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Pakistan beats Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in 1st ODI

Pallekele, Jun 7: Mohammad Hafeez led Pakistan to a six-wicket win against Sri Lanka with more than seven overs to spare in a rain-shortened one-day international against Sri Lanka on Thursday.After claiming 2-20 from 10

India TV News Desk [ Updated: June 07, 2012 23:43 IST ]
pakistan beats sri lanka by 6 wickets in 1st odi
pakistan beats sri lanka by 6 wickets in 1st odi

Pallekele, Jun 7: Mohammad Hafeez led Pakistan to a six-wicket win against Sri Lanka with more than seven overs to spare in a rain-shortened one-day international against Sri Lanka on Thursday.






After claiming 2-20 from 10 overs as Sri Lanka totaled 135-8 from 42 overs, Hafeez top-scored for Pakistan with 37 as the visitors eclipsed the target in 34.1 overs to win on the Duckworth-Lewis Method.

Umar Akmal (36 not out) and Misbah-ul-Haq (30) also contributed for Pakistan at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium.

Earlier, Umar Gul took 3-24 and Mohammad Sami 3-19 to rip through Sri Lanka's batting line-up.

Lahiru Thirimanne hit an unbeaten 42 and put on a 50-run stand for the eighth wicket with Nuwan Kulasekara (18).

There are four more matches in the series.

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Group A

  • Teams Matches Wins Losses Points NRR
  • India 2 2 0 4 +1.474
  • Pakistan 2 1 1 2 +0.284
  • Hong Kong 2 0 2 0 -1.748

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  • Teams Matches Wins Losses Points NRR
  • Bangladesh 1 1 0 2 +2.740
  • Afghanistan 1 1 0 2 +1.820
  • Sri Lanka 2 0 2 0 -2.280