After beating New Zealand in the first match by 13 runs, Pakistan will play their second match in the fourth Twenty-20 World Cup against Bangladesh at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday (September 25). This group D match will start at 19.30 hours (IST).
It will be the sixth Twenty-20 match between the two teams and third in Twenty-20 World Cup. Pakistan have a perfect record against Bangladesh in Twenty-20 cricket as well as in Twenty-20 World Cup. They have won all five Twenty-20 matches against Bangladesh.
Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by four wickets when two teams met first time in Twenty-20 World Cup at Cape Town on September 20,2007. They recorded a 21-run victory in the second match against Bangladesh at Gros Islet on May 1, 2010.
Bangladesh, ranked ninth in Twenty-20 cricket, have won eight , lost 17 in 25 Twenty-20 matches played sofar. Pakistan have won 35, lost 22 and tied two in 59 matches played sofar. They are ranked fifth in lastest ICC rankings.
HIGHEST INNINGS TOTALS: Bangladesh scoerd 161 for seven in 20 overs at Nairobi on September 2,2007 which is their highest total against Pakistan in Twenty-20 cricket. Pakistan’s highest against Bangladesh is 203 for five in 20 overs at Karachi on April 20,2008.
LOWEST INNINGS TOTALS: Bangladesh scored 85 for nine in 20 overs at Dhaka on November 29,2011 which is their lowest ever total against Pakistan. In the same match, Pakistan scored 135 for seven in 20 overs which is their lowest against Bangladesh.
HIGHEST INDIVIDUAL SCORES: Misbah-ul-Haq who made an unbeaten 87 off 53 balls with three fours and five sixes at Karachi on April 20,2008 holds the record of highest individual score on either side. The record of highest individual score for Bangladesh is held by Nazimuddin who made 81 off 50 balls with eight fours and five sixes at Nairobi on September 2, 2007.
BEST BOWLING IN AN INNINGS: Mansoor Amjad’s three for three at Karachi on April 20,2008. is the best bowling performance for Pakistan against Bangladesh. Mohammed Ashraful’s three for 42 at at Nairobi on September 2,2007 is the best bowling for Bangladesh against Pakistan.
PERFORMANCE IN TWENTY-20 CRICKET:
Type P W L T Success%
Pakistan 59 35 22 2 61.01
Bangladesh 25 8 17 – 32.00
Pak v Bang 5 5 – – 100.00