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
15y
• The Bulletin by Osman Samiuddin

Younis steers Pakistan to victory

Led by contrasting half-centuries from Younis Khan and Imran Farhat, Pakistan strolled to an ultimately comfortable eight-wicket win over Sri Lanka on the third afternoon of the final Test

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Scorecard summary
Sri Lanka279/10(91.2 overs)1st INNINGS
Pakistan170/10(52.4 overs)1st INNINGS
Sri Lanka73/9(24.5 overs)2nd INNINGS
Pakistan183/2(43.2 overs)2nd INNINGS

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
43.1
Malinga to Mohammad Yousuf, no run
end of over 432 runs
PAK: 181/2CRR: 4.20 
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
42.5
Maharoof to Mohammad Yousuf, no run
42.4
Maharoof to Mohammad Yousuf, no run
42.3
Maharoof to Mohammad Yousuf, no run
42.2
Maharoof to Mohammad Yousuf, no run
42.1
1
Maharoof to Younis, 1 run
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
41.5
Malinga to Mohammad Yousuf, no run
41.4
Malinga to Mohammad Yousuf, no run
41.3
1
Malinga to Younis, 1 run
41.2
Malinga to Younis, no run
41.1
1
Malinga to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run
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
40.6
1
Maharoof to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run
40.5
1
Maharoof to Younis, 1 run
40.4
4
Maharoof to Younis, FOUR runs
40.3
4
Maharoof to Younis, FOUR runs
40.2
Maharoof to Younis, no run
40.1
Maharoof to Younis, no run
Match details
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
TossPakistan, elected to field first
SeriesPakistan tour of Sri Lanka
Season2005/06
Player Of The Match
Mohammad Asif
Mohammad Asif
Player Of The Series
Mohammad Asif
Mohammad Asif
Series resultPakistan won the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1796
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Iftikhar Anjum
Iftikhar Anjum
Umpires
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Daryl Harper
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Steve Davis
TV Umpire
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Asoka de Silva
Match Referee
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Alan Hurst