Pakistan in Sri Lanka T20I Series - 1st T20I

Sri Lanka v Pakistan

Sri Lanka won by 37 runs

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

Sri Lanka 17/2   KC Sangakkara 7* (5b 1x4)   Mohammad Sami 0.2-0-5-0

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

Sri Lanka 21/2   KC Sangakkara 11* (6b 2x4)   Mohammad Sami 0.3-0-9-0

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

Sri Lanka 25/2   KC Sangakkara 15* (7b 3x4)   Mohammad Sami 0.4-0-13-0

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

Sri Lanka 43/4   HDRL Thirimanne 4* (1b 1x4)   Mohammad Sami 1.3-0-18-1

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

Sri Lanka 47/4   HDRL Thirimanne 8* (3b 2x4)   Mohammad Sami 1.5-0-22-1

10.4

Shahid Afridi to Thirimanne, FOUR, fine shot, lofted over extra cover, seemed to be the wrong 'un, but he got forward and hit it very cleanly

Sri Lanka 58/4   HDRL Thirimanne 13* (9b 3x4)   Shahid Afridi 1.4-0-7-0

14.3

Saeed Ajmal to Thirimanne, FOUR, width again, and Thirimanne connects this time, slices hard behind point

Sri Lanka 74/5   HDRL Thirimanne 22* (19b 4x4)   Saeed Ajmal 1.3-0-7-1

15.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Lokuarachchi, FOUR, fired in full on the pads, turned through square leg

Sri Lanka 82/5   KS Lokuarachchi 9* (7b 1x4)   Mohammad Hafeez 3.2-0-15-0

15.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Thirimanne, FOUR, nudged behind square leg for one

Sri Lanka 87/5   HDRL Thirimanne 29* (23b 5x4)   Mohammad Hafeez 3.4-0-20-0

17.4

Umar Gul to Perera, FOUR, shortish and into the body, he swings hard and gets it high and over short fine leg, it rolls into the rope

Sri Lanka 99/7   NLTC Perera 9* (7b 1x4)   Umar Gul 2.4-0-21-0

18.6

Saeed Ajmal to Perera, FOUR, Perera gets one away, low full toss, he bashes it straight down the ground

Sri Lanka 116/7   NLTC Perera 24* (13b 2x4 1x6)   Saeed Ajmal 4-0-20-2

19.2

Umar Gul to Kulasekara, FOUR, slower one has been handled well, short just outside off, Kula pulls it through midwicket

Sri Lanka 120/7   KMDN Kulasekara 5* (5b 1x4)   Umar Gul 3.2-0-32-0
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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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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