Best performances - Batsmen
Player Of The Match
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Sarfraz Ahmed and Mohammad Amir rescued Pakistan with an unbeaten 75-run stand for the eighth wicket
Three glaring dropped catches off the bowling of Lasith Malinga were pivotal as Sri Lanka's "pathetic" fielding cost them a semi-final place
Just as Pakistan and their fans seemed about to dissolve into a nerve-induced puddle, Sri Lanka decided to outdo them
He had bowled one of the spells of the tournament and then Pakistan stumbled so spectacularly that he had to pull off heroics with the bat too
Mohammad Amir and Junaid Khan took two wickets apiece to knock reduce Sri Lanka from 161 for 3 to 167 for 7 in less than four overs
No. of instances of a Pakistan captain scoring 50+ in a successful chase in ICC ODI tournaments - Sarfraz is the first. Prev best: Imran Khan's 44 v NZ in 1992 SF.
No. of ODIs for Shoaib Malik. He becomes the 10th player to appear in 250 ODIs for Pakistan.
Instances of Pak fast bowlers taking all 10 wickets in an ODI, including today. Also, this is the first time since 2013 4 Pak bowlers took 2+ wickets in an ODI.
Last time a Pakistan bowler delivered 3 or more maidens in an ODI, before Junaid Khan in this game. Afridi had bowled that many in his figures of 7/12 against WI.
Runs for which SL lost 4 wickets - 4th to 7th - from 161/3 to 167/7, for 23 balls. Earlier they had lost their 2nd and 3rd wickets in a span of 3 balls.
No. of fifties for Niroshan Dickwella in last six ODI innings, including today. He has gone scored 25 or more in 6 of his last 7 innings.
Faheem Ashraf's figures in his last list-A game, before making ODI debut today. Today he got Chandimal dismissed for duck in his 3rd over.
Pak's win-loss record against Sri Lanka in ICC ODI tournaments, before this game. The only time they lost was in 2002 Champions Trophy at Premadasa.
Last time Pakistan and Sri Lanka met in ODIs outside Asia, before today. Overall, Pak have a 14-3 win-loss record in the encounters outside Asia.