Pakistan crushed Bangladesh by 94 runs in a World Cup 2019 game at Lord’s on Friday (July 5) but it wasn’t enough to earn them a place in the semi-finals as New Zealand went through on net run-rate (NZ +0.175, PAK -0.43). After opting to bat first, Pakistan rode on Imam-ul-Haq’s century and Babar Azam’s 96 to post 315/9. For Bangladesh, Mustafizur Rahman (5/75) took his second five-wicket haul of the tournament - first was against India. In reply, Shakib Al Hasan (64) scored his seventh half-century of the World Cup but Bangladesh lost wickets at regular intervals and were bowled out for 221 in the 45th over, with Shaheen Afridi returning the best-ever figures for Pakistan at a World Cup (6/35). Follow highlights of Pakistan vs Bangladesh here (SCORECARD) (STREAMING)
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Shaheen Afridi, Player of the Match: "I'm happy for this performance. It's a special feeling for me, my family, for all of Pakistan. The wicket was slow. The first innings Mustafizur bowled well using cutters and I thought I would use cutters."
22:34 hrs IST: OUT! That's it. Pakistan register a comprehensive 94-run win. Shaheen's 6/35 - the best-ever figures by a Pakistan bowler in a World Cup!
OUT! Mortaza st Sarfaraz b Shadab Khan 15(14) [6s-2]. Bangladesh are 219/9 after 43.4 overs.
22:21 hrs IST: OUT! Shaheen Afridi (19 years and 90 days) becomes the youngest bowler to claim a five-wicket haul in a World Cup. He still has two overs left. Bangladesh are 199/8 after 41 overs.
22:14 hrs IST: OUT! Full from Shadab, on middle, Mosaddek hits it inside out but doesn't get the distance, and Azam takes a comfortable match at wide long-off. Mohammad Saifuddin comes to the crease. Bangladesh are 197/6 after 40 overs.
22:09 hrs IST: FOUR! Back of a length delivery from Wahab, Mahmudullah goes for the pull but gets a top-edge over Sarfaraz for a boundary. Bangladesh are 191/5 after 39 overs. Mahmudullah 28*, Mosaddek 11*
22:03 hrs IST: Five off Shadab's sixth. Bangladesh are 183/5 after 38 overs. Mahmudullah 21*, Mosaddek 10*
21:56 hrs IST: Eight off the last 12 deliveries. Bangladesh are 172/5 after 36 overs. Mahmudullah 13*, Mosaddek 7*
21:45 hrs IST: Notable over from Amir, three off it. Bangladesh are 164/5 after 34 overs. Mahmudullah 10*, Mosaddek 3*. Drinks are on the field now!
21:40 hrs IST: Super over from Shaheen, a wicket and seven runs. Bangladesh are 161/5 after 33 overs. Mahmudullah 8*, Mosaddek 2*
21:36 hrs IST: OUT! Edged and taken! Massive wicket for Pakistan. Shakib departs for 64(77), and it's Shaheen who has struck again. Ends the tournament with 606 runs - the third most in a single men's World Cup edition. Mosaddek Hossain comes to the crease.
21:27 hrs IST: Twelve off the last two overs. Bangladesh are 151/4 after 31 overs. Shakib 61*, Mahmudullah 8*
21:20 hrs IST: FOUR! Pitched up from Shaheen, an offcutter, Liton fails to read it and chips it straight to Sohail at cover. Second scalp for Shaheen. Mahmudullah comes to the crease. Bangladesh are 139/4 after 29 overs.
21:14 hrs IST: Imad has been accurate, while Shadab has proven to be expensive today. Bangladesh are 136/3 after 28 overs. Shakib 56*, Liton 32*. Shaheen comes into the attack.
21:08 hrs IST: Single and that's another half-century for Shakib. It's his 7th fifty-plus score. Fans will be disappointed that they will not get to see his brilliance in the knockout stage. Bangladesh are 122/3 after 26 overs.
21:04 hrs IST: Fine over from Imad, four off it. Bangladesh are 115/3 after 25 overs. Shakib 45*, Liton 22*
20:59 hrs IST: Spin from both ends - Imad and Shadab. Bangladesh are 105/3 after 23 overs. Shakib 41*, Liton 16*
20:53 hrs IST: A wicket and 17 runs off the last 30 balls. Bangladesh are 92/3 after 21 overs. Shakib 35*, Liton 9*
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20:40 hrs IST: OUT! Length ball, angling across Mushfiqur, who looks to play it towards third man but gets an inside-edge onto his stumps. Liton Das comes to the crease. Bangladesh are 79/3 after 18 overs.
