Mahmudullah was batting on a score of 19 after the completion of 17 overs of play © Getty Images (File Photo)
Mahmudullah was batting on a score of 19 after the completion of 17 overs of play © Getty Images (File Photo)

Bangladesh recovered from some early blows to reach a score of 53 for the loss of two wickets at the end of 17 overs during their warm-up match against Pakistan at the Blacktown Olympic Park Oval in Sydney on Monday. Tamim Iqbal and Mahmudullah were batting on scores of 22 and 19 respectively as they added 37 runs for the second wicket, with their side reeling at a score of 16 for two.  LIVE BLOG: Bangladesh vs Pakistan ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 warm-up match

The day started with Bangladesh winning the toss and electing to bat. Anamul Haque was the first batsman to depart, getting caught by Sohaib Maqsood off the bowling of rookie pacer Sohail Khan for a seven-ball duck. Bangladesh had added 16 runs to their tally when Pakistan decided to introduce spin early into their attack, resulting in the departure of Mominul Haque departed on a score of seven, getting caught and bowled off the bowling of spinner Haris Sohail. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: POINTS TABLE

While Bangladesh play Ireland later in the warm-up stages before playing Afghanistan in their opening Pool A encounter on February 18, Pakistan will play England on February 11 before playing India in a cracker of a contest at Adelaide on February 15.  ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: SCHEDULE & MATCH DETAILS

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