PAK vs. BAN Highlights: Pakistan Secures 7-Wicket Victory

Highlights of PAK vs. BAN, Cricket World Cup 2023: On Tuesday in Kolkata, Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by seven wickets thanks to an impressive all-around effort. Pakistan was also kept alive in the competition for the semifinals by the result. The Pakistani pace batteries, led by Shaheen Shah Afridi, initially stunned the Bangladeshi batsmen. The same amount of progress was achieved by Mohammad Wasim Jr. when Bangladesh, who chose to bat first, was dismissed for 204 in 45.1 overs. Haris Rauf returned with two wickets, while Mohammad Wasim Jr. and Shaheen Shah Afridi both claimed three wickets. Usama Mir and Iftikhar Ahmed, two spinners, each took one wicket between them.

The 205-run chase was then off to a great start for Pakistan thanks to Abdullah Shafique and Fakhar Zaman. Together, they scored 128 runs in the first stand, and then Mehidy Hasan Miraj trapped Shafique for 68(69) runs. In the next over, he dismissed Fakhar Zaman for 81(74) and Babar Azam for 9(16). Pakistan finished the run chase in 32.3 overs, led home by Mohammad Rizwan and Iftikhar Ahmed. With a score of 26(21), Rizwan made a triumphant return, while Iftikhar added a 15-ball 17.

Important Points of PAK vs. BAN, Cricket World Cup 2023

PAK vs. BAN Highlights: Pakistan Secures 7-Wicket Victory

  1. Bangladesh won the toss and chose to bat first.
  2. Mahmudullah scored a century off 70 balls, but Bangladesh was unable to gain any traction as they kept losing wickets at regular intervals.
  3. The other batters to reach double digits were Mehidy Hasan Miraz (25), Shakib Al Hasan (43), and Litton Das (45).
  4. The most productive bowlers for Pakistan were Shaheen Shah Afridi (3/23) and Mohammad Wasim Jr (3/31) with three-wicket hauls; other bowlers who contributed wickets were Haris Rauf (2/36), Iftikhar Ahmed (1/44) and Usama Mir (1/66).
  5. Pakistani fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi claimed his 100th wicket in one-day international cricket.
  6. Pakistan scored 50 runs off 55 balls in 9.1 overs.
  7. Shafique and Zaman completed their first wicket partnership of 50 runs in 55 balls (Abdullah Shafique 20, Fakhar Zaman 29).
  8. Abdullah Shafique scores fifty off fifty-six balls (9 x 4).
  9. Pakistan has scored 100 runs in 17.5 overs (107 balls).
  10. 50 runs off 51 balls are achieved by Fakhar Zaman (2 x 4, 5 x 6).
  11. In 107 balls, the first wicket of 100 runs is reached (Abdullah Shafique 50, Fakhar Zaman 53).
  12. In the 21.1 over, Mehidy Hasan Miraz ends the Shafique-Zaman partnership by leg before wicket (LBW), leaving PAK at 128/1.
  13. Pakistan has amassed 150 runs in 23.5 overs (143 balls).
  14. In the 25.1 over, Mehidy Hasan Miraz eliminates Babar Azam (9), ending another alliance between Babar and Zaman. At 160/2, PAK.
  15. Mehidy Hasan Miraz, taking his third wicket, ends another stand as he removes Fakhar Zaman (81) in the 27.3 over. He now has 100 wickets in the bank.
  16. Pakistan has amassed 200 runs in 31.2 overs (188 balls).
  17. With 105 balls remaining, Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by 7 wickets after scoring 205/3 runs in 33.3 overs.

PAK vs. BAN Highlights CWC 2023

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