20:33 hrs IST: Fine over from Imad, only two off it. Bangladesh are 77/2 after 17 overs. Shakib 30*, Mushfiqur 16*. Wahab to continue.
20:29 hrs IST: Eight off the last two overs. Bangladesh are 75/2 after 16 overs. Shakib 29*, Rahim 15*. Imad Wasim comes into the attack.
20:22 hrs IST: FOUR! Full delivery from Wahab, Shakib hits it past the non-striker. Long-on has no chance. Bangladesh are 67/2 after 14 overs. Shakib 23*, Rahim 14*
20:16 hrs IST: Another wonderful over from Shaheen, only two off it. Bangladesh are 59/2 after 13 overs. Shakib 20*, Rahim 9*. Wahab comes into the attack.
20:08 hrs IST: OUT! Tamim fails to read the slower one. Full from Shaheen, and Tamim is too early to go for a straight drive. Excellent! Mushfiqur Rahim comes to the crease. Bangladesh are 49/2 after 11 overs.
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20:02 hrs IST: Decent over from Hafeez, seven off it. Bangladesh are 47/1 after 10 overs. Shakib 17*, Tamim 8*
19:58 hrs IST: Eight off the last two overs. Bangladesh are 40/1 after 9 overs. Shakib 12*, Tamim 6*. Hafeez is back into the attack.
19:51 hrs IST: FOUR! Short delivery from Hafeez, Shakib rocks back and pulls over mid-wicket. He has been terrific form so far in the tourmament! Bangladesh are 32/1 after 7 overs. Shakib 6*, Tamim 4*
19:47 hrs IST: OUT! Sharp catch at point by Fakhar. Sarkar wastes another start. Had a great chance to end the tournament on a high. First scalp for Amir. Shakib comes to the crease. Bangladesh are 27/1 after 6 overs.
19:41 hrs IST: FOUR! Full from Hafeez, Sarkar makes room and lifts it over extra cover. Shot! Bangladesh are 22/0 after 5 overs. Sarkar 18*, Tamim 4*. Amir to continue.
19:38 hrs IST: Just seven off the last 12 balls. Bangladesh are 15/0 after 4 overs. Sarkar 12*, Tamim 3*
19:31 hrs IST: DROPPED! Sohail drops a sitter at first slip. Lifeline for Sarkar. Bangladesh are 8/0 after 2 overs. Sarkar 7*, Tamim 1*. And New Zealand have officially qualified for the semis. Pakistan are out.
19:27 hrs IST: Splendid start from Hafeez. It's a maiden! Bangladesh are 0/0 after the first over. Mohammad Amir comes into the attack.
19:24 hrs IST: Time for Bangladesh's reply. Tamim Iqbal to take strike. Mohammad Hafeez to open the attack.
18:53 hrs IST: That's it. Back-to-back five-wicket hauls for Mustafizur but he misses a hattrick. Pakistan finish on 315/9. Pakistan need to bowl Bangladesh out for seven runs or less to qualify for semis. We'll be back in 30 minutes.
18:45 hrs IST: Consecutive boundaries for Imad, moves to 37 off just 22 deliveries. 300 up for Pakistan. Mustafizur to bowl the final six balls.
18:39 hrs IST: FOUR! Full from Mustafiz, Amir hits in the gap between mid-off and cover for a boundary. Before this, Mustafiz got the better of Shadab. Pakistan are 295/7 after 48 overs. Saifuddin to bowl the penultimate over.
18:33 hrs IST: OUT! Yorker, aimed straight on off stump. Wahab has no answer to it. Third wicket from Saifuddin. Shadab Khan comes to the crease. Pakistan are 289/6 after 47 overs.
18:26 hrs IST: Another expensive over, this time from Mustafizur. 12 off it. Pakistan are 279/5 after 46 overs. Imad 19*, Wahab 1*
Sarfaraz is walking off! Massive blow for Pakistan. Doesn't look fit enough to go for the big shots. Wahab Riaz comes to the crease.
18:19 hrs IST: Costly over from Saifuddin, 11 off it. Pakistan are 267/5 after 45 overs. Imad 9*, Sarfaraz 2*
Sarfaraz hit hard near his right elbow at the non-striker. He gets some treatment and is ready to continue.
