Last Over Thrillier : Pakistan narrowly win

On the first ball of the sixth over, a drive from Babar hit Taskin Ahmed flush on the hand, causing the Bangladesh fast bowler to go off for medical attention, with Shohidul Islam completing his over.

Last Over Thrillier : Pakistan narrowly win

When Taskin returned a little later, it seemed like little more than a footnote in the game.

Last Over Thrillier : Pakistan narrowly win

But towards the end it became immediately apparent that Shohidul taking over the sixth over meant Bangladesh were a bowler short for the final six deliveries.

Last Over Thrillier : Pakistan narrowly win

Captain Mahmudullah took on the job himself, with Pakistan needing eight. He began with a dot ball before Sarfaraz sent one straight down cow corner's throat, and Haider sent the next one down to long-on.

Last Over Thrillier : Pakistan narrowly win

Mahmudullah was on a hat-trick, Pakistan needed eight off three, and two new batters were at the crease.

Last Over Thrillier : Pakistan narrowly win

Iftikhar met his first delivery with a lovely lofted drive that went all the way for six, but with two to get off the last two balls, he went for the glory shot and was out caught at short third man.

Last Over Thrillier : Pakistan narrowly win

This is where things began to tip over in bedlam. Mahmudullah bowled from well behind the umpire, and Nawaz pulled out exceptionally late as the ball clattered into the stumps.

Last Over Thrillier : Pakistan narrowly win

The umpires called a dead ball but a brief argument ensued, with Bangladesh clearly unhappy about that call. Next delivery, Mahmudullah stopped in his stride, threatening to run the non-striker out.

Last Over Thrillier : Pakistan narrowly win

The build-up over, he finally tossed one up full, and Nawaz backed away to clear extra cover, finding a gap and taking Pakistan through to the narrowest of victories.