World Twenty20: Ahmed Shehzad slams maiden T20I ton

Ahmed Shehzad finished unbeaten on 111 off 62 balls. His explosive knock included 10 hits to the fence and 5 sixes.

updated: March 30, 2014 16:51 IST
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Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad added misery to the enthusiastic home fans in Bangladesh as he slammed the second ton of the World Twenty20 in the Group 2 encounter against the hosts at Mirpur on Sunday. (Scorecard)

Shehzad's knock came in 58 balls and included 9 fours and 4 sixes. England's Alex Hales had slammed the first century off this tournament (off 60 balls) against Sri Lanka on Thursday. (Live Blog)

Shehzad and his opening partner Kamran Akmal gave Pakistan a quick start as they put on 43 for the first wicket off just 27 balls, of which only 9 runs came off Akmal's willow.

Abdur Razzak got rid of Akmal but Shehzad made sure not to let the momentum slip away, and kept pushing up the scoring rate.

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