18:08 hrs IST: OUT! Sohail falls cheaply. 100th ODI wicket for Mustafizur. He's got to the landmark in 54 games. Good phase for Bangladesh, three wickets in the last 24 balls. Pakistan are 256/5 after 44 overs.
18:01 hrs IST: OUT! Full from Mehidy, on off, Hafeez sweeps off his pads. It's in the air, and the fielder at deep backward square - Shakib - completes a neat catch. Mehidy finishes with 1/30. Imad Wasim comes to the crease. Pakistan are 249/4 after 43 overs.
17:54 hrs IST: Single towards long-on and that's a century for Imam - his maiden 100-plus score and also the first at Lord's. Huge applause from the crowd! But just a ball later, he gets out hit wicket. Walks back disappointed but what an innings! Haris Sohail comes to the crease. Pakistan are 247/3 after 42 overs.
17:48 hrs IST: FOUR! Tossed up from Shakib, Hafeez drives it over the fielder at cover. Easy pickings! Expensive over from Shakib, 13 off it. He ends with 0/57. Pakistan are 243/2 after 41 overs. Imam 99*, Hafeez 24*. Mustafizur is back into the attack.
17:45 hrs IST: Just five off Mehidy's penultimate over. Pakistan are 230/2 after 40 overs. Imam 96*, Hafeez 14*
17:41 hrs IST: FOUR! Flighted delivery from Shakib, Imam gets down on one knee and hits it over Shakib's head, two bounces and a boundary. Pakistan are 225/2 after 39 overs. Imam 93*, Hafeez 14*
17:34 hrs IST: Very good over from Shakib, five off it (one was leg bye). Pakistan are 209/2 after 37 overs. Imam 81*, Hafeez 10*
17:30 hrs IST: FOUR! Pitched up from Mortaza, Hafeez lofts it over the fielder at mid-off. Nice! Pakistan are 204/2 after 36 overs. Imam 79*, Hafeez 8*. Shakib to continue
17:22 hrs IST: Solid over from Shakib, only three off it. Pakistan are 197/2 after 35 overs. Imam 78*, Hafeez 2*. Time for drinks!
17:19 hrs IST: FOUR! Short of a length delivery from Saifuddin, outside off stump, Imam cuts it past backward point for a boundary. Pakistan are 194/2 after 34 overs. Imam 76*, Hafeez 1*. Shakib comes back into the attack.
17:14 hrs IST: FOUR! Poor from Mehidy. Imam drove it to the bowler, who fired a throw to the keeper. Rahim had no chance of grabbing it! Pakistan are 187/2 after 33 overs. Imam 69*, Hafeez 1*
17:10 hrs IST: OUT! Yorker from Saifuddin, on leg stump, hits Azam on the toes. He reviews it immediately but nothing on UltraEdge. End of a beautiful innings from the Pakistan No. 3. Goes for 96(98). Mohammad Hafeez comes to the crease. Pakistan are 180/2 after 32 overs.
Pakistan need to score above 350 to stand a chance. Looks possible given the way Azam is batting.
17:03 hrs IST: Mehidy has been very disciplined with his line and lengths. Pakistan are 166/1 after 31 overs. Azam 87*, Imam 59*. Saifuddin comes into the attack.
17:00 hrs IST: FOUR! Length from Mustafizur, on middle, Azam pulls it powerfully past deep backward square. Classy! Costly over from the Bangladesh, 15 off it. Pakistan are 163/1 after 30 overs. Azam 86*, Imam 57*
16:55 hrs IST: Another extremely good over from Mehidy, just four off it. Pakistan are 148/1 after 29 overs. Azam 73*, Imam 55*
16:47 hrs IST: FOUR! Length ball from Mosaddek, Imam cuts it behind square. Saifuddin prepares to gather the ball but it goes through his hands! Half-century for Imam off 52 balls. Pakistan are 137/1 after 27 overs.
16:40 hrs IST: FOUR! Back of a length from Mustafiz, Imam pulls it behind square. Saifuddin dives but his effort goes in vain. Azam dropped at point by Mosaddek. Bangladesh's fielding needs to improve. Pakistan are 123/1 after 26 overs. Azam 60*, Imam 45*
16:34 hrs IST: Only seven runs off the last 12 deliveries. Pakistan are 115/1 after 25 overs. Azam 57*, Imam 40*. Mustafizur comes back into the attack.
