Pakistan have successfully registered a win against Bangladesh in the first semi-final of the under-19 Asia Cup 2017 to reach the final of the competition.
The national team won the toss and elected to bowl first in Kuala Lumpur.
Bangladesh secured a massive total of 274 at the loss of six wickets in the 50-overs as Pinak Ghosh struck 82 runs from 93 balls consisting of eight boundaries and a six to his name. Skipper Saif Hassan made 61 runs from 78 balls registering nine boundaries and a six.
Pakistan reach ACC U19 Youth Asia Cup final in Malaysia by beating Bangladesh on D/L method in the first semi-final. Well done Boys in Green! pic.twitter.com/oZ6v0vofH4
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Pakistan made a steady start but due to the Duckworth Lewis method, Pakistan were set a revised target of 199 which the team achieved in 39 overs.
The Green shirts managed to succesfully chase down the target in the 39th over and secured a monumental victory.
The pick of the batsmen was Mohammad Taha who scored 92 runs off 97 deliveries, hitting eight boundaries and three massive sixes.
Saad Khan and Mohammad Mohsin Khan also made healthy contributions of 35 and 26 runs respectively.