4 May 2010

Wins for Pakistan and India over minnows

12:35 pm on 4 May 2010

Pakistan's cricketers have beaten Bangladesh by 21 runs in their opening Twenty20 World Cup clash in St Lucia.

Chasing Pakistan's total of 172 for three, Bangladesh could only manage 151 for seven.

India earlier thrashed Afghanistan by seven wickets, also in St Lucia.

Batting first, Afghanistan made 115 for eight which India easily chased down with just under five overs in hand, reaching 116 for three.