Hambantota( 23th August, 2014) : Pakistan Beat Sri Lanka in 1st ODI by 4 Wickets. Sri Lanka First ODI Pakistan won by 4 wickets and won the series 0-1.
Sri Lankan city of Hambantota Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, the match was delayed due to rain, Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and invited the hosts to bat allotted 45 overs, Sri Lanka scored 275 for the loss of 7 wickets, the captain Angelo Mathews ayrlyndr 89 and 63 runs, with batsman Mahela Jayawardene said.
Green shirts than the target response after 6 wickets was interesting.
First Openers Mohammad Hafeez and Ahmed Shehzad wicket partnership team provided a good start to the score of 39 Mohammad Hafeez 21 runs after being hit by Michelangelo Methues Younis Khan could not stay longer at the crease and only After 3 runs in the pavilion, Umar Akmal (15) and captain Misbah-ul-Haq made 13 runs while Ahmed Shehzad 49 runs batted brilliantly.
Sohaib Maqsood and Fawad Alam sixth wicket partnership of 135 runs batted brilliantly set up and on a set of 253 runs after Fawad Alam lysth Malinga 62 wickets fell on the ball.
Sohaib Maqsood brilliant batting 89 and Shahid Afridi hit an unbeaten 10 runs. Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews and Rangana Herath and Malinga lysth thsara Pereira 2,2 while one wicket, Earlier, Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews Jan 89, scored the highest 63 runs while Jayawardena said.
Ashan prynjn aggressive innings of 39 runs in 15 balls, while Kumar Sangakkara scored 23 car. Pakistan’s Wahab Riaz, 3, 2, while Mohammad Hafeez Mohammad Irfan out a player. Man of the match was Sohaib Maqsood.