Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by 8 wickets to register their consecutive win in a three-match T20I series. Batting first, Bangladesh scored just 108 for 7 in 20 overs. For Pakistan, almost all the bowlers were among the wickets. Shaheen Afridi and Shadab Khan took two wickets each while Mohammad Wasim, Haris Rauf, and Mohammad Nawaz added one wicket each to their columns.
Chasing 108 runs to win, the Men in Green lost skipper Babar Azam early in the innings with just 12 runs on the board. However, the likes of Fakhar Zaman (57 not out) and Mohammad Rizwan (39) took Pakistan to win. Fakhar bagged the Man of the Match for his batting. With this win, Pakistan went ahead of South Africa and Uganda in the list of most T20I wins in 2021.
Pakistan have won 16 matches so far and will have a chance to increase their tally when they take on Bangladesh in the third match.