Pakistan in Sri Lanka T20I Series - 1st T20I

Sri Lanka v Pakistan

Sri Lanka won by 37 runs

3.1

Mohammad Sami to Chandimal, 1 run, steady back of a length ball outside off, steered to third man

3.2

Mohammad Sami to Sangakkara, FOUR, loose from Sami, short, skiddy and wide outside off, Sanga goes hard at the cut, hits it in the air and picks up four to the left of third man

3.3

Mohammad Sami to Sangakkara, FOUR, slightly fuller this time, but width given again, and accepted, this time scythed wide of point along the ground

3.4

Mohammad Sami to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sami under pressure right away on comeback, still fuller but width again outside off, this time Sanga gets forward and goes for the drive, thumps it in the air past point

3.5

Mohammad Sami to Sangakkara, no run, goes back of a length and into the body now, Sanga works it to midwicket

3.6

Mohammad Sami to Sangakkara, 1 run, that could have been another boundary, but mid off scrambles to his left, dives and manages to stop the firm push from Sanga

Sri Lanka 26/2   Mohammad Sami 1-0-14-0

7.1

Mohammad Sami to Chandimal, no run, pitched up ball around off pushed away

7.2

Mohammad Sami to Chandimal, OUT, Sami strikes, Chandimal's heave misses, and Sri Lanka are in trouble now, Chandimal saw the length ball angled in, and decided to slog wildly over midwicket, but missed

LD Chandimal b Mohammad Sami 10 (24m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

7.3

Mohammad Sami to Thirimanne, FOUR, that is a fine drive from Thirimanne first ball, bends the knee, opens the face and times the length ball through point

7.4

Mohammad Sami to Thirimanne, no run, shortish one now, played out towards point

7.5

Mohammad Sami to Thirimanne, FOUR, Sami is going for more runs, wide again, short too, Thirimanne slashes, and the thick edge flies over and past the lone slip

7.6

Mohammad Sami to Thirimanne, no run, much better delivery, pitched up around the off stump, seemed to hold its line a tad, defended

Sri Lanka 47/4   Mohammad Sami 2-0-22-1
Series Results
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Hambantota - Jun 3, 2012
Pakistan won by 23 runs
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Hambantota - Jun 1, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 37 runs
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Photos

Jun 1, 2012

Mahela Jayawardene shakes Mohammad Hafeez's hand, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st T20I, Hambantota

Mahela Jayawardene shakes Mohammad Hafeez's hand

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Jun 1, 2012

Shahid Afridi fell cheaply in Pakistan's chase, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st T20I, Hambantota

Shahid Afridi fell cheaply in Pakistan's chase

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