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Shakib reprimanded for stump strike

Bangladesh allrounder Shakib Al Hasan has received an official reprimand for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct in his team's five-wicket win against Pakistan in Mirpur

1265dMohammad Isam in Mirpur

Taskin excels as both enforcer and container

Shouldering extra responsibility in the absence of Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin's performance against Pakistan bodes well for both him as well as his team as Bangladesh brace for sterner tests

256dMohammad Isam in Mirpur

Mahmudullah gains redemption for 2012 stumble

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza has hailed Mahmudullah after the allrounder held firm under pressure and hit the winning runs for Bangladesh to secure a spot in the Asia Cup final

Poor batting


Previous lowest total for Pakistan against Bangladesh in T20Is, in 8 innings. They have made 129 for 7 in this match.

Lowest ever


Runs scored by Pakistan in the first 10 overs today - lowest for them in all T20Is. Previous lowest was 35 against West Indies at this same venue in WT20 2014.

Bowlers tournament


Average runs per wicket in the Powerplays in this Asia Cup, including Pakistan's innings today. The run rate has been just 5.44 and 34 wickets have fallen in 15 inns.

Opening Woes


Pakistan's average opening stand in T20Is in 2016, including this match - lowest among the full-member teams. Their highest stand has been only 33.

They have been beaten


Pakistan's win-loss record against Bangladesh in T20Is, in 8 matches. In their last meeting in April 2015, Bangladesh had won by 7 wkts chasing 142 at this venue.