Cricket

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 4 wickets

Mirpur [Bangladesh]: Pakistan on Friday held their nerve to beat Bangladesh by 4-wicket as the visitors took a 1-0 lead in the three-match T20I series in Mirpur.Chasing 128 for the win, Pakistan wasn’t looking in a great position as the score read 24/4 inside the Powerplay. But Fakhar Zaman and Khushdil Shah then steadied the ship for the visitors with a 56-run stand. Shadab Khan and Mohammad Nawaz eventually finished the game off in style with a stunning 36-run partnership off just 15 balls as a valiant effort from the Bangladesh bowlers went in vain.Earlier, Bangladesh too struggled but Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan, and Mahedi Hasan helped them post a respectable 127/7 in their 20 overs. Hasan Ali was the star with the ball for Pakistan as he picked three wickets.Speaking after the game, Pakistan skipper Babar Azam said: “Wicket was a little difficult.…

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