• Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 8 wickets

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    Pakistan Tuesday beat Bangladesh by 8 wickets in WT20 and qualified for Super-8 round.

    Pakistani openers Imran Nazir and Muhammad Hafiz gave a solid start to Pakistan by scoring the fastest fifty by the opening partnership in a T20 match.Imran Nazir hit 72 of 36 balls and Hafeez made 45 of 47 balls.After the openers were out, Nasir Jamshed and Kamran Akmal took Pakistan to victory. Nasir Jasmshed scores 29 of 14 balls and Akmal scores 22 of 15 balls.Bangladesh elected to bat after winning the toss and scored 176 runs.Shakib Al Hasan hit the highest individual score by a Bangladeshi in all Twenty20 cricket to propel his team to a challenging 175-6 in their must-win group D clash against Pakistan on Tuesday.The 25-year-old left-hander scored 84 - his second Twenty20 fifty -- and added 68 runs for the third wicket with skipper Mushfiqur Rahim (25) after Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bat at Pallekele stadium.Pakistan were sloppy in the field, with Sohail Tanveer dropping a sitter off Rahim and Shahid Afridi failing to hold on to a sharp chance off Hasan -- both in one Yasir Arafat over.

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