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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 6 wickets

Pakistan chased down Sri Lanka's 151-run target in the last over after handy knocks from Sarfraz Ahmed (38) and Umar Akmal (48).


Updated: March 4, 2016 10:21:49 pm
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Pakistan ended their Asia Cup campaign with a win against Sri Lanka by 6 wickets. Sarfraz Ahmed and Umar Akmal played handy knocks to chase down Sri Lanka’s 151-run target. The Islanders could only manage one win in the tournament

Cricket Scorecard: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka

As it happened

2211 hrs IST: Pakistan win! Nuwan Kulasekara drops Shoaib Malik at mid-off and the batsmen run the single needed for the win. Pakistan win by 6 wickets

WICKET! Umar Akmal hits one brilliantly but Perera takes a stunner to delay Pakistan’s win

2207 hrs IST: Umar Akmal canters one into the stands to seal the game. 1 needed

2200 hrs IST: Umar Akmal has taken Pakistan close to a victory

2149 hrs IST: Umar Akmal takes 16 off the last 5 balls off the 15th over. 19 in total. 32 needed off 30

2139 hrs IST: Pakistan lose Sarfraz Ahmed! Sri Lanka still have a chance. Pakistan are 94/3 chasing 151

2130 hrs IST: Sarfraz Ahmed scores 12 of the 11th over and Pakistan are 81/2 after 11 overs

2118 hrs IST: WICKET! Sharjeel tries to clear another one but is caught at long-on. Out for 31. Pakistan 58/2

2112 hrs IST: Sharjeel cracks consecutive fours as Pakistan bring up 50 runs at the end of the powerplay

2100 hrs IST: WICKET! Mohammad Hafeez gives a soft catch back to Jayasuriya

2045 hrs IST: Pakistan have begun well in the chase of 151

2026 hrs IST: 20 overs done! Sri Lanka post 150/4 after fifties from Dinesh Chandimal and Tilakaratne Dilshan

2012 hrs IST: Wahab Riaz to bowl the last over of the innings. SL are 141/4. How much will they score?

2013 hrs IST: WICKET! Another one for Irfan, second in three balls. Shanaka bowled. Sri Lanka losing plot here

2011 hrs IST: WICKET! Irfan castles Kapugedara! Straight and it breaks the stupms

2006 hrs IST: FIFTY! Dilshan hits back form with a fifty! So important for Sri Lanka

2003 hrs IST: WICKET! And there is another one! Jayasuriya caught in the deep off Shoaib Malik

1955 hrs IST: WICKET! Pakistan finally get a wicket. Wahab dismisses Chandimal in the 15th over

1945 hrs IST: Dinesh Chandimal scores his second fifty of the tournament! Off just 43 balls

1943 hrs IST: Sri Lanka are 90/0 after 12 overs

1926 hrs IST: Well that’s a good over. Five runs from it. 49 from 7 overs.

1923 hrs IST: After two dot balls, Mohammad Nawaz strays down the leg and is easily swept for another boundary. 18 runs right after the power play.

1922 hrs IST: FOUR, SIX AND FOUR! Dilshan steps down the track and smashes three in a row beyond the boundary.

1920 hrs IST: Five overs in and Sri Lanka look comfortable at 26/0. Aided by a drop in the fifth over.

1850 hrs IST: A win for any team will boost their confidence before the World T20

1832 hrs IST: Pakistan make three changes to their playing XI while Sri Lanka without the services of Angelo Mathews

1830 hrs IST: Pakistan win toss, elect to bowl

1810 hrs IST: Sri Lanka’s batting a major problem. Missing Lasith Malinga in the bowling department

1808 hrs IST: Pakistan have to get their order right. A lot has been said about their approach but today they need to be quality

1800 hrs IST: Pakistan and Sri Lanka are playing a dead rubber but still important for both teams

Build Up

I promised Shahid Afridi that he will lead Pakistan at World T20: PCB chief

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PCB chief Shaharyar Khan has tried to quell speculations about a possible change in the captaincy before the World T20 by declaring that the board had no plans to remove Shahid Afridi.

Pakistan undone by their ‘strength’

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Coming into the Asia Cup, Pakistan’s batting was the bigger of their concerns but they were banking their hopes on the bowling effort to guide them to the trophy. But on Wednesday in Mirpur, it was the bowling that came undone in their 5-wicket loss to Bangladesh.

Most worrying thing is that we haven’t clicked as a batting order: Mathews

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Sri Lanka’s stand-in captain Angelo Mathews made no bones about the fact that the string of defeats has had “damaging” effect on their morale ahead of the ICC World T20 in India starting next week.

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