Saturday, 11 July 2015

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 1st ODI: Pak won by 6 wkts

Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka 2015


The first ODI of the series was played between Sri Lanka and Pakistan on Saturday, July 11. Pakistan won the toss and chose to field. Sri Lanka, while playing first, scored 255 runs for loss of 8 wickets in 50 overs. Pak chased the target with 4.4 overs remaining and won the match by 6 wickets.

Sri Lanka batted first and played not bad as all players scored some runs in the total score with the highest contribution from Dinesh Chandimal of 65 runs in 68 balls. The team could score 255 runs in 8 wickets, which didn't team too low at the time. 

Mohammad Hafeez took 4 wickets while Rahat Ali got 2 wickets for Pakistan.

Sri Lanka Score Card

Pakistan chose to field first and ultimately prove their decision right as they won the match by 6 wickets. Mohammad Hafeez scored 103 runs of just 95 balls while Shoaib Malik scored 55 of just 45 balls and also hit the winning six. Pak chased the target in 45.2 overs.

Pakistan Score Card

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