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November 25, 2001
Pakistan Under-19 sealed the five-match one-day series against their Sri Lankan counterparts by taking an unbeatable 3-0 lead after winning the third game by 15 runs at Sheikhupura Stadium Saturday.
Left-hander Kamran Sajid struck 61 off 76 balls with four fours as Pakistan made 200 for nine in 45 overs after winning the toss, according to details available here.
Enadulade Wijeratne claimed three for 46 and Sri Lankan skipper Dhammika Niroshan took two for 16.
The tourists, in reply, were dismissed for 185 in 43.3 overs with Charith Fernando making 63 off 88 balls. His knock was laced with four boundaries.
Yasir Shah was Pakistan's most successful bowler with figures of three for 38. New ball pair Najaf Shah and Mohammad Khalil chipped in with two wickets apiece while giving away 35 and 28 runs respectively.
The final two matches are scheduled for Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.
After the tragedy of Phillip Hughes' death, this match showed that cricket and life will continue to go on. This time Test cricket dug in and got through to tea.
After a long time we have seen an Indian team and captain enjoy the challenge of trying to overcome stronger opposition in an overseas Test