Umar Akmal was dismissed on a score of 39 off 41 deliveries © AFP (File Photo)
Umar Akmal was dismissed on a score of 39 off 41 deliveries © AFP (File Photo)

Pakistan lost their fifth wicket when Umar Akmal was dismissed on 39 off 41 deliveries, leaving Pakistan at 181 for the loss of five wickets at the end of 39 overs during their ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 warm-up match against Bangladesh at the Blacktown Olympic Park Oval in Sydney on Monday. Sohaib Maqsood was batting on a score of 61 from 71 deliveries, hitting six boundaries and a six as Pakistan needed another 66 runs to win from as many deliveries. LIVE BLOG: Bangladesh vs Pakistan ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 warm-up match

Akmal was caught by wicket-keeper Mushfiqur Rahim off the bowling of skipper Mashrafe Mortaza, who took his second wicket of the match, as Bangladesh managed to successfully bring an end to the 78-run partnership between Akmal and Maqsood.

Pakistan had earlier bowled Bangladesh out for 246, with Mohammad Irfan emerging as the pick among the Pakistan bowling attack with figures of five for 52. Bangladesh, having won the toss and elected to bat, were off to a shaky start as they lost their first couple of wickets with just 16 runs on the board, with Anamul Haque departing on a seven-ball duck. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: POINTS TABLE

Tamim Iqbal and Mahmudullah top-scored for their side with knocks of 81 and 83 respectively, adding 168 runs for the third wicket. They were cruising at a score of 184 for two, before Pakistan got the much-needed breakthrough as Mahmudullah was run-out by Ahmed Shehzad. Yasir Shah struck for Pakistan next, rattling the stumps of both Iqbal and wicket-keeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim (first-ball duck) as Pakistan suddenly seemed to have brought the balance of the match in their favour.  ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: SCHEDULE & MATCH DETAILS

Shakib Al Hasan kept the fight going for some time, adding 41 runs for the sixth wicket with Soumya Sarkar, before getting dismissed on a score of 31 off 30 deliveries. Bangladesh faced a collapse towards the end of their innings, losing their last five wickets for just 15 runs. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Complete Coverage