After winning the toss, Bangladeshi skipper Mohammad Ashraful pushed back
Chasing this target, Bangladeshi players could compile only 163 for 8 in 40 overs. Wahab Riaz and Shahid Afridi dismissed Bangladeshi batting line up. Both got three wickets each. Mohammad Ashraful made a fighting score of unbeaten 56 but it cam too late. Many young players got selections in both teams. Bangladeshi medium fast bowler Dolar Mahmud made his debut in this match. This 19 year old bowler got only one wicket of Kamran Akmal.
Pakistani opening bowling pair Umar Gul and Sohail Tanvir did their job successfully. These pair became successful to remain