Pakistan voyage to win on Lahore’s enormous night
Shoaib Malik seared his way to a 23-ball fifty, Mohammad Amir scythed through Sri Lanka’s pursuit to guarantee his best T20 figures, and Pakistan gave a rowdy home group a night to recall, as they trounced Sri Lanka by 36 runs, and cleared the arrangement 3-0.Watch Full Highlights At my-cricket-highlights.com
In spite of the fact that Friday’s match had been tense, this was yet another constrained overs bungle in a visit that has been brimming with them. On a smoggy Lahore evening, Pakistan’s 180 for 3 dependably appeared past Sri Lanka’s thin batting request. Dasun Shanaka’s 54 off 36 balls was valiant, yet even while he was at the wrinkle, Sri Lanka were too a long ways behind the rate – none of the other batsmen having discovered their range. Amir, who had taken the main wicket, likewise thumped out the lower center request, taking 4 for 13. On occasion in the last finished, he knocked down some pins with three slips set up, as Sri Lanka limped to 144 for 9.
A lot of Sri Lankan banners were in plain view at the Gaddafi Stadium, as Pakistan fans demonstrating their appreciation to the visiting group, however barometrical conditions at the scene had a direction on the match also. Dew was in confirm from at a young hour at night, and Sri Lanka’s unpracticed assault got themselves hampered by it, especially towards the finish of the innings. The last finished of the Pakistan innings – rocked the bowling alley by Vikum Sanjaya – was especially harming. In endeavoring to hit the blockhole, Sanjaya conveyed a progression of low full hurls, surrendering three sixes, and spilling 23 runs.
Despite the fact that legspinner Shadab Khan additionally discovered conditions troublesome, Pakistan’s seamers were adequate with the wet ball – Faheem Ashraf and Hasan Ali likewise taking three wickets between them. At no stage did Sri Lanka mount a scary association. Their best was the 39-run remain amongst Shanaka and Chaturanga de Silva, for the fifth wicket.
Fakhar Zaman and Umar Amin had started productively for Pakistan, making 57 off the initial eight overs. Be that as it may, it was Malik who changed the direction of the innings, setting them on course to a forcing score, when they had once been set out toward only a focused aggregate.
He began with a patter of singles, at that point brought the beat up in the sixteenth over by hitting a six and two fours – the second was richly bored square of the wicket on the off side. That over – knocked down some pins by Isuru Udana – would yield 16, and Malik’s force would not waiver until his rejection. He smashed a limit either side of the wicket in the eighteenth over, at that point cut Thisara Perera over point, before finishing a 6th T20I 50 years with another six over midwicket. Beside the conveyance off which he was rejected – holing out to profound midwicket off the knocking down some pins of Sanjaya – Malik scored off each ball. On account of his increasing speed, Pakistan harvested 72 off the last five overs of their innings.
Sri Lanka never truly had the measure of this aggregate. Dilshan Munaweera endeavored to impact Amir’s second ball square of the wicket, and was rocked the bowling alley by an inswinger he never looked like reaching. Next finished – the third of the innings – Sadeera Samarawickrama cleared Imad Wasim straight to the man at profound square leg. Five balls later, Danushka Gunathilaka was gotten and played attempting to pummel Mohammad Hafeez down the ground. Four overs into the pursuit, Sri Lanka were 22 for 3, with a progression of allrounders to come.