Tamim, Naim guide Bangladesh to 141-5
Published : Friday, 24 January, 2020 at 4:55 PM Count : 158
Bangladesh scored 141 runs in their stipulated 20 overs losing five wickets against Pakistan in T20I opener at Gaddafi stadium in Lahore on Friday.
Opting to bat first, Mohammad Naim and Tamim Iqbal struck 43 and 39 runs respectively and put a 70-run opening stand but the remaining batsmen failed to shine against Pakistan bowlers.
Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah hit a quick 14-ball 19 which included two boundaries.
The host bowlers Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf and Shadab Khan grabbed a wicket each.
Earlier, Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah won the toss and elect to bat first against the hosts.