Pakistan’s Bowling Brilliance Restricts Bangladesh to 205: A Formidable Yet Achievable Target

World Cup PAK vs BAN

World Cup Updates: In a masterclass of precision bowling, Pakistan showcased their prowess, restricting Bangladesh to a challenging yet attainable total of 205.

Despite losing the toss on a dry pitch, Shaheen Afridi initiated a spectacular performance, swiftly dismissing Tanzid Hasan and Shanto within his opening two overs. Haris Rauf, despite an initial onslaught, managed to scalp Rahim, further denting Bangladesh’s progress.

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A partnership between Litton Das and Mahmudullah briefly stabilized the innings, but a soft dismissal disrupted their momentum.

Although Mahmudullah reached fifty, Shaheen Afridi’s brilliance struck again, dismissing him with a splendid delivery. Shakib, after a sluggish start, fell prey to Rauf’s aggression.

The lower order succumbed to Mohammad Wasim Jr’s reverse swing and pace, culminating in Pakistan’s exceptional bowling display. With a target of 205, Pakistan emerges as strong contenders to chase down the total.