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MENAFN - Arab Times - 31/03/2014
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(MENAFN - Arab Times) Opener Ahmed Shehzad smashed an unbeaten 111 off 62 balls as Pakistan thrashed hosts Bangladesh by 50 runs to stay on course for the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 in Dhaka on Sunday. The 22-year-old from Lahore hit 10 boundaries and five sixes in his first T20 international century to lift Pakistan to a commanding 190-5 after they elected to bat. Bangladesh managed only 140-7 in reply in front of a sell-out home crowd of 25,000 at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium to suffer their third successive defeat in group two of the Super-10s



With both Bangladesh and Australia out of the race, the winner of Tuesday's last league match between Pakistan and the West Indies will join India in the semi-finals from the group. "This was a great effort from the boys," said Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez. "Everyone knew how important this game was. It was a special knock from Shehzad. "He showed today that he has all the shots in the book. We now confidently look forward to playing the West Indies." Shehzad, who reached his century off 58 balls in the 18th over, was caught off a Mashrafe Mortaza no-ball in the 19th after hitting the previous ball for a six



The error proved expensive as Pakistan scored 44 runs in the last two overs, with Mortaza conceding 24 in the penultimate over



Shehzad hammered 31 in an opening stand of 43 with Kamran Akmal (nine) that came off just 27 deliveries. Bangladesh fought back by taking three quick wickets, two of them by left-arm spinner Abdur Razzak, as Pakistan slipped to 71-3 by the 10th over. Umar Akmal, Pakistan's hero against Australia when he made 94 off 54 balls, was dismissed by Mohammad Mahmudullah for no score. Shehzad gave the innings a boost by smashing two sixes and as many boundaries in the 13th over bowled by seamer Ziaur Rahman, which cost 22 runs. Shehzad put on 83 for the fourth wicket with Shoaib Malik (26) in the only substantial partnership of the innings, a lesson that escaped the Bangladesh batsmen



The hosts, looking for a bright start, lost four top-order wickets in 9.1 overs with just 47 runs on the board



Shakib Al Hasan delighted the crowd with a 32-ball 38 that included two sixes and two fours, before he top-edged a catch off seamer Umr Gul in the 15th over to effectively end Bangladesh's challenge. Gul finished with three for 30 in four overs, while off-spinner Saeed Ajmal took two for 20. Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim blamed a batting failure for the loss. "When you are chasing a big target, you need someone from the top four to bat all the way through, but that did not happen today," he said




Bangladesh vs Pakistan Scoreboar



DHAKA, March 30, (AFP): Scoreboard from the World Twenty20 Super-10 group two match between Bangladesh and Pakistan at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium in Dhaka on Sunday



PAKISTAN



Ahmed Shehzad not out11



Kamran Akmal c Ziaur b Razzak



Mohammad Hafeez st Rahim b Razzak



Umar Akmal c Tamim b Mahmudullah



Shoaib Malik st Rahim b Shakib2



Shahid Afridi c Ziaur b Al Amin2



Sohaib Maqsood not out



Extras: (b3, w9, nb1)1



Total (for five wickets, 20 overs)19



Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Kamran), 2-70 (Hafeez), 3-71 (Umar Akmal), 4-154 (Malik), 5-188 (Afridi)



Bowling: Mortaza 4-0-63-0 (nb1, w5), Al Amin 4-0-37-1, Shakib 4-0-21-1 (w1), Razzak 4-0-20-2 (w3), Mahmudullah 3-0-24-1, Ziaur 1-0-22-0



BANGLADESH



Tamim Iqbal b Gul1



Anamul Haque c and b Ajmal1



Shakib Al Hasan c Umar Akmal b Gul3



Shamsur Rahman c Kamran b Afridi



Mushfiqur Rahim lbw b Babar



Nasir Hossain st Kamran b Ajmal2



Mohammad Mahmudullah not out1



Ziaur Rahman c Kamran b Gul



Mashrafe Mortaza not out1



Extras: (lb3, w2)



Total (for seven wickets, 20 overs) 14



Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Tamim), 2-36 (Anamul), 3-44 (Shamsur), 4-47 (Rahim), 5-91 (Shakib), 6-112 (Nasir), 7-116 (Ziaur)



Bowling: Hafeez 3-0-16-0, Tanvir 3-0-26-0, Gul 4-0-30-3 (w1), Ajmal 3-0-20-2, Babar 3-0-24-1 (w1), Afridi 4-0-21-



Pakistan won by 50 run



Toss: Pakista



Umpires: Ian Gould (ENG) and Richard Kettleborough (ENG



TV umpire: Kumar Dharmasena (SRI



Match referee: Ranjan Madugalle (SRI

 


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