Result
1st ODI, Karachi, Feb 13 2000, Sri Lanka tour of Pakistan
274/8
(48/50 ov, target 275)
245
Sri Lanka won by 29 runs
Player Of The Match
2y
• Samiul Hasan

Pakistan go down fighting in first one-dayer

Karachi, Feb 13: Marvan Atapattu struck his maiden century againstPakistan to power Sri Lanka to a convincing 29-run victory in thefirst one-day international at the packed-to-capacity National Stadiumhere on Sunday

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Scorecard summary
Sri Lanka274/8(50 overs)
Pakistan245(48 overs)
Match details
National Stadium, Karachi
TossPakistan , elected to field first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of Pakistan
Player Of The Match
Marvan Atapattu
Series resultSri Lanka led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 1559
Season1999/00
Match days13 February 2000 (50-over match)
ODI debut
Imran Abbas
Younis Khan
Yasir Arafat
Umpires
Sadiq Mohammad
Saleem Badar
TV Umpire
Shakeel Khan
Match Referee
Brian Hastings