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786dThe Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Pakistan hang on to clinch 11-run win

Misbah-ul-Haq had implored his top order to produce an innings of substance in the approach to the series but even he may not have expected his top four to respond as emphatically as they did

780dAndrew Fidel Fernando

Misbah seeks top-order partnerships

Misbah-ul-Haq, the Pakistan captain, has called for big scores from his top-order, while Angelo Mathews wanted his batsmen to adhere to an attacking method of play

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324dThe Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Top order in focus for both teams

Sri Lanka's ability to tackle spin and Pakistan's progress against the new ball might play the biggest part in determining the outcome of the first ODI in Sharjah

Sri Lanka 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
66TM DilshanMDKJ Perera
47KC SangakkaraMDKJ Perera
14KC SangakkaraLD Chandimal
14LD ChandimalHDRL Thirimanne
73AD MathewsLD Chandimal
2AD MathewsNLTC Perera
5NLTC PereraS Prasanna
87S PrasannaSMSM Senanayake
2SL MalingaS Prasanna
1RAS LakmalS Prasanna