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In Pics ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

Shaheen Afridi’s brilliant 6/35, the youngest to take a five-wicket haul and the best by a Pakistan bowler in the World Cup helped Pakistan avenge a 20-year pain by beating Bangladesh by 94 runs in Lord’s as their tournament ended in a bittersweet manner.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 05 July 2019, 11:19:45 PM
Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

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Pakistan secured their first win against Bangladesh in the World Cup by registering a 94-run win thanks to Shaheen Afridi's 6/35 and a superb ton from Imam-ul-Haq. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

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Pakistan won the toss and chose to bat as they looked to score over 400 and stay alive in the race for the play-offs. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

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Fakhar Zaman departed early and Bangladesh did not give away easy runs to Pakistan. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

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Imam ul Haq looked in good touch and he was given good support by Babar Azam. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

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The partnership between Azam and Imam went past 100 as Pakistan eyed a big score. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

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Azam missed out on a century as he was trapped LBW for 96 by Saifuddin. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

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Imam ul Haq scored his maiden World Cup ton and seventh overall as Pakistan made good progress. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

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However, Mustafizur picked up five wickets as Pakistan lost their way in the death overs to finish on 315/9. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

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In response, Bangladesh knocked Pakistan out but Mohammad Amir removed Soumya Sarkar after a brisk start. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

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Pakistan continued to strike at regular intervals and Bangladesh never got going in the chase. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

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Shakib Al Hasan scored his seventh fifty-plus score in the 2019 World Cup and became the third person after Sachin Tendulkar and Matthew Hayden to score 600 runs in an edition. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

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However, Shaheen Afridi ended with 6/35, the best figures by a Pakistan bowler in World Cups as they beat Bangladesh by 94 runs but failed to secure qualification in the semi-final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. (Image credit: Getty Images)