DHAKA: Pakistan Left-handed Batsman Fakhar Zaman’s much-needed half-century on Saturday powered Pakistan an eight-wicket victory against Bangladesh, sealing the T20I series in Dhaka.
The Men In Green won the second consecutive T20I of a three-match series, leading the series with 2-0.
Fakhar Zaman struck an unbeaten 57 off 51 balls as Pakistan reached its target of 109-2 in 18.1 overs after restricting Bangladesh to 108-7 in 20 overs.
Bangladesh Batsman Najmul Hossain earlier top-scored with 40 off 34 balls for Bangladesh while Afif Hossain chipped in with 20 runs from 21 balls.
Left-arm Pacer Shaheen Afridi finished with 2-15 for Pakistan while leg-spinner Shadab Khan grabbed 2-22.
Pakistan won the first match of the series by four wickets on Friday.
The third and final match will be held at the same ground on Monday.
Bangladesh: Mahmudullah Riyad (capt), Mohammad Naim, Saif Hassan, Najmul Hossain, Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan Sohan (wk), Mahedi Hasan, Aminul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Taskin Ahmed
Pakistan: Mohammad Rizwan (wk) , Babar Azam (capt), Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Nawaz, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Wasim Jr
Umpires: Gazi Sohel (BAN), Tanvir Ahmed (BAN)
Third Umpire: Masud-ur-Rahman (BAN)
Match Referee: Neeyam-ur-Rashid (BAN)