Highlights of Pakistan-Bangladesh match

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Published: Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 0:29 [IST]
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Highlights of Pakistan-Bangladesh match

Pallekele, Sep 26: Imran Nazir's blistering knock sent Bangladesh home and powered Pakistan into the Super Eight stage of ICC World Twenty20 2012 here on Tuesday night at the R Premadasa Stadium.


Here are the highlights of the match

# Pakistan won by eight wickets, successfully chasing a target of 176 with eight balls to spare

# Imran Nazir's 36-ball 72 paved the way for Pakistan win

# This was Pakistan highest successful chase in Twenty20 Internationals. Their previous highest was 165/4 against Australia in Johannesburg in World T20 2007

# Bangladesh were knocked out of the tournament with two losses

# Pakistan with two wins, topped Group D

# Pakistan joined India, Australia and South Africa in Group 2 of Super Eight

# This was Bangladesh's 10 consecutive loss in World T20

# Nazir hit a half century off 25 balls, the fastest so far in this year's World T20. Previous best was Chris Gayle's 26-ball fifty Vs Australia

# Nazir was Man-of-the-match. He hit nine fours and three sixes

# Pakistan had raced to 64/0 in first six overs

# Pakistan's 100 came off 10.4 overs without loss

# Nazir and captain Mohammad Hafeez put on 124 runs for the first wicket in 13.3 overs

# Shafiul Islam was the most expensive bowler for Bangladesh. He conceded 35 runs in 2.4 overs without a wicket

# Bangladesh had to win this game by 36 or more runs to qualify for Super Eight on better run rate than Pakistan

# Shakib Al Hasan's 54-ball 84 was the cornerstone of Bangladesh's innings

# This was the last league game of the tournament. It was match number 12


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