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Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Karachi

Pakistan win early Mendis battle

Jan 20, 2009: Whatever Pakistan had planned for Ajantha Mendis, it worked in the first ODI at the National Stadium in Karachi

Osman Samiuddin in Karachi

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Karachi

Another wow from Rao

Jan 20, 2009: Is it sacrilegious to suggest that what Pakistan needs more of is a Rao Iftikhar Anjum and less of the flash that we've become accustomed to? Rao is as far removed from the bling of Pakistan's pace lineage as is possible.

Osman Samiuddin in Karachi

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Karachi

Butt century powers Pakistan to easy win

Jan 20, 2009: A country starved of international cricket for over six months celebrated with a comprehensive eight-wicket victory over Sri Lanka to take a 1-0 lead in the series, thanks to the efforts of Salman Butt and Khurram Manzoor, who made light work of a target

The Bulletin by Kanishkaa Balachandran

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Karachi

The game is back and it is on

Jan 19, 2009: A fine series is set up. Pakistan will battle, if only because they have hardly played. Sri Lanka will be formidable hurdles to overcome

Osman Samiuddin

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Karachi

Pakistan gear up for much-needed home series

Jan 19, 2009: The hastily arranged series against Sri Lanka is just what Pakistan cricket needs. Their batsmen will have to figure out Ajantha Mendis, but Pakistan will take heart from the fact that Sri Lanka's batting hasn't been in the best of touch either

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