PAK vs BAN: Following a string of hiccups in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2023, Pakistan have finally managed to bring out their best performance against Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Pakistan made use of the opportunity and defeated Bangladesh by seven wickets. With the win, Pakistan eliminated Bangladesh from the World Cup 2023, besides improving their chances of semi-final qualification. This article will lead you through the Updated World Cup 2023 Points Table, Pakistan ELIMINATE Bangladesh from the World Cup 2023 Points Table.
After being put to bowl first by Bangladesh, Pakistan began their proceedings with a scalp. Shaheen Shah Afridi led the attack and was joined by Haris Rauf and Wasim Jr.
The sublime bowling effort resulted in Bangladesh getting reduced to a meagre total of 204 runs in 45.1 overs. Litton Das, Mahmadullah and skipper Shakib al Hasan became the highest run scorer for Bangladesh with scores of 45, 56 and 43 respectively.
Meanwhile, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Mohammad Wasim Jr scalped three wickets apiece while Haris Rauf got two for himself and Usama Mir and Iftikhar Ahmed got one each.
With just 204 runs on board, the equation was pretty simple for Pakistan. The Men in Green got a fantastic start with their openers scoring 128 runs. After the opening partnership, later in the innings, Mohammad Rizwan and Iftikhar Ahmed had a little partnership to take their side home. Fakhar Zaman top-scored the game with the knock of 81 runs in 74 deliveries followed by a 69-ball 68 from Abdullah Shafique.
PAK vs BAN: Pakistan Eliminate Bangladesh from World Cup 2023 Points Table
Bangladesh has become the first side to get eliminated from the ongoing ICC World Cup 2023. A solitary victory from seven matches was what Bangladesh could score and now their campaign is all done and dusted, thanks to Pakistan. Bangladesh are currently placed at the penultimate position in the World Cup 2023 Points Table.
Pakistan has made a significant improvement in its ranking in the Points Table. Owing to the win, Pakistan has leap-frogged over Afghanistan to get a fifth spot in the World Cup 2023 Points Table. With three victories from seven matches, Pakistan continues to remain in contention for the semis.
PAK vs BAN: Updated World Cup 2023 Points Table
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