WEB DESK (Dunya News) – Pakistan lost two quick wickets as former skipper Azhar Ali and Babar Azam were back in the pavilion with just 19 runs on the board. Ahmed Shehzad fell to Shakib Al Hasan for 44 afterward.
Earlier, Bangladesh won the toss and elected to field first at Edgbaston in a practice match prior to the mega event.
A superb knock of 102 that included four towering sixes and nine boundaries made things really nightmarish for the bowling side in warm-up as Bangladesh register 341 in the allotted fifty overs.
Moreover, proper support was also provided by Imrul Kayes and Mushfiqur Rahim by scoring 61 and 46 respectively to help their side in putting a mammoth total on the board.
Junaid proved expensive however was able to get four wickets in the match.
Hasan Ali and Shadab Khan also took two wickets each.
Before the match, Green Shirts conducted practice session at Edgbaston where batting and bowling combinations were tested. The team trained hard before the practice match, and new kit for Champions Trophy was also revealed.
Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed is hopeful for success in the warm-up match as well as in the main event. Pakistan are ranked last out of the eight teams that are participating in Champions Trophy. Bangladesh are two positions above Pakistan, occupying sixth spot.