Shaheen Afridi picked up six wickets to help Pakistan end their World Cup 2019 campaign on a high as they beat Bangladesh by 94 runs at Lord’s in London on Friday.
Chasing a target of 316, Bangladesh lost both their openers inside 11 overs. Shakib Al Hasan scored yet another half-century in World Cup 2019 and eclipsed Rohit Sharma to become the tournament’s top-scorer.
After Shaheen Afridi dismissed Shakib in the 33rd over, Bangladesh couldn’t recover from that blow as they kept on losing wickets at regular intervals.
Earlier, electing to bat first, Pakistan made 315 for the loss of nine wickets in the stipulated 50 overs. Imam-ul-Haq top scored 100 followed by Babar Azam 96.
Two matches will be played on Saturday. India will play already knocked-out Sri Lanka at Headingley in Leeds.
The match will begin at 3 p.m. Indian Standard Time. India are already assured of the second spot and a last-four spot, a win against Sri Lanka can take India to the top of the points table, if Australia lose their final game against the already ousted South Africa. The other fixture of the day between South Africa and Australia in Manchester will start at 6 p.m.