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Bangladesh U-16 fail to whitewash Pakistan

May 16, 2019 00:00:00

Pakistan Under-16 beat Bangladesh by 29 runs in the third and final match of the three-match one-day series at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on Wednesday, reports BSS.

The junior Tigers had to remain satisfied with 2-1 result in series. They also beat Pakistan by 1-0 in the two-match three-day series earlier.

Haseebullah's magnificent 129-run knock, Pakistan U-16, who batted first, racked up a 279-8 in 50 overs.

Haseebullah struck 11 fours and four sixes in his 141-ball knock. He was ably supported by his fellow opener Sameer Saqib who made 64.

For Bangladesh, Samsul Islam Epon claimed 5-45, while Mahfuzur Rahman Rabbi snapped up 3-49.

In pursuit of huge target, Bangladesh were bowled out for 250 in 47.5 overs with opener Sakib Shahriar making the highest 60. Mahfuzur Rahman Rabbi contributed 46, while captain Rihad Khan chipped-in with 43. Aseer Mughal and Farhad Khan took three wickets apiece for Pakistan U-16 team.

The visitors will leave the city for home today (Thursday).

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