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Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 2nd Test at Kandy, , Apr 03 2006 - Match Result

RESULT
2nd Test, Kandy, April 03 - 05, 2006, Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka
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279 & 73
(T:183) 170 & 183/2

Pakistan won by 8 wickets

Player Of The Match
6/44 & 5/27
mohammad-asif
Player Of The Series
17 wkts
mohammad-asif
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Scorecard summary
Sri Lanka 279/10(91.2 overs)
1st INNINGS
Pakistan 170/10(52.4 overs)
1st INNINGS
Sri Lanka 73/9(24.5 overs)
2nd INNINGS
Pakistan 183/2(43.2 overs)
2nd INNINGS
73* (98)
65 (109)
1/33 (6.2)

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: 4.20 
Mohammad Yousuf12 (29b 1x4)
Younis Khan73 (98b 12x4)
Farveez Maharoof 10-0-52-0
Lasith Malinga 6-0-31-1
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, 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 (24b 1x4)
Younis Khan72 (97b 12x4)
Lasith Malinga 6-0-31-1
Farveez Maharoof 9-0-50-0
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, 1 run

good length but down leg, Khan defends on the front foot, fielded by Kulasekara

41.2
Malinga to Younis, 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 (20b 1x4)
Younis Khan71 (95b 12x4)
Farveez Maharoof 9-0-50-0
Muthiah Muralidaran 13-3-46-0

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, 1 run

good length but wide of the off stump, Khan glides down to thirdman

40.4
4
Maharoof to Younis, FOUR runs

half-volley on the middle and leg stump, Khan drives it away through mid-wicket

40.3
4
Maharoof to Younis, FOUR runs

down the leg side, Khan flicks it off his legs to square leg fence

40.2
Maharoof to Younis, no run

good line and length delivery, Khan defends it away

40.1
Maharoof to Younis, no run

full delivery on the off stump, driven to mid-on fielder

Match details
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
TossPakistan, elected to field first
Series
Season2005/06
Player Of The Match
Player Of The Series
Series resultPakistan won the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1796
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Umpires
TV Umpire
Match Referee