Pakistan in Sri Lanka Test Series - 2nd Test

Sri Lanka v Pakistan

Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets

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3.2

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, slightly fuller from Thushara, Yousuf gets off the mark by bunting that into the ground, the ball bounces over the slip cordon and races away for a boundary

Pakistan 10/2   Mohammad Yousuf 4* (1b 1x4)   T Thushara 1.2-1-4-1

3.4

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, beautiful square drive from Yousuf, back of a length ball, Yousuf stands tall and dispatches the ball behind the point fielder

Pakistan 14/2   Mohammad Yousuf 8* (3b 2x4)   T Thushara 1.4-1-8-1

8.4

Kulasekara to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, lovely shot from Malik, overpitched by Kulasekara, Malik takes half a step forward and drives it straight back, all along the ground

Pakistan 26/4   Shoaib Malik 4* (7b 1x4)   KMDN Kulasekara 4.4-1-12-3

9.4

Thushara to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, another lovely shot from Malik, pitched up by Thushara, Malik offers the full face after taking a big step to get into position to push that towards the long-off boundary

Pakistan 33/4   Shoaib Malik 8* (12b 2x4)   T Thushara 4.4-1-18-1

10.4

Kulasekara to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, Kulasekara errs this time, Malik punishes him, wide outside off stump, Malik crashes it through the covers, that was played on-the-up

Pakistan 40/4   Shoaib Malik 13* (16b 3x4)   KMDN Kulasekara 5.4-1-17-3

14.5

Mathews to Fawad Alam, FOUR, Alam's first boundary brings up Pakistan's fifty, there wasn't too much width to cut there, Alam throws his bat at it anyway, and connect nicely, the ball races away to the backward point boundary

Pakistan 51/4   Fawad Alam 16* (32b 1x4)   AD Mathews 1.5-0-6-0

16.5

Mathews to Kamran Akmal, FOUR, nicely done by Akmal, opens the face of the bat to steer the ball between slip and gully for a boundary

Pakistan 57/5   Kamran Akmal 4* (5b 1x4)   AD Mathews 2.5-0-11-1

16.6

Mathews to Kamran Akmal, FOUR, and another boundary for Akmal to end the over, a good-looking square drive from him to a length ball on offstump, the outfield is extremely quick and Herath had no chance once the ball got past him

Pakistan 61/5   Kamran Akmal 8* (6b 2x4)   AD Mathews 3-0-15-1

17.3

Mendis to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, this is better from Malik, giving himself some room to powerfully cut an outside off delivery past the point fielder

Pakistan 65/5   Shoaib Malik 21* (37b 4x4)   BAW Mendis 3.3-1-8-0

29.6

Kulasekara to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, lovely drive from Malik, Kulasekara puts it in his favourite area, length just outside off, Malik leans into the shot as he gets it to the right of Sangakkara at cover

Pakistan 79/7   Shoaib Malik 31* (69b 5x4)   KMDN Kulasekara 9-3-21-4
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Series Results
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC) - Jul 20-24, 2009
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (PSS) - Jul 12-14, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle - Jul 4-7, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 50 runs
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Jul 14, 2009

Captain Kumar Sangakkara congratulates his predecessor Mahela Jayawardene, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Colombo, 3rd day, July 14, 2009

Captain Kumar Sangakkara congratulates his predecessor Mahela Jayawardene

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Jul 14, 2009

Younis Khan wonders what went wrong, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Colombo, 3rd day, July 14, 2009

Younis Khan wonders what went wrong

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