Babar, Malik guide Pakistan to win against Sri Lanka

October 13, 2017
Published in Sports

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 83 runs in the first one-day international in Dubai on Friday, taking a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.

Pakistan piled up 292-6 with Babar Azam scoring 103 and Shoaib Malik striking a quickfire 81, before restricting Sri Lanka for 209-8 in 50 overs.

The second game of the series will be played in Abu Dhabi on Monday.

Completed scoreboard of the first one-day international between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at Dubai stadium on Friday:

Scorecard

Pakistan

Fakhar Zaman b Dananjaya 43

Ahmed Shehzad c Dananjaya b Gamage 0

Babar Azam c Mendis b Lakmal 103

Mohammad Hafeez c Perera b Vandersay 32

Shoaib Malik c Dananjaya b Lakmal 81

Sarfraz Ahmed c Tharanga b Perera 1

Imad Wasim not out 10

Hasan Ali not out 11

Extras: (lb 2, w 9) 11

Total: (for six wkts; 50 overs) 292

Did not bat: Shadab Khan, Rumman Raees, Junaid Khan

Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Shehzad), 2-75 (Zaman), 3-124 (Hafeez), 4-263 (Malik), 5-266 (Ahmed), 6-269 (Azam)

Bowling: Lakmal 10-0-47-2 (4w), Gamage 8-0-49-1 (2w), Dananjaya 8-0-51-1 (2w), Perera 8-0-68-1 (1w), Vandersay 10-0-47-1, Siriwardana 6-0-28-0

Sri Lanka

N. Dickwella c Ahmed b Raees 19

U. Tharanga b Hafeez 18

D. Chandimal lbw b Raees 4

L. Thirimanne lbw b Raees 53

K. Mendis c Ahmed b Hasan 2