Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 5 wickets in first Twenty20I

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 5 wickets in the main Twenty20 worldwide in Lahore on Friday.

Shoaib Malik and Ahsan Ali scored 58 off 45 and 36 off 32 separately for Pakistan.

Shafiul Islam took two wickets surrendering 27 runs while Mustafizur Rahman, Alamin Hossain and Aminul Islam took one wickets each for Bangladesh.

Prior, Pakistan’s new-look bowling confined Bangladesh to 141-5.

In answer, Pakistan pursued the objective in 19.3 overs with five wickets close by. The hosts finished on 142 for five.

Bangladesh openers Mohammad Naim, who hit 43 off 41 and Tamim Iqbal, who made 39 from 34, batted with genuineness after Bangladesh won the hurl and selected to bat on a level Gaddafi arena pitch.

Naim crushed two sixes and three limits while Iqbal had four limits and a six in his thump.

Captain Mahmudullah contributed with a brisk 14-ball 19 which included two limits.

Pakistan gave Twenty20 introductions to pacer Haris Rauf and opener Ahsan Ali in an arrangement they should win 3-0 to hold their reality number positioning in the organization.

The staying two matches are likewise in Lahore, on Saturday and Monday.

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