16:29 hrs IST: FOUR! Length ball from Mosaddek, Azam backs away and punches it through cover. Superb! Another half-century for Azam - fourth in this tournament and 15th overall. What a player! Needs to keep going. Pakistan are 108/1 after 23 overs.
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16:23 hrs IST: Nice and tidy from Mosaddek, four off it. Boundaries hard to come by. Pakistan are 98/1 after 21 overs. Azam 45*, Imam 35*.
16:19 hrs IST: Would be interesting to see if Pakistan shift gears in the next 10 overs or so. They are 94/1 after 20 overs. Azam 42*, Imam 34*. Mosaddek Hossain comes into the attack.
16:11 hrs IST: Impressive over from Shakib, only two off it. Pakistan are 84/1 after 18 overs. Azam 38*, Imam 28*. Drinks are on the field now!
16:07 hrs IST: Thirty-three runs off the last 30 balls. Pakistan are 82/1 after 17 overs. Azam 36*, Imam 28*
16:01 hrs IST: Another satisfactory over from Mortaza, eight off it. Pakistan are 72/1 after 15 overs. Azam 29*, Imam 25*. Has been a slow start from Sarfaraz's side. They need some big overs here.
15:56 hrs IST: FIVE WIDES - Fuller length delivery from Shakib, down leg, Mushfiqur fails to gather it. Costly start from Shakib, 11 off it. Pakistan are 64/1 after 14 overs. Azam 28*, Imam 18*
15:53 hrs IST: Good over from Mortaza, four off it. Pakistan are 53/1 after 13 overs. Azam 25*, Imam 15*. Shakib Al Hasan comes into the attack.
15:49 hrs IST: FOUR! Short and wide from Mustafiz, Azam goes for the cut but gets an edge between the keeper and wide slip. Decent over from Bangladeshi despite the boundary. Pakistan are 49/1 after 12 overs. Azam 23*, Imam 13*
15:44 hrs IST: Seven off Mortaza's first six balls. Pakistan are 45/1 after 11 overs. Azam 19*, Imam 13*
15:39 hrs IST: FOUR! Fraction short from Mustafiz, Azam gets on top of the bounce and hits it past cover. No chance for any fielder. Pakistan are 38/1 after the first Powerplay. Azam 14*, Imam 11*. Another change. Mashrafe Mortaza comes into the attack.
15:34 hrs IST: Only nine runs and Mehidy finishes half his spell. Pakistan are 31/1 after 9 overs. Imam 10*, Babar 8*. First change in bowling. Mustafizur Rahman comes into the attack.
15:31 hrs IST: OUT! Full from Saifuddin, wide outside off, Fakhar to hit this over point but finds Mehidy, who takes a sharp catch. The Pakistan opener didn't look comfortable during his 31-ball stay at the crease. Babar Azam comes to the crease. Pakistan are 28/1 after 8 overs.
15:26 hrs IST: Mehidy continues to keep things tight. 4-0-6-0. Outstanding figures! Pakistan are 23/0 after 7 overs. Fakhar 13*, Imam 10*
15:23 hrs IST: FOUR! Full from Saifuddin, outside off, Imam gets forward to the pitch of the ball and times it through extra cover. Shot! Pakistan are 22/0 after 6 overs. Fakhar 12*, Imam 10*
15:19 hrs IST: Magnificent over from Mehidy, just off it. Pakistan are 17/0 after 5 overs. Fakhar 11*, Imam 6*
15:16 hrs IST: FOUR! Another length delivery from Saifuddin, outside leg stump, Imam flicks it past the short fine leg fielder. Pakistan are 16/0 after 4 overs. Fakhar 10*, Imam 6*. Mehidy to continue
15:12 hrs IST: Fakhar miscues after being beaten in the flight. Luckily, it drops short wide of long-off. Tidy over from Mehidy, only three off it. Pakistan are 10/0 after 3 overs. Fakhar 9*, Imam 1*
15:08 hrs IST: FOUR! Length ball from Saifuddin, width on offer, Fakhar punishes it past point for his first boundary. Double off the last delivery - towards fine leg. Pakistan are 7/0 after 2 overs. Fakhar 7*, Imam 0*
15:03 hrs IST: Fakhar gets off the mark with a single towards long-off. Fine start from the Bangladesh off-spinner. Pakistan are 1/0 after the first over. Mohammad Saifuddin comes into the attack.
