result
4th Match, King City, Oct 11 2008, T20 Canada
(19.5/20 ov, target 138)141/7
Pakistan won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
player of the match
Shoaib Malik
Pakistan
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Malik and Alam seal thriller for Pakistan

Shoaib Malik and Fawad Alam combined in thrilling style to steal this match away from Sri Lanka with a ball to spare

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Scorecard summary
Sri Lanka137/9(20 overs)
Pakistan141/7(19.5 overs)
19.5
4
Kulasekara to Malik, FOUR runs

1 required off 2

19.4
4
Kulasekara to Malik, FOUR runs
19.3
1
Kulasekara to Fawad Alam, 1 run

Big finish on hands people, hold on

Fernando with a piece of advice

19.2
6
Kulasekara to Fawad Alam, SIX runs
19.1
1
Kulasekara to Malik, 1 run
end of over 199 runs
PAK: 125/7CRR: 6.57 • RRR: 13.00 • Need 13 from 6b
Fawad Alam16 (6)
Shoaib Malik33 (30)
Dilhara Fernando4-0-31-1
18.6
6
Fernando to Fawad Alam, SIX runs
18.5
1
Fernando to Malik, 1 run
18.4
Fernando to Malik, no run
18.3
1
Fernando to Fawad Alam, 1 run
18.2
Fernando to Fawad Alam, no run
18.1
1
Fernando to Malik, 1 run
end of over 1813 runs
PAK: 116/7CRR: 6.44 • RRR: 11.00 • Need 22 from 12b
Fawad Alam9 (3)
Shoaib Malik31 (27)
Thilan Thushara4-0-30-0
17.6
6
Thushara to Fawad Alam, SIX runs
17.5
2
Thushara to Fawad Alam, 2 runs
17.4
1
Thushara to Malik, 1 run
17.3
Thushara to Malik, no run
17.2
4
Thushara to Malik, FOUR runs
17.1
Thushara to Malik, no run
end of over 1711 runs
PAK: 103/7CRR: 6.05 • RRR: 11.67 • Need 35 from 18b
Shoaib Malik26 (23)
Fawad Alam1 (1)
Nuwan Kulasekara3-0-20-0
16.6
1
Kulasekara to Malik, 1 run
16.5
4
Kulasekara to Malik, FOUR runs
16.4
1
Kulasekara to Fawad Alam, 1 run
Match details
Maple Leaf North-West Ground, King City
TossPakistan, elected to field first
SeriesT20 Canada
Season2008/09
Player Of The Match
Shoaib Malik
Shoaib Malik
Match numberT20I no. 72
Hours of play (local time)13.30 start, First Session 13.30-14.45, Interval 14.45-15.00, Second Session 15.00-16.15
Match days11 October 2008 - day match (20-over match)
T20I debut
Kaushalya Weeraratne
Kaushalya Weeraratne
Nuwan Kulasekara
Nuwan Kulasekara
Umpires
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Karran Bayney
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Mark Benson
TV Umpire
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KM Shantikumar
Reserve Umpire
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Harry Grewal
Match Referee
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Jeff Crowe
PointsPakistan 2, Sri Lanka 0