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Pakistan Wins Inter-Parliamentary Cricket World Cup

Pakistan won Inter-Parliamentary Cricket World Cup defeating Bangladesh by nine wickets on Friday.

Batting first, Bangladesh scored 105 in the final match of the tournament.

Pakistan successfully chased the target in 12th over with highest score of Ali Amin Gandapur with 52 and Ali Zahid with 30 runs.

Earlier, Pakistan had thrashed Afghanistan by 8 wickets in the first semi-final of Inter Parliamentary Cricket World Cup.

The tournament was organised to promote relationships between the parliamentarians and to celebrate the Cricket World Cup taking place now in England and Wales.

The four-day tournament concluded in England on Friday. The lawmakers from Pakistan, England, Australia, New Zealand, India, Bangladesh and Afghanis­tan participated in the event.