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Cricket Highlights, 20 Nov: BAN vs PAK (2nd T20I)

The 2nd T20I match of the Pakistan tour of Bangladesh took place yesterday. Continue reading the article to know the interesting happenings of the game.

BAN vs PAK (2nd T20I)

In the second T20I match of the series at the Shere Bangla National Stadium on Saturday, the visiting team Pakistan won by 8 wickets with 11 balls to spare against the host Bangladesh. After winning the toss and opting to bat first, Bangladesh was able to score 108 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in the allotted 20 overs due to the brilliant bowling of Pakistani bowlers.

Najmul Hossain Shanto played the highest innings of 40 runs from 34 balls for the team. Afif Hossain scored 20 and captain Mahmudullah 12 runs. Pakistan’s Shaheen Afridi and Shadab Khan took the maximum number of two wickets each. Besides, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Jr, and Haris Rauf took one wicket each.

Batting for an easy target of 109 runs, Pakistan lost just 2 wickets and reached the victory port in 18.1 overs. Fakhar Zaman played the highest innings of 57 off 51 balls with 2 fours and 3 sixes remaining unbeaten. Mohammad Rizwan scored 39 runs. Mustafizur Rahman and Aminul Islam took one wicket each for the Tigers.

Pakistan won the match and won the series 2-0 with one match in hand. The two teams will face each other at the same venue in the third and final match of the series tomorrow.

Scoreboard:
Bangladesh – 108/7 (20.0)
Pakistan – 109/2 (18.1)
Result – Pakistan won by 8 wickets
Player of the match – Fakhar Zaman

Pakistan has bagged the T20I series with one match remaining, the Tigers will now try to defend whitewash on their home ground. For more updates on the series, stay with Baji!

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