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IPCWC: Bangladesh ends up as runners-up

  • Published at 05:52 pm July 13th, 2019
Bangladesh representatives pose for a group photo at the Inter-Parliamentary Cricket World Cup (IPCWC) in London Courtesy

Bangladesh lost the final to Pakistan by nine wickets

Bangladesh lost the final to Pakistan at the Inter-Parliamentary Cricket World Cup (IPCWC) by nine wickets in London.

Bangladesh batted first and scored 105 runs and Pakistan successfully chased the target down in 12 overs on Friday, reports UNB.

Earlier, in the group stage, Bangladesh had defeated Pakistan by 13 runs. However, they failed to replicate the same performance in the final tournament.

Bangladesh beat the host England in the semi-final by 37. 

Enamul Haque scalped four wickets in the semi-final and made the difference between two teams.

Pakistan, on the other hand, made their way to the final beating Afghanistan by eight wickets.

A total of eight teams participated in this tournament which was divided by two groups: England, Australia, India and Afghanistan were in group A while Bangladesh, Pakistan, New Zealand and a team named as All-Stars were in group B.

The event was organized to promote the relationship between the parliamentarians of the participants' countries.