Arafat, Saad help Pakistan U-19 draw series against BD.

LAHORE -- A blistering partnership between Arafat Minhas and Saad Baig saw Pakistan U-19 beat Bangladesh U-19 by seven wickets in the second and final Twenty20 to draw the series 1-1 here at the Multan Cricket Stadium on Friday.

Pakistan captain Saad and Arafat combined for a 119-run partnership after Pakistan were reeling at 46-3 and took the hosts all the way and across the finish line.

Saad smashed eight fours and three sixes in his 50-ball knock of 79 while Arafat plundered the visiting bowlers for a 37-ball 50, which saw him hit four boundaries and six.

Earlier, after being put into bat, Bangladesh posted 163-6 in 20 overs with opener Jishan Alam top-scoring with 73 off 40 balls with the help of nine fours...

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