Pakistan vs Bangladesh 2nd Match Asia Cup 1986 Article

Read the article of Pakistan vs Bangladesh 2nd Match Asia Cup 1986 - John Player Gold Leaf Trophy (Asia Cup) triangular one-day international tournament of the 2nd ODI match played between Bangladesh and Pakistan at Tyronne Fernando Stadium, Moratuwa in 31st March 1986.

Wasim Akram's four-wicket haul, Imran Khan and Abdul Qadir's combined 5-wickets before An unbeaten 47 by opener Mudassar Nazar steers to Pakistan registered their historic first ODI win against Bangladesh by 7-wickets and enter into the finals in a low-scoring game of the second match of a Asia Cup

* Pakistan secured their place into the final of the one-day international Asia Cup after they crushed debutants Bangladesh by 7-wickets today and they beat Sri Lanka by 81 runs yesterday and the hosts should make sure of their berth in the finals when they meet Bangladesh in Kandy on Wednesday.

* After dismissing Bangladesh for 94 in 35.3 overs, the Pakistanis charged to victory by making 3/98 off 32.1 overs despite some spirited and accurate bowling by Bangladesh bowlers.

* Openers Mudassar Nazar and Mohsin Khan put Pakistan a solid start, adding on 45 in 16 overs before Mohsin Khan was lbw to medium-pacer Jahangir Shah Badsha for 28.

* Rameez Raja struggle to score for the first time in a one-day game, when he was also trapped Ibw by Badsha with the total on 55, but Pakistan was always in control.

* Mudassar Nazar, who hit an unbeaten 47, and Javed Miandad contributed 30 for the third wicket before Javed was out for 15, caught behind by Hafizul Rahman off Bangladeshi skipper Ashraf Hossain.

* Bangladesh, sent in to bat, was bundled out for 94. The only resistance came from Shaheedur Rahman, who hit a dogged 37.

* Wasim Akram, named man of the match, finished with 4/19 off nine overs.

Bangladesh scored 94 for all-out in 35.3 overs with top scorer by Shaheedur Rahman  scored 37 off 60-balls, Golam Faruq  and Rafiqul Alam  each scored 14-runs.

Pakistan best bowler by Wasim Akram claimed a 4-wickets for 19-runs in 9-overs including two maidens with economy rate of 2.11.

Abdul Qadir picked up 3-wickets for 15-runs in 7.3-overs included a maiden, Imran Khan took 2-wickets and one for Zakir Khan.

Pakistan chased 98-3 in 32.1 overs with top scorer by Mudassar Nazar cracked a unbeaten 47 off 97-balls including 4-fours, Mohsin Khan scored 28 off 44-balls and Javed Miandad 15.

Bangladesh best bowler by Jahangir Shah took 2-wickets and one for Gazi Ashraf.



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