Pakistan's opening woes and Bangladesh's turnaround

Soumya Sarkar targets the leg side, Bangladesh v Pakistan, Asia Cup 2016, Mirpur, March 2, 2016 

2 Consecutive T20Is in which Bangladesh have beaten Pakistan. Before this win, they had won by seven wickets the last time both sides met in April 2015. Pakistan had won each of the seven matches between the two sides prior to that. This was Pakistan's fourth loss in six games this year.

2 Number of times Bangladesh have reached the final of any kind in international cricket, before the Asia Cup T20. Both those appearances came in the 50-over format - tri-Nation Tournament involving Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe in 2008-09 and Asia Cup 2011-12.

129 Pakistan's total on Wednesday - their lowest against Bangladesh in T20Is. On the six occasions they batted first against them, they made more than 170 four times.

48 Runs scored by Soumya Sarkar, which is his highest in T20Is. He went past his previous highest of 43 against Zimbabwe in Khulna earlier this year.

14.16 Average opening stand for Pakistan in six T20Is in 2016 - lowest among the full-member sides. Their highest stand has been just 33 this year. Last year, their average stand was 28.18 in 16 innings with three stands of 50 or more and highest of 142.

20 Runs conceded by Bangladesh in the Powerplays - their lowest in T20Is. The previous lowest was 23 against Zimbabwe at the same venue in November 2015. For Pakistan, this was the fifth-lowest aggregate in the first six overs.

3/25 Bowling figures of Al-Amin-Hossain - best for Bangladesh against Pakistan in T20Is. He is only the second Bangladesh bowler to take three wickets in a T20I against Pakistan. The first being Mohammad Ashraful's 3 for 42 in Nairobi in 2006-07. These are the joint-best figures in T20Is between Pakistan and Bangladesh. This was Al-Amin-Hossain's second consecutive three-wicket haul in T20Is and fifth overall - joint-most for Bangladesh with Shakib Al Hasan.

34 Runs scored by Pakistan in the first ten overs, which is the lowest for them in T20Is. Their previous lowest was 35 for 4 against West Indies at the same venue in World T20 2014.

8.66 Pakistan's average runs per wicket in the Powerplays in this Asia Cup - lowest among the five teams. Their economy rate of 4.33 is also the lowest among the teams. They scored 32 for 3 in the Powerplays against India and 26 for 3 against UAE before being 20 for 3 in this match.

4 Number of ducks for Shahid Afridi as captain, which is the joint-most by any batsman with Ireland's William Porterfield. Overall, this was his eighth duck in this format - third-most after Tillakaratne Dilshan (10) and Luke Wright (9).