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Second Twenty20 of three-match series

Bangladesh set 137-run target against Pakistan

Published: January 25, 2020 17:16:02 | Updated: January 25, 2020 18:10:47


Bangladesh set 137-run target against Pakistan

Bangladesh set a 137-run target against Pakistan in the second Twenty20 match of the three-match series against Pakistan being in Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium on Saturday.

The visitors are staring at defeat in the T20 series against Pakistan after setting a target of 136 runs for the hosts in the decisive match, reports bdnews24.com.

Opener Tamim Iqbal was the only bright spot for the Tigers in another below-par batting performance as he smashed 65 off 53 for the visitors.

The only other batsmen to hit double-figure runs for Bangladesh were Afif Hossain (21 off 20) and skipper Mahmudullah, who scored a run-a-ball 12.

Pacer Mohammad Hasnain was the pick of the bowlers for Pakistan, finishing with figures of 2 for 20 in his four overs.

The Tigers came into the crucial encounter on the back of a hard-fought five-wicket loss in the series opener.  

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