Latest News Cricket: Pakistan completed a well-rounded win over Bangladesh in their first warm-up match of the World Cup when they beat the hosts by 88 runs at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Tuesday.
Centuries from opener Ahmed Shehzad and vice-captain Misbah-ul-Haq ensured a formidable total for Pakistan, who ended their innings at 286-9. The bowlers, led by all-rounder Abdul Razzaq, then completed the job for the visitors by bowling Bangladesh out for 196 inside 42 overs.
Shehzad and Misbah began Pakistan’s recovery in the 15th over, after the Bangladesh bowlers reduced the visitors to 58-3. Abdur Razzak and Shakib Al Hasan were the main tormentors as the spinners removed Kamran Akmal(1) and Younis Khan (5) cheaply.