MIRPUR

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

Opener Ahmed She­hzad scored a su­perb maiden century Sun­day as Pak­istan scored an easy 50-run win over Bangladesh in World Twenty20 Group 2 game. She­hzad, who had a pre­vi­ous high­est of 98 not out in Twenty20 in­ter­na­tion­als, scored an un­beaten 111 off 62 balls with 10 fours and five sixes as Pak­istan got 190-5. Bangladesh was re­stricted to 140-7 with pace bowler Umar Gul bag­ging 3-30 and off-spinner Saeed Aj­mal fin­ish­ing with 2-20. She­hzad added 83 runs for the fourth wicket with Shoaib Ma­lik (26) as Pak­istan uti­lized the good batting con­di­tions af­ter elect­ing to bat. Pak­istan now needs to beat the West Indies in the last league game on Tues­day to en­ter the semi­fi­nals. In­dia has al­ready en­sured a semi­fi­nal berth from the group with three con­sec­u­tive wins.

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