Akmal, Hafeez, Nasir claim top honours

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Nasir Hossain scored the highest number of runs while Mohammed Hafeez claimed the highest number of wickets in the just concluded three-match one day series between Pakistan and Bangladesh.
Nasir Hossain of Bangladesh scored 124 runs at an average of 41.33 and a strike rate of 68.13 with one century in three innings of as many matches. He hit 13 fours and a six in this series. Umar Akmal took the number one position for Pakistan. The right hand middle order batsman scored 123 runs at 41.00 and a strike rate of 81.45 with two fifties in three innings of three matches. He hit nine fours and three sixes in three innings.
Mohammad Hafeez took the first spot among the bowlers. The Pakistani off-break bowler claimed six wickets at an average of 8.16 and economy rate of 1.96 in three matches. Rubel Hossain, Shakib Al Hasan and Abdur Razzak were the most successful bowler for the hosts. The three bowlers claimed four wickets each at an average of 20.25, 22.50 and 23.50 respectively. Apart from Nasir Hossain’s only century in the series, two fifties were scored, both by Umar Akmal. Two bowlers, both from Pakistan side, claimed a four-wicket haul in this series. Shahid Afridi took five wickets for 23 runs at Dhaka in the first match while Umar Gul claimed four wickets for 36 runs in the second match at Dhaka. Pakistan won the one day series against Bangladesh for the fourth time. It was the 17th time that Pakistan have won all the matches in a bilateral series of three or more matches.

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  1. Umar Akmal will inshallah give a good performance intest as well as odi and will inshallah show his temprement in test!

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