Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Hassan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq give Pakistan unassailable 3-0 series lead

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets to inflict a tenth straight defeat on the islanders.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: October 19, 2017 12:23 am
pakistan vs sri lanka, pak vs sl score, pak vs sl 3rd odi, Sri Lanka national cricket team, Pakistan national cricket team, cricket news, indian express Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Pakistan lead the five-match series 3-0 after comfortable wins in all three games. (Source: AP)

Sri Lanka’s losing streak in ODIs continued and the number changed to ten after Pakistan delivered a brutal 7 wicket victory in Abu Dhabi. The islanders looked steady at one point before quick loss of wickets and resultant five wickets for Hasan Ali had them dismissed for a meagre 208 runs. That was never going to be enough to bother Pakistan and soon it showed. Even as Sri Lanka went about hoping to cause Pakistan trouble, they failed in doing so with debutant Imam-ul-Haq scoring his maiden ODI century to justify uncle Inzamam-ul-Haq’s faith in him to be selected for the series. With the win, Pakistan are 3-0 up in the series with the fourth and fifth ODI becoming sheer formality.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI Score and Updates:

TEAMS:

Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Fahim Ashraf, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed(w/c), Imam-ul-Haq, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Rumman Raees, Junaid Khan

Sri Lanka: Niroshan Dickwella(w), Upul Tharanga(c), Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne, Chamara Kapugedera, Milinda Siriwardana, Thisara Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Jeffrey Vandersay, Dushmantha Chameera, Lahiru Gamage

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