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19.1

Mathews to Asad Shafiq, no run, starts with an outswinger, left alone

19.2

Mathews to Asad Shafiq, no run, length ball, outside off, strides forward, leaves it be

19.3

Mathews to Asad Shafiq, no run, beauty. Gets this to pitch closer to off, makes him play, then gets it to move away and beat the edge. Unplayable, almost

19.4

Mathews to Asad Shafiq, no run, short of a length, angled in, left alone. Not too far from off

19.5

Mathews to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, short of a length, into the pads, worked away for a single

19.6

Mathews to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, walks down the wicket, leaves this alone outside off

Pakistan 63/4   AD Mathews 1-0-1-0

21.1

Mathews to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, outswinger, on off, defended watchfully

21.2

Mathews to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, length ball, wide, and swinging away. Left alone

21.3

Mathews to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, closer to off, making him play, which Misbah does with an open face, towards gully

21.4

Mathews to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, slightly wider, and left alone

21.5

Mathews to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, angling in, pushed towards square leg

21.6

Mathews to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short and wide, but Misbah doesn't go after it

Pakistan 63/4   AD Mathews 2-1-1-0

23.1

Mathews to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, length ball outside off, left alone for the keeper standing up

23.2

Mathews to Misbah-ul-Haq, 4 leg byes, goes wide of the crease, and angles it too far down for four leg-byes

23.3

Mathews to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a length, outside off, defended

23.4

Mathews to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, outswinger, closer to off, makes him play, which Misbah does with soft hands, and guides this to gully

23.5

Mathews to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, nicely bowled. On a length, in front of off, shaping away, defended in front of his body

23.6

Mathews to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a length, outside off, left alone

Pakistan 69/4   AD Mathews 3-2-1-0

55.1

Mathews to Asad Shafiq, no run, wide length ball at 120ks, no need to play at it

55.2

Mathews to Asad Shafiq, no run, length ball, on off, holding its line, pushed to mid-on

55.3

Mathews to Asad Shafiq, no run, left alone well wide of off

55.4

Mathews to Asad Shafiq, no run, short of a length, accurate, pushed back to him

55.5

Mathews to Asad Shafiq, no run, length ball, outside off, gets a stride in, defends to cover

55.6

Mathews to Asad Shafiq, no run, full, outside off, blocked for a maiden

Pakistan 172/5   AD Mathews 4-3-1-0

57.1

Mathews to Asad Shafiq, no run, short of a length, outside off, punched back to him

57.2

Mathews to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, lenght ball outside off, pushed to the left of cover for a single

57.3

Mathews to Mohammad Sami, no run, length ball, shaping away, defended solidly

57.4

Mathews to Mohammad Sami, OUT, accurate short ball, 134ks, towards his throat, Sami doesn't like it and tries to swat it away. All he manages is a lob to midwicket. Smart delivery for a tailender. Key was, it was slow enough to make him think he could pull it

Mohammad Sami c Perera b Mathews 9 (18m 17b 1x4 0x6) SR: 52.94

57.5

Mathews to Adnan Akmal, no run, short of a length, just outside off, right behind it, no discomfort shown

57.6

Mathews to Adnan Akmal, no run, left alone well outside off

Pakistan 175/6   AD Mathews 5-3-2-1

59.1

Mathews to Asad Shafiq, no run, defended to cover

59.2

Mathews to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, length ball outside off, tips and runs, gets a single wide of cover

59.3

Mathews to Adnan Akmal, no run, short of a length, wide outside off, left alone

59.4

Mathews to Adnan Akmal, no run, short of a length, outside off, defended to point

59.5

Mathews to Adnan Akmal, 2 leg byes, into the pads, gets a couple of leg-byes, fine of fine leg

59.6

Mathews to Adnan Akmal, 1 run, length ball, pushed to Chandimal at cover, who misfields to allow a single

Pakistan 180/6   AD Mathews 6-3-4-1

61.1

Mathews to Adnan Akmal, FOUR, banged in short on the off, an Adnan dispatches that, kept it down all the way and pulled it through midwicket for a boundary, a bit of latent pain there for Adnan on that finger

61.2

Mathews to Adnan Akmal, no run, rocks forward this time and presents the full face, defended just wide of the bowler

61.3

Mathews to Adnan Akmal, no run, good length on the off, gets forward and defends that towards extra cover

61.4

Mathews to Adnan Akmal, 3 runs, played it uppishly, pitched on a length and he chips it through extra cover, was the slower one that wasn't picked by Adnan, but managed to get it into the gap

61.5

Mathews to Asad Shafiq, FOUR, that's been punished, short and wide and it's been thrashed through point by Shafiq, he's been excellent in that area and this was hammered, beat deep point

61.6

Mathews to Asad Shafiq, no run, goodish length outside off, tapped towards cover, Shafiq calls for the single, Adnan sends him back with a violent, ear-shattering NO

Pakistan 198/6   AD Mathews 7-3-15-1

63.1

Mathews to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, goodish length on the off, gets forward and taps it wide of point

63.2

Mathews to Umar Gul, no run, beaten this time, pushed it full did Mathews and got it to zip away as Gul hung his bat out, beaten completely

63.3

Mathews to Umar Gul, no run, fullish outside off, gets to the pitch this time and defends it with an open face towards point

63.4

Mathews to Umar Gul, no run, lovely timing by Gul but superb fielding as well by Perera at midwicket, Gul expertly closed the face there to flick it but Perera dived full length to his right, picked up and threw down the stumps at the non-striker's end

63.5

Mathews to Umar Gul, 3 runs, Gul drives stylishly, not the first time we've seen him play a shot like that, pitched up and he caresses it through mid-off and extra cover for three runs, nice timing once again

63.6

Mathews to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, short of a length outside off, guides that one through point into the deep for a single

Pakistan 205/7   AD Mathews 8-3-20-1
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Series Results
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Pallekele - Jul 8-12, 2012
Match drawn
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Match drawn
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Sri Lanka won by 209 runs
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Jul 12, 2012

Kumar Sangakkara got another fifty-plus score against Pakistan, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 5th day, July 12, 2012

Kumar Sangakkara made an unbeaten 74

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Mahela Jayawardene with the series title, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 5th day, July 12, 2012

Mahela Jayawardene with the series title

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