Bangladesh vs Pakistan 4th Match Wills Asia Cup 1988 Article

Read the article of Bangladesh vs Pakistan 4th Match Wills Asia Cup 1988 - Wills Asia Cup four-nation one-day international tournament of the 4th ODI match played between Pakistan and Bangladesh at Chittagong Stadium, Chittagong in 29th October 1988.

Maiden centuries from Moin-ul-Atiq and Ijaz Ahmed's scintillating 87-ball 124 sets up to Pakistan massive 173-run victory over Bangladesh and keep alive their campaign in a one-sided game of the fourth match of a Wills Asia Cup.

Match Stats :
  • Pakistan's 173-run win was their second largest victory by terms of runs in One-day international after their 192-run win against Sri Lanka at Nottingham in the inaugural 1975 World Cup.
  • Moin-ul-Atiq and Ijaz Ahmed became the first & second Pakistan batsman to score a century against Bangladesh in One-day internationals.
  • Moin-ul-Atiq became the eighth Pakistan batsman to score a century in ODIs.
  • Ijaz Ahmed became the ninth Pakistan batsman to score a hundred in ODIs.
  • 205 : Moin-ul-Atiq and Ijaz Ahmed set up the record third-wicket partnership for Pakistan in One-day international, previously held by the 158-run stand between Zaheer Abbas and Javed Miandad against India at Lahore in 1982, It is the second highest third-wicket stand in ODIs, The highest is unbeaten 224-run stand between Dean Jones and Allan Border against Sri Lanka at Adelaide Oval in 1985 and the Pakistan's joint highest any-wicket stand in ODIs, jointly 205-run stand held by between Zaheer Abbas and Mohsin Khan against India at Multan in 1982.

Pakistan scored 284-3 in 50 overs with top scorer by Ijaz Ahmed hammered a career-best 124 off 87-balls - which was his 1st ODI hundred - including 9-fours & 4-sixes with strike rate of 142.52.

Moin-ul-Atiq struck 105 off 117-balls - which was his 1st ODI hundred and Saleem Malik 15.

Bangladesh best bowler by Azhar Hossain, Athar Ali Khan and Gholam Nousher each took one-wickets.

Bangladesh scored 111-6 in 45 overs with top scorer by Athar Ali Khan scored 22 off consuming 52-balls, Akram Khan hit a unbeaten 21 and Faruque Ahmed 14.

Pakistan best bowler by Iqbal Qasim picked up 3-wickets for 13-runs in 9-overs including three maidens with economy rate of 1.44, Abdul Qadir took 2-wickets and one for Shoaib Mohammad.

Moin-ul-Atiq named Player of the match for his brilliant batting performance to scored a career-best 105-runs knocked off facing 117-balls.



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