LONDON: Pakistan, in their last World Cup 2019 match on Friday, defeated Bangladesh by 94 runs here at Lord’s, London.
Shaheen Shah Afridi took 6 wickets and sabotaged Bengal Tigers batting line up. Shadab Khan took two wickets while Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz took one wicket each.
Shakib Al Hassan, with 64 runs, remained the only top scorer of Bangladesh who got restricted to 221.
Pakistan team hopes to qualify for Semi-Finals vanishes before the match could come to an end as the green shirts managed to score 315 which means Bangladesh has to be bowled out for seven runs, which is seemingly out of the equation.
Captain Sarfaraz Ahmed who said in the press conference, a day earlier that Pakistan was looking to score five hundred against the Bengali tigers but his team played with the intent of scoring runs between 300to 320 from the outset.
Imam Ul-Haq scored his first century at the World Cup marking an end to his tournament followed by 96 runs scored by Babar Azam.
Captain Sarfaraz Ahmed was retired hurt as he came in between the shot hit by Imad Wasim– the ball hitting his elbow.
A win for Pakistan can bring them equal to New Zealand but despite the same points, Pakistan will not qualify for Semi-Finals due to the low run rate.