The in form batsman of the Lankan Lions, Kumar Sangakkara, once again played an important innings whereas their bowlers restricted Afghanistan within limits.
Samiullah Shenwari and Asghar Stanikzai plundered 164 runs for the sixth wicket while their bowlers squeezed the innings of Bangladesh to win the game.
A scintillating ton from the middle order batsman, Umar Akmal, lifted his team from the doldrums as Pakistan triumphed against Afghanistan in an important game.
The minnows of the cricket world, Afghanistan, fought well against the mighty Pakistani side who managed to win the match on the final delivery of the game.
Luke Wright toyed with the bowling of Afghanistan but missed his century by one run as England won the ICC World Twenty20 match comprehensively by a huge margin.
Shahid Afridi spins out minnows Afghanistan in the ODI match at Sarjah.