on nine and Mohammad Hafeez is on 23.
Hafeez struck his first four down the ground. Shehzad hit one through the covers to get his first four. Hafeez the hit a back of a length delivery from Shafiul Islam through wide long-on. He then cut a wide delivery from Al-Amin Hossain in front of point.
Bangladesh posted a huge total of 326 for three in their 50 overs. Anamul Haque top-scored with 100 while Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque and Mushfiqur Rahim scored half-centuries. Shakib Al Hasan scored a quick-fire 44 off 16 deliveries. This is the first time a score of 300-plus has been achieved in this Asia Cup.
Saeed Ajmal was the pick of the bowlers taking two wickets, but he gave away 61 runs.
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