Pakistan U19 thump Bangladesh U19 by 80 runs to win one-day sequence 4-1


LAHORE-Pakistan U19 secured an emphatic 80-run victory over Bangladesh U19 within the fifth one-day match held on the Shaheed Kamruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi on Monday. Hamza Nawaz and Shahzaib Khan showcased distinctive batting prowess, every contributing half-centuries, whereas Ali Asfand and Arafat Minhas delivered stellar performances with the ball, claiming three wickets every. 

Having set a goal of 245 runs for victory, Bangladesh struggled to search out their footing and had been ultimately bowled out for 164 within the 37th over. Regardless of valiant efforts from Mohammad Shihab James, who scored 56 off 79 balls with the assistance of 9 fours, and captain Ahrar Amin, hitting 53 off 58 balls, smashing Eight fours and 1 six, as each the gamers hammered half-centuries, the house crew fell quick. Ali and Arafat, Pakistan’s left-arm spinners, shone brightly with the ball, snatching three wickets apiece, whereas Sajjad Ali secured two scalps. 

Earlier within the match, after being put into bat, Pakistan compiled a decent complete of 244 for eight of their allotted 50 overs. Hamza emerged because the standout performer and was awarded the well-deserved participant of the match accolade for his good knock of 72 runs from 76 deliveries, that includes six boundaries and three sixes. 

Opening batsman Shahzaib, who obtained participant of the event award for his distinctive efficiency all through (264 runs, 1 century, 2 half-centuries), contributed a useful 67 runs off 93 balls, together with eight fours and a six. Azan Awais additionally batted properly and slammed 61-ball 41 runs that included 5 fours whereas Arafat hit 40 off 42 balls with the assistance of 5 fours and one six. 

Mahfuzur Rahman Rabby of Bangladesh claimed 4 wickets. With the sequence now concluded with a 4-1 victory in favor of the visiting crew, Pakistan and Bangladesh U19 will face one another as soon as extra in a solitary T20 match on the identical venue on Could 17. 

Scores in Temporary

PAKISTAN U19 244-8, 50 overs (Hamza Nawaz 72, Shahzaib Khan 67, Azan Awais 41, Arafat Minhas 40; Mahfuzur Rahman Rabby 4-42, Akanto Sheikh 2-47) beat BANGLADESH U19 164 all out, 36.Three overs (Shihab James 56, Ahran Amin 53; Arafat Minhas 3-20, Ali Asfand 3-24, Sajjid Ali 2-34) by 80 runs.

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