Asia Cup: Pakistan beats Bangladesh by 2 runs

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

22nd Mar, 2020. 01:01 pm
Asia Cup

Amid the fears of deadly coronavirus outbreak in the country, when panic is on its rise, lets relive the thriller and enjoy moments of the exciting final of Asia Cup 2012, when Pakistan on this day secured the title and won by 2 runs against Bangladesh.

International Cricket Council (ICC) on its official twitter handle has posted Picture of the then Pakistani Team after winning the match, with the caption:

#OnThisDay in 2012, Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by 2 runs to secure their second Asia Cup title.

The tweet further continued:

Let’s relive the thriller.

The eleventh edition of Asia Cup was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 11 to 22 March 2012.

Pakistan and Bangladesh qualified to play in the final of the eleventh edition, Bangladesh had beaten India and Sri Lanka to book its place in the final for the first time in the history of the tournament.

Pakistan beat Bangladesh after a thrilling final over, winning their second Asia Cup.

Shakib Al Hasan adjudged the Player of the Tournament.

The Pakistan spinners did a splendid job to restrict the hosts, and the wickets of Shakib and Mushfiqur in fairly quick succession giving their team the edge towards the end. The game was very much on till the end; Mashrafe struck some good blows, Razzak tried hard but Pakistan won out the battle of nerves in the end.

Fall of Wicktes Pakistan:

Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Nasir Jamshed, 4.2 ov), 2-19 (Younis Khan, 5.2 ov), 3-55 (Misbah-ul-Haq, 14.5 ov), 4-70 (Mohammad Hafeez, 21.2 ov), 5-129 (Hammad Azam, 33.3 ov), 6-133 (Umar Akmal, 34.5 ov), 7-178 (Shahid Afridi, 41.3 ov), 8-199 (Umar Gul, 44.3 ov), 9-206 (Saeed Ajmal, 45.6 ov)

Fall of Wickets Bangladesh:

 1-68 (Nazimuddin, 16.4 ov), 2-68 (Jahurul Islam, 17.5 ov), 3-81 (Tamim Iqbal, 23.1 ov), 4-170 (Nasir Hossain, 42.3 ov), 5-179 (Shakib Al Hasan, 43.4 ov), 6-190 (Mushfiqur Rahim, 45.1 ov), 7-218 (Mashrafe Mortaza, 47.4 ov), 8-233 (Abdur Razzak, 49.5 ov)

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