New Delhi -°C
Today in New Delhi, India

Nov 27, 2020-Friday
-°C

Humidity
-

Wind
-

Select Country
Select city
ADVERTISEMENT
Home / Cricket / Pakistan beat Sri Lanka in first ODI

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka in first ODI

Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by six wickets in the opening one-day international in Pallekele today to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. Scorecard

cricket Updated: Jun 07, 2012, 23:30 IST
AFP
Pakistan-s-Saeed-Ajmal-L-looks-on-as-Sri-Lanka-s-Thisara-Perera-runs-between-wickets-during-their-first-One-Day-International-ODI-cricket-match-in-Pallekele-Reuters-Dinuka-Liyanawatte
Pakistan-s-Saeed-Ajmal-L-looks-on-as-Sri-Lanka-s-Thisara-Perera-runs-between-wickets-during-their-first-One-Day-International-ODI-cricket-match-in-Pallekele-Reuters-Dinuka-Liyanawatte

Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by six wickets in the opening one-day international in Pallekele on Thursday to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.

The tourists achieved a rain-revised target of 135 with more than seven overs to spare in the day-night match, with opener Mohammad Hafeez top-scoring with 37 and Umar Akmal making an unbeaten 36.

Lahiru Thirimanne earlier scored an unbeaten 42 for Sri Lanka, while pacemen Umar Gul and Mohammad Sami each took three wickets for Pakistan.

The second one-dayer will also be played in Pallekele on Saturday and the last three games in Colombo on June 13, 16 and 18.

Scorecard

Get Latest Cricket Updates, Live scores and Top news on HT Cricket.

ht epaper

Sign In to continue reading