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3rd ODI, Colombo (SSC), March 22, 2006, Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka
(45.2/50 ov, T:225) 229/6

Pakistan won by 4 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
Player Of The Series
96 runs • 3 wkts
Sri Lanka Innings
Pakistan Innings
Match Details
Sri Lanka  (50 ovs maximum)
Upul Tharanga c †Kamran Akmal b Abdul Razzaq2343542053.48
Chamara Kapugedera run out (Younis Khan/Shahid Afridi)5074977067.56
Kumar Sangakkara c †Kamran Akmal b Shahid Afridi2227593081.48
Mahela Jayawardene (c)run out (Younis Khan)3156681055.35
Kaushal Lokuarachchi c Mohammad Yousuf b Shahid Afridi1318221072.22
Russel Arnold st †Kamran Akmal b Shahid Afridi026000.00
Tillakaratne Dilshan  b Shoaib Malik4446604095.65
Farveez Maharoof c Imran Farhat b Mohammad Asif19192330100.00
Dhammika Prasad  b Naved-ul-Hasan811120072.72
Muthiah Muralidaran c Iftikhar Anjum b Naved-ul-Hasan2360066.66
Lasith Malinga not out 00200-
Extras(b 2, lb 5, nb 1, w 4)12
TOTAL49.4 Ov (RR: 4.51, 214 Mts)224
Fall of wickets: 1-57 (Upul Tharanga, 12.6 ov), 2-93 (Chamara Kapugedera, 22.2 ov), 3-105 (Kumar Sangakkara, 26.5 ov), 4-131 (Kaushal Lokuarachchi, 32.5 ov), 5-133 (Russel Arnold, 34.1 ov), 6-156 (Mahela Jayawardene, 40.1 ov), 7-193 (Farveez Maharoof, 45.1 ov), 8-216 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 48.1 ov), 9-224 (Muthiah Muralidaran, 49.2 ov), 10-224 (Dhammika Prasad, 49.4 ov)
49.2 to M Muralidaran, Muralitharan goes, slower delivey outside off stump, Muralitharan swings into this, hits high in the air to deep midwicket, Iftikhar runs around and takes a well judged catch.. 224/9
49.4 to KTGD Prasad, ALL OUT! slower delivery, comes down the track and misses the big shot, ball knocks down the middle stump.. 224/10
Mohammad Asif1004814.80345020
45.1 to MF Maharoof, Maharoof goes, good slower ball outside off stump, Maharoof too early into the shot, mishits it high in the air to long on, where Imran Farhat is waiting for the ball, takes the catch with ease.. 193/7
Iftikhar Anjum904004.44305000
Abdul Razzaq1013513.50435000
12.6 to WU Tharanga, GONE! first wicket for Pakistan, Razzaq strikes, good length delivery pitched outside off stump and moves away, Tharanga drives, gets an edge, this time Akamal dives to his left and takes a good catch in front of the first slip.. 57/1
Shahid Afridi1003733.70290010
26.5 to KC Sangakkara, Sangakkara goes, big wicket, googly pitched outside off stump and moves further away, Sangakkara chases and cuts, gets an thin edge to Akmal behind the wicket, who takes a good catch.. 105/3
32.5 to KS Lokuarachchi, Lokuarachchi goes, well bowled Afridi, sweeps straight into the hands of deep square leg, Yousuf takes the catch.. 131/4
34.1 to RP Arnold, GONE! huge blow for Sri Lanka, Arnold goes, tossed up, comes forward and misses the shot, loses his balance, he is out of the crease, Akmal does well, collects the ball and whips of the bails, wonderful work.. 133/5
Shoaib Malik301715.6661000
48.1 to TM Dilshan, GONE! Dilshan goes, good ball tossed up outside off stump, goes for a reverse pull and gets beaten, knocks the stumps.. 216/8
Pakistan  (T: 225 runs from 50 ovs)
Shoaib Malik c Kapugedera b Muralidaran46384090121.05
Imran Farhat st †Sangakkara b Dilshan4652878088.46
Younis Khan st †Sangakkara b Muralidaran2546642054.34
Mohammad Yousuf lbw b Maharoof5373876072.60
Inzamam-ul-Haq (c) b Muralidaran1222360054.54
Abdul Razzaq not out 2333501169.69
Shahid Afridi c Muralidaran b Lokuarachchi1230050.00
Kamran Akmal not out 971320128.57
Extras(b 4, nb 1, w 9)14
TOTAL45.2 Ov (RR: 5.05, 193 Mts)229/6
