Sri Lanka tour of United Arab Emirates
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka ODI Series – 1st ODI
ODI no. 3212 Dubai International Cricket Stadium
Highlights of the match
Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 8 wickets with 169 balls remaining in the first One Day International match played at Dubai(DSC) on Friday. Younus Khan and Imran Farhat helped Pakistan to register an easy win. In bowling former captain Shahid Afridi did the great job with ball. Afridi who picked up 3 wickets for 27 runs in 9.3 overs spell declared man of the match. At presentation Afridi said “Alhamdullilah, feeling great to come back in the international arena after a while. We have a good team combination at the moment, we’re going through a rebuilding process. Misbah is leading the team very well.” After winning the toss Sri Lankan skipper TM Dilshan decided to bat first at slow batting track and set only 131 runs on the board. Sri Lankan fast bowler Lakmal who picked up both the Pakistani wicket remain the most successful bowler for Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka 131 (40.3 ov)
Pakistan 132/2 (21.5 ov)
Full Scorecard Pakistan v Sri Lanka ODI Series 1st ODI