Bangladesh loses against Pakistan
09 February 2015, Nirapad News: Bangladesh have lost their first ICC Cricket World Cup warm-up match against Pakistan by 3 wickets. Bangladesh set a 247 runs target for Pakistan in Blacktown Olympic Park Oval in Sydney of Australia.
Pakistani bowlers Mohammad Irfan bagged five wickets while Yasir Shah picked up two wickets. Pakistan reached the target in 48.1 overs with three wickets in hand. Earlier, Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza won the toss and elected to bat.
Bangladesh: Masrafe Bin Mortaza (c), Shakib Al Hasan (vc), Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque Bijoy, Mominul Hoque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmud Ullah, Nasir Hossain, Shabbir Rahaman, Soumya Sarkar, Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Al Amin Hossain, Taijul Islam, Arafat Sunny.
Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq (c), Haris Sohail, Umar Akmal, Sohaib Maqsood, Sarfraz Ahmed, Shahid Afridi, Rahat Ali, Muhammad Irfan, Sohail Khan, Wahab Riaz, Ehsan Adil and Yasir Shah.