Asia cup T20 2016 Bangladesh vs Pakistan: Mohammad Sami bowled a poor penultimate over, conceding 15 runs, including two no-balls, one of which was eased for a boundary between point and short third man, as a close match turned Bangladesh’s way at Dhaka on Wednesday
Bangladesh and Pakistan will come face to face in match 8 of the Asia Cup at Mirpur on Wednesday. Both sides will be confident having tasted wins in their previous matches. Bangladesh beat UAE and, more significantly,
Aided by a stunning innings of 80 by Sabbir Rahman, Bangladesh overcame a disastrous start to post a reasonable 147 for 7, enough for them to clinch the contest against an under-performing Sri Lankan batting outfit, by 23 runs at Dhaka on Sunday
For the second time in two days, UAE's bowlers put up a disciplined effort to restrict the opponents, bowling first, but for the second time in as many days, their batsmen came unstuck chasing what have been rather simple targets.
Having been thumped by India in the opening game of the Asia Cup T20 tournament, Bangladesh will be looking forward to get on the points table when they take on qualifiers UAE in the third match of the event on Friday. Although UAE have been impressive in the qualifying matches,
Rohit Sharma overcame a slow start on a difficult to help India reach a competitive 166 for 6 in their 20 overs. He ended up smashing 83 in merely 55 balls with seven fours and three sixes, and featured in consecutive half-century partnerships with Yuvraj Singh (16) and Hardik Pandya (31)