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Pak vs Ban: Pakistan whitewash Bangladesh in T20I series

Set 125 to win, Mohammad Nawaz sealed the contest with a boundary off the final delivery

By AFP
November 22, 2021
Pakistan´s Mohammad Nawaz (R) greets Khushdil Shah after winning the third Twenty20 cricket match between Bangladesh and Pakistan at Sher-E-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on November 22, 2021. — AFP
Pakistan´s Mohammad Nawaz (R) greets Khushdil Shah after winning the third Twenty20 cricket match between Bangladesh and Pakistan at Sher-E-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on November 22, 2021. — AFP

DHAKA: Pakistan whitewashed Bangladesh in the T20I series by winning the final fixture between the two by five wickets of the three-match series in Dhaka on Monday.

Set 125 to win, Mohammad Nawaz sealed the contest with a boundary off the final delivery at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium.

Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah Riyad (3-10) claimed three wickets in the final over. Haider Ali top-scored with 45 off 38 balls.

Mohammad Wasim (2-15) and Usman Qadir (2-35) earlier claimed two wickets each for Pakistan.

Opener Mohammad Naim top-scored with 47 off 50 balls for Bangladesh while Shamim Hossain and Afif Hossain added 22 and 20 runs respectively.

Pakistan won the first two matches by four wickets and eight wickets respectively.