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Sri Lanka v Pakistan 1985-86

Scrappy in Sri Lanka

Jul 23, 2009: Sri Lanka and Pakistan may get along just fine these days, but back in 1985-86 it was knives out all the time

Interviews by Sidharth Monga

Pakistan-Sri Lanka Test series

Feb 28, 2000: Pakistan toured Sri Lanka later in the same season (1985-86 season)

M Shoaib Ahmed

Tests: Sri Lanka 0 Pakistan 2, ODIs: Sri Lanka 0 Pakistan 2

The Pakistanis in Sri Lanka, 1985-86

1987: A strong Pakistani team, with a popular and tactful manager in Salim Asghar Mian, toured Sri Lanka from February to April, the longest stay of any visiting side

Third Test Match

SRI LANKA v PAKISTAN 1985-86

1987: Sri Lanka fought bravely to keep the series level, the nineteen-year-old Gurusinha, in only his third Test, and the 21-year-old Ranatunga batting throughout the fifth day, which began with Sri Lanka 83 for three

Second Test Match

SRI LANKA v PAKISTAN 1985-86

1987: Kuruppuarachchi, a left-arm medium-fast bowler and one of three new caps, gave Sri Lanka the start they needed when he dismissed Mudassar with his third ball in Test cricket; and De Mel backed up Mendis's decision to insert Pakistan on a green pitch

First Test Match

SRI LANKA v PAKISTAN 1985-86

1987: At Kandy, February 23, 24, 25, 27

Fourth One-day International

†SRI LANKA v PAKISTAN 1985-86

1987: At Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo, March 11

Second One-day International

†SRI LANKA v PAKISTAN 1985-86

1987: At Moratuwa, March 8

First One-day International

†SRI LANKA v PAKISTAN 1985-86

1987: At Kandy, March 2

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Tour Results
New Zealand v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC) - Apr 7, 1986
Pakistan won by 4 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC) - Apr 6, 1986
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
Bangladesh v Pakistan at Moratuwa - Mar 31, 1986
Pakistan won by 7 wickets (with 77 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (PSS) - Mar 30, 1986
Pakistan won by 81 runs
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (PSS) - Mar 22-27, 1986
Match drawn
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