Fall of wickets: 1-61 (Shoaib Malik, 8.4 ov), 2-117 (Imran Farhat, 20.2 ov), 3-137 (Younis Khan, 25.2 ov), 4-177 (Inzamam-ul-Haq, 34.5 ov), 5-207 (Mohammad Yousuf, 41.6 ov), 6-210 (Shahid Afridi, 42.6 ov)
Lasith Malinga703404.85306030
Farveez Maharoof7.213314.50314101
41.6 to Mohammad Yousuf, GONE! Yousuf goes, good ball pitched outside off stump, cuts back in, tries to play to the on side, gets hit on the pad in line with the stumps, loud appeal, given.. 207/5
Dhammika Prasad513306.60175010
Muthiah Muralidaran1005835.80307010
8.4 to Shoaib Malik, GONE! Muralitharan strikes after being hit for two boundaries, tossed up on the stumps, comes down the track and wanted to hit it over extra-cover, mistimes it, Kapugedera takes the catch on his 3rd attempt at extra-cover, he had it in control though, it was an easy catch, made it into a tough one.. 61/1
25.2 to Younis Khan, GONE! another stumping, good ball a doosra tossed up outside off stump, comes down the track and wanted to hit it over the midwicket fence, misses it, Sangakkara behind the wicket does the rest, well done.. 137/3
34.5 to Inzamam-ul-Haq, GONE! the captain goes, doosra tossed up outside leg stump, bit full, Inzamam goes for the sweep shot and drags it onto the stumps.. 177/4
Kaushal Lokuarachchi1014714.70336000
42.6 to Shahid Afridi, GONE! another wicket goes, tossed up outside off stump, sweeps, gets a top edge, ball goes high in the air to backward square leg, Muralitharan takes the catch.. 210/6
Tillakaratne Dilshan602013.33170000
20.2 to Imran Farhat, good ball tossed up outside off stump, bowling round the wicket, Imran Farhat comes down the track and goes for the big shot, misses it, well collected by Sangakkara, who removes the bails, good work by Sangakkara.. 117/2
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Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossPakistan, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Shahid Afridi
Player Of The Series
Abdul Razzaq
Series resultPakistan won the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberODI no. 2354
Match daysday (50-over match)
Sri Lanka
Asoka de Silva
Steve Davis
TV Umpire
Sri Lanka
Peter Manuel
Match Referee
Alan Hurst
  • 4th Umpire - MG Silva
  • Sri Lanka innings
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 9.2 overs (59 balls), Extras 6
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 58 balls (WU Tharanga 18, CK Kapugedera 26, Ex 6)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 69/1 in 17.0 overs (CK Kapugedera 39, KC Sangakkara 1)
  • CK Kapugedera: 50 off 74 balls (7 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 25.5 overs (158 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 131/4 in 33.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 17, RP Arnold 0)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 38.1 overs (232 balls), Extras 6
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 45.6 overs (280 balls), Extras 8
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 224/10 in 50.0 overs (KTGD Prasad 8, SL Malinga 0)
  • Pakistan innings
  • Pakistan: 50 runs in 7.5 overs (48 balls), Extras 5
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 47 balls (Shoaib Malik 35, Imran Farhat 10, Ex 5)
  • Drinks: Pakistan - 97/1 in 16.0 overs (Imran Farhat 34, Younis Khan 11)
  • Pakistan: 100 runs in 16.6 overs (104 balls), Extras 6
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 65 balls (Imran Farhat 35, Younis Khan 17, Ex 1)
  • Pakistan: 150 runs in 29.4 overs (180 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: Pakistan - 177/4 in 34.5 overs (Mohammad Yousuf 37, Inzamam-ul-Haq 12)
  • Pakistan: 200 runs in 40.2 overs (247 balls), Extras 13
  • Mohammad Yousuf: 50 off 66 balls (6 x 4)
Pakistan Innings
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