Dhaka, Nov 29: Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by 50 runs in the one-off Twenty20 international at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium in Dhaka on Tuesday.
Pakistan, restricted to 135-7 after electing to take first strike, hit back to keep Bangladesh down to 85-9 on a slow wicket.
The rivals begin a three-match one-day series from Thursday, followed by two Tests.
Mohd Hafeez was the star of Pakistani win, scoring 25 runs and grabbing two wickets with a figure of 2/11. Shoaib Malik took 2 wickets for 7 runs.
Pakistan batted first, but the Bangladeshi bowlers restricted them to 135 for 7. Umran Akmal made 20 and Misbah-ul-Haq made 21 runs. For Bangladesh, Shakib al Hasan and Alok Kapali took two wickets each.
Nasir Hossain remained not out for 35, as Bangladesh slumped to 85 for 9 in the allotted overs.
Pakistan 135-7 in 20 overs; Bangladesh 85-9 in 20 overs.
Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq (capt), Mohammad Hafeez, Imran Farhat, Asad Shafiq, Shahid Afridi, Umar Akmal, Shoaib Malik, Saeed Ajmal, Umar Gul, Aizaz Cheema, Sohail Tanvir.
Bangladesh: Mushfiqur Rahim (capt), Imrul Kayes, Naeem Islam, Alok Kapali, Shakib Al Hasan, Mohammad Mahmudullah, Nasir Hossain, Farhad Reza, Abdur Razzak, Rubel Hossain, Shafiul Islam.
Umpires: Nadir Shah (BAN) and Sharfuddoula Saikat (BAN)
TV umpire: Enamul Haque (BAN)
Match referee: Javagal Srinath (IND)