At Sharjah, March 24. Pakistan won by seven wickets. Toss: Sri Lanka. Two century partnerships involving Salim Malik took Pakistan to a comfortable victory. Malik, in sparkling form in Sharjah, went from 99 to 100 with a single off Ratnayake in the 48th over, whereupon Imran Khan struck three fours off the Sri Lankan newcomer to win the match and reach his half-century.
Man of the Match: Salim Malik.