Opener Fakhar Zaman’s unbeaten fifty helped the Pakistan cricket team beat hosts Bangladesh by eight wickets in a one-sided fashion in the second T20I on Saturday. With this win, Pakistan has taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. Batting first, Bangladesh team made a small score of 108 for the loss of seven wickets in the allotted 20 overs. In reply, Pakistan team won the match by scoring 109 runs losing two wickets in 18.1 overs. Apart from the bowlers, the hero of Pakistan’s victory was opener Fakhar Zaman, who played an unbeaten half-century of 57 runs in 51 balls with the help of two fours and three sixes.
Apart from him, inform batsman Mohammad Rizwan also scored 39 runs in 45 balls. Earlier, due to excellent and economical bowling, Pakistan stopped Bangladesh on the short of 108. Fast bowler Shaheen Afridi scored 2 for 15 in 4 overs, Shadab Khan scored 2 for 22 in 4 overs, Mohammad Wasim Jr scored 1 for 9 in 3 overs, Harris Rauf scored 1 for 13 in 3 overs and Mohammad Nawaz scored 1 runs in 3 overs. Took one wicket for 25 runs in four overs.
Bangladesh team also looked inadequate in bowling after batting. While the batsmen disappointed in the batting, none of the bowlers could bowl impressively. The bowlers also looked under pressure due to insufficient runs. Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah used eight bowlers, with only Mustafizur Rahman and Aminul Islam getting a wicket each. While Pakistan would like to clean sweep Bangladesh in the third match here on Monday, Bangladesh will try to save their credibility at home.