Result
2nd Test, Kandy, Apr 3-5 2006, Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka
279 & 73
(43.2 ov, target 183)
170 & 183/2
Pakistan won by 8 wickets
Player Of The Match
Match centre 
Scorecard summary
Sri Lanka279(91.2 overs)1st Innings
Pakistan170(52.4 overs)1st Innings
Sri Lanka73(24.5 overs)2nd Innings
Pakistan183/2(43.2 overs)2nd Innings
end of over 442 runs
PAK: 183/2CRR: 4.22 
Mohammad Yousuf14 (31)
Younis Khan73 (98)
Lasith Malinga6.2-0-33-1
Farveez Maharoof10-0-52-0

Comprehensive victory for Pakistan with 8 wickets in hand and with that they win the 2-Test series 1-0. Farhat and Younis Khan came up with an excellent partnership that took the game completely away from the Lankans. Asif came up with an excellent bowling in this match to pick up 11 wickets and set up a Pakistan win. Asif has been adjudged Man-of-Match and Man-of-Series as well. Thats it from us. Cheers and bye!

43.2
2
Malinga to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs
Winning runs! good line and length delivery on the middle and leg stump, batsman glances away to deep square leg for a couple of runs
43.1
Malinga to Mohammad Yousuf, no run
short ball, Yousuf defends off the back-foot
end of over 432 runs
PAK: 181/2CRR: 4.2 
Mohammad Yousuf12 (29)
Younis Khan73 (98)
Farveez Maharoof10-0-52-0
Lasith Malinga6-0-31-1
42.6
1
Maharoof to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run
length ball on the middle stump, batsman glances away to fine leg
42.5
Maharoof to Mohammad Yousuf, no run
good length and wide of the off stump, Yousuf lets it go
42.4
Maharoof to Mohammad Yousuf, no run
short and wide of the off stump, Yousuf tries to cut and gets the bottom edge
42.3
Maharoof to Mohammad Yousuf, no run
left alone outside off stump
42.2
Maharoof to Mohammad Yousuf, no run
short ball on the off stump, nipping in, batsman gets an inside edge onto the pads
42.1
1
Maharoof to Younis Khan, 1 run
good line but full, Khan drives the ball straight down the wicket, Maharoof half-stops on his follow-through
end of over 422 runs
PAK: 179/2CRR: 4.26 
Mohammad Yousuf11 (24)
Younis Khan72 (97)
Lasith Malinga6-0-31-1
Farveez Maharoof9-0-50-0
41.6
Malinga to Mohammad Yousuf, no run
good line but over-pitched, Yousuf drives off the front-foot to mid-off
41.5
Malinga to Mohammad Yousuf, no run
length ball on the off stump, batsman defends off the front-foot to cover
41.4
Malinga to Mohammad Yousuf, no run
short of length ball outside off stump, batsman lets it go
41.3
1
Malinga to Younis Khan, 1 run
good length but down leg, Khan defends on the front foot, fielded by Kulasekara
41.2
Malinga to Younis Khan, no run
good length delivery, Khan pushes forward
41.1
1
Malinga to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run
short and wide of the off stump, Yousuf cuts off the back foot in the air, Dilshan drops the catch diving in front
end of over 4110 runs
PAK: 177/2CRR: 4.31 
Mohammad Yousuf10 (20)
Younis Khan71 (95)
Farveez Maharoof9-0-50-0
Muttiah Muralitharan13-3-46-0

Malinga given the ball, 6 runs to win

40.6
1
Maharoof to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run
length ball on the stumps, batsman tries to turn it away onside and gets the leading edge along the ground to cover
40.5
1
Maharoof to Younis Khan, 1 run
good length but wide of the off stump, Khan glides down to thirdman
40.4
4
Maharoof to Younis Khan, FOUR runs
half-volley on the middle and leg stump, Khan drives it away through mid-wicket
40.3
4
Maharoof to Younis Khan, FOUR runs
down the leg side, Khan flicks it off his legs to square leg fence
Best performances - batsmen
KC Sangakkara
79 runs (98)
15 fours
0 sixes
Control83%
Productive shot
off side drive on front foot
41 runs
10 fours
0 sixes
3885791326
Younis Khan
73 runs (98)
12 fours
0 sixes
Control89%
Productive shot
on side drive on front foot
19 runs
4 fours
0 sixes
79109114185
Best performances - bowlers
Mohammad Asif
O
23
M
7
R
44
W
6
Eco
1.91
Mohammad Asif
O
12
M
6
R
27
W
5
Eco
2.25
Match details
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
TossPakistan , elected to field first
SeriesPakistan tour of Sri Lanka
Player Of The Match
Mohammad Asif
Player Of The Series
Mohammad Asif
Series resultPakistan won the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1796
Season2005/06
Match days3,4,5 April 2006 (5-day match)
Test debut
Iftikhar Anjum
Umpires
Steve Davis
Daryl Harper
TV Umpire
Asoka de Silva
Match Referee
Alan Hurst