Blind World T20: Pakistan hammer Bangladesh to extend unbeaten streak
KARNATAKA: Pakistan extended their undefeated streak as they routed Bangladesh by 151 runs in their Blind World Twenty20 fixture on Tuesday, ARY News reported.
Pakistan won the toss and chose to bat first.
The Pakistani side amassed a mammoth 295/2 in their given 20 overs. Opener Riasat Khan scored an unbeaten 100 whereas Badar Munir and Muhammad Jamil also scored half ceturies.
Riasat Khan made 104 runs off 52 balls with six boundaries to his name while Badar Munir made 93 runs from 32 balls after hitting 18 boundaries and two sixes.
Muhammad Jamil contributed 72 runs with the bat for Pakistan from 30 deliveries with 10 fours and two sixes.
Bangladeshi bowlers Abdullah Zobir and Mohammad Faisal took one wicket each for the team.
Bangladesh, chasing 296 runs to win in 20 overs, could only manage 144/7 on the scoreboard. Mohammad Abdul Malek scored 61 runs off 52 balls with five fours to his name while Nazrul Islam contributed 18 runs from 32 balls with the help of two boundaries.
Mohammad Mohsin Hosen Joy and Tanzjlur Rahman scored eight runs for the team.
Pakistani bowlers Israr Hassan, Badar Munir, Muhammad Idrees Saleem and Riasat Khan grabbed one wicket each in the match.
This was Pakistan’s seventh successive win in the tournament. They started their campaign by beating New Zealand by 10 wickets and went on to defeat England by 97 runs.
The team’s biggest victory came against India as they won the match by seven wickets. They beat Sri Lanka by five wickets. Their fifth victory came against Nepal as they won their match by 10 wickets.
Pakistan beat South Africa by nine wickets.