Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Arnold b Vaas
    23
    49
    68
    2
    0
    46.93
    c Arnold b Wickramasinghe
    17
    66
    105
    2
    0
    25.75
    c †Kaluwitharana b Vaas
    0
    9
    10
    0
    0
    0.00
    c Arnold b Wickramasinghe
    44
    96
    143
    5
    0
    45.83
    c Arnold b Muralitharan
    32
    77
    88
    5
    0
    41.55
    lbw b Wickramasinghe
    12
    55
    66
    2
    0
    21.81
    c †Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe
    21
    28
    42
    3
    0
    75.00
    st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan
    9
    30
    45
    1
    0
    30.00
    c Wickramasinghe b Muralitharan
    0
    7
    8
    0
    0
    0.00
    not out
    3
    26
    42
    0
    0
    11.53
    c Ranatunga b Muralitharan
    0
    12
    10
    0
    0
    0.00
    Extras
    21 (lb 9, nb 12)
    TOTAL
    182 all out (73.5 Overs, RR: 2.46)
    Fall of wickets: 1-44 (Saeed Anwar, 14.2 ov), 2-46 (Aamer Sohail, 16.4 ov), 3-59 (Wajahatullah Wasti, 21.5 ov), 4-125 (Mohammad Yousuf, 43.3 ov), 5-135 (Inzamam-ul-Haq, 50.2 ov), 6-166 (Younis Khan, 60.6 ov), 7-167 (Moin Khan, 62.1 ov), 8-168 (Wasim Akram, 63.6 ov), 9-179 (Abdul Razzaq, 71.2 ov), 10-182 (Waqar Younis, 73.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    WPUJC Vaas2045422.70010
    DNT Zoysa1323702.8402
    GP Wickramasinghe2053741.8500
    M Muralitharan20.574542.1600
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Saqlain Mushtaq b Waqar Younis
    10
    26
    21
    1
    0
    38.46
    c Aamer Sohail b Abdul Razzaq
    56
    105
    191
    6
    0
    53.33
    c Saqlain Mushtaq b Waqar Younis
    6
    20
    31
    0
    0
    30.00
    c †Moin Khan b Abdul Razzaq
    21
    42
    65
    4
    0
    50.00
    c Mohammad Yousuf b Saqlain Mushtaq
    35
    103
    144
    5
    0
    33.98
    not out
    29
    94
    156
    2
    0
    30.85
    not out
    36
    75
    147
    3
    0
    48.00
    run out (Saqlain Mushtaq)
    0
    5
    8
    0
    0
    0.00
    c Wajahatullah Wasti b Abdul Razzaq
    13
    34
    50
    1
    0
    38.23
    b Abdul Razzaq
    0
    1
    1
    0
    0
    0.00
    Extras
    14 (b 1, lb 11, nb 2)
    TOTAL
    220/8 (83.5 Overs, RR: 2.62)
    Did not bat: M Muralitharan
    Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Marvan Atapattu, 4.5 ov), 2-34 (Russel Arnold, 10.5 ov), 3-73 (Aravinda de Silva, 24.5 ov), 4-116 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 41.2 ov), 5-144 (Mahela Jayawardene, 56.3 ov), 5-146* (Arjuna Ranatunga, retired not out ), 6-152 (Chaminda Vaas, 59.2 ov), 7-177 (Nuwan Zoysa, 69.3 ov), 8-177 (Pramodya Wickramasinghe, 69.4 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    Waqar Younis24.567823.1400
    Abdul Razzaq2665642.1502
    Saqlain Mushtaq3377412.2400

Close of Play

  • Sat, 26 Feb - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 52/2 (RP Arnold 23*, PA de Silva 10*, 14 ov)
  • Sun, 27 Feb - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 290/8 (WPUJC Vaas 21*, DNT Zoysa 6*, 104 ov)
  • Mon, 28 Feb - day 3 - Pakistan 2nd innings 154/4 (Mohammad Yousuf 6*, Waqar Younis 0*, 68 ov)
  • Tue, 29 Feb - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 11/0 (MS Atapattu 6*, ST Jayasuriya 5*, 3 ov)
  • Wed, 01 Mar - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 220/8 (83.5 ov) - end of match

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