15:00 hrs IST: Time for live action. Imam-ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman to open. Mehidy Hasan to begin the proceedings.
14:50 hrs IST: For Pakistan to qualify -
Beat Bangladesh by 311 runs after scoring 350
Beat Bangladesh by 316 runs after scoring 400
Beat Bangladesh by 321 runs after scoring 450
14:37 hrs IST: Playing XIs
Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Mahmudullah, Liton Das, Mosaddek Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehidy Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Mustafizur Rahman
Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Haris Sohail, Sarfaraz Ahmed(w/c), Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Shaheen Afridi
14:33 hrs IST: Pakistan have won the toss and have opted to bat
14:11 hrs IST: The all-important toss in 20 minutes
14:06 hrs IST: They came to see Chris Gayle; instead they had to settle for watching the future of West Indies batting. Gayle was supposed to be the story at Headingley, playing his final match at an ICC Cricket World Cup.
A pair of tantalizing landmarks were within reach. Brian Lara’s record number of one-day runs for the West Indies would be beaten with a score of 18. If he reached 47 he would overhaul Lara as the Windies’ record run-getter in World Cups. A nick behind off the bowling of Dawlat Zadran when on just seven ended his hopes of breaking either but Gayle’s impact will not be remembered for the numbers.
13:51 hrs IST: BIG NUMBER - Shakib Al Hasan has scored 542 runs so far, the most by a Bangladeshi at a single edition; in the process he has recorded six scores of 50+, only Sachin Tendulkar has recorded more in an edition of the tournament (seven in 2003).
13:42 hrs IST: Mustafizur Rahman needs two more for 100 scalps in ODIs.
13:34 hrs IST: This will be the second meeting between Pakistan and Bangladesh at a World Cup, the first match took place when the tournament was last held in England (1999, Bangladesh won by 62 runs).
13:28 hrs IST: Pakistan have won their last three World Cup 2019 matches; after becoming champions in 1992 they have only managed more consecutive victories at a single edition twice (four in both 1999 and 2015).
13:24 hrs IST: STAT ATTACK - Bangladesh have won their last four ODIs against Pakistan. Prior to this, Pakistan had recorded 31 wins from 32 clashes against the Tigers, including 25 in a row.
13:19 hrs IST: Hello and welcome to Outlook's live coverage of the ICC World Cup 2019 game between Pakistan and Bangladesh.
Reaching the knockout stages remains a mathematical possibility for Sarfraz Ahmed's side following fourth-placed New Zealand's loss to hosts England on Wednesday. (RESULTS)
Yet, in reality, an improbable result of freak proportions will be required if the fifth-placed side are to overhaul a Black Caps team two points clear of them and with a superior net run rate. (POINTS TABLE)
So what does Pakistan need to do today?
If they are to stand any chance of extending their stay in England at all, they must bat first.
Should the toss go their way, they will then be required to record a victory of well in excess of 300 runs - 311 runs after posting 350 or by 316 runs after scoring 400 - in order to better New Zealand's net run-rate, which stands at +0.175 as opposed to Pakistan's score of -0.792.
Bangladesh have proven tricky opponents throughout the tournament and in star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan possess one of the top performers of this World Cup.
Shakib has already claimed a place in the record books by becoming the first all-rounder in tournament history to score 500 runs and claim 10 wickets - and he is unlikely to be finished yet.
TOURNAMENT SO FAR
With four wins from their opening eight matches - including the scalps of England and New Zealand - there are plenty of positives for Pakistan to take from this World Cup. Consistency has evaded them, however, and there is an air of resignation to their fate.
It is a tournament which has delivered some memorable moments for Bangladesh too. That opening-match triumph over South Africa has set the tone for a series of spirited - and, on three occasions, winning - performances with the superb Shakib right at the very heart of it.
WHAT THEY SAID
Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed: "Definitely, we're interested in finishing on a high note. So we will try our best. It is very difficult - 316 runs is a big margin. Only if you're batting first, if you score 600 runs or 500 runs. I don't know what the study is behind (how positions are decided in future World Cups) but I can't do anything."
Bangladesh coach Steve Rhodes: "There's no such thing as a dead rubber. Both teams desperate to beat each other. We certainly are. I'm pretty sure they are. They've got a lot to play for as well. So, we're looking to obviously win. We want to win. So if we can take the scalp of Pakistan in the World Cup, we'll be very, very proud of the boys."