In their last high-stakes Super 12 game, Pakistan continued Shaheen Afridi‘s four for 22, his career-best T20I numbers, to first limit Bangladesh to 127 for eight and then chase the target in 11 balls to spare.
Going for the bat, Bangladesh fly-half Najmul Hossain Shanto made 54, while Afif Hossain went undefeated on 24.
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Later, Pakistan chased the target with disconcerting ease, going 128 for five in 18.1 overs.
Mohammad Rizwan had a run-a-ball 32, while Mohammad Haris scored an 18-ball 31.
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Nasum Ahmed (1/14) was the top bowler in Bangladesh.
Pakistan join India from Group 2 in the semi-finals.