Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 1st T20I: Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Hambantota, Jun 1, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 37 runs

Kulasekara to Mohammad Hafeez, OUT, captain is gone first ball, nothing much in the delivery, widish length ball, he looks to punch-guide it from the crease but finds backward point

Mohammad Hafeez c Dilshan b Kulasekara 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Pakistan 0/1   Ahmed Shehzad 0* (0b)   KMDN Kulasekara 0.1-0-0-1

Kulasekara to Shakeel Ansar, OUT, Dilshan takes another one at backward point, two in two, Ansar has a forgettable debut, could not control the punch-steer again off the widish length ball, a bit of a loose waft in the end, Dilshan pouching another low take at backward point

Shakeel Ansar c Dilshan b Kulasekara 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Pakistan 0/2   Ahmed Shehzad 0* (0b)   KMDN Kulasekara 0.2-0-0-2

Mathews to Khalid Latif, OUT, this time there is no doubt, Sanga has pulled off a stunner diving to his right, Latif going for a big drive to a full one that moved away a bit, Mahela appeals, for the fun of it, even as Sanga tumbles down with the ball safe in his gloves

Khalid Latif c †Sangakkara b Mathews 3 (19m 12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

Pakistan 12/3   Ahmed Shehzad 7* (10b 1x4)   AD Mathews 1-1-0-1

Mathews to Shoaib Malik, OUT, that is an outstanding catch, just incredible, Perera running across from third man, diving full-length to his right and taking the slash off a wide one from Malik even as he is parallel to the ground in the air

Shoaib Malik c Perera b Mathews 9 (24m 16b 0x4 0x6) SR: 56.25

Pakistan 46/4   Ahmed Shehzad 22* (26b 3x4)   AD Mathews 3.2-1-3-2

Malinga to Umar Akmal, OUT, Akmal has given it away, he went to pull Malinga, the ball got big on him and Kula took the top edge safely at mid off after taking some time to judge it and set himself up

Umar Akmal c Kulasekara b Malinga 12 (14m 10b 2x4 0x6) SR: 120.00

Pakistan 68/5   Ahmed Shehzad 27* (34b 3x4)   SL Malinga 1.2-0-7-1

Senanayake to Shahid Afridi, OUT, he's gone second ball, the offspinner has struck, big celebrations, Afridi charged out immediately to a flighted ball, had a huge heave, and the thick edge was taken by a leaping short third man

Shahid Afridi c Lokuarachchi b Senanayake 1 (4m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Pakistan 70/6   Ahmed Shehzad 28* (37b 3x4)   SMSM Senanayake 1.1-0-8-1

Senanayake to Ahmed Shehzad, OUT, nothing working for Pakistan, they find new ways to get out, confusion this time, Shehzad wanted the single as he worked it square on leg, Tanvir was not so keen, Shehzad had almost reached the other end before Tanvir crossed over to sacrifice his wicket

Sohail Tanvir run out 1 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Pakistan 71/7   Ahmed Shehzad 28* (38b 3x4)   SMSM Senanayake 1.3-0-9-1

Senanayake to Ahmed Shehzad, OUT, bowled this time, backing away to a flat and shortish one, trying to dab it to third man, missing and losing his bails

Ahmed Shehzad b Senanayake 36 (80m 42b 3x4 1x6) SR: 85.71

Pakistan 85/8   Umar Gul 4* (7b)   SMSM Senanayake 2.2-0-18-2

Malinga to Umar Gul, OUT, deep midwicket almost overran the ball as he came in from the rope but then stopped and took the ball as it came down, Gul had tried to push at the slower one but hit it high in the air

Umar Gul c Thirimanne b Malinga 5 (12m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Pakistan 87/9   Mohammad Sami 1* (3b)   SL Malinga 2.2-0-9-2

Perera to Saeed Ajmal, OUT, that will be the end of that, Ajmal gets an edge through to Sanga as he backs away and a has a heave to a back of a length ball

Saeed Ajmal c †Sangakkara b Perera 5 (6m 4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 125.00

Pakistan 95/10   Mohammad Sami 4* (7b)   NLTC Perera 2.4-0-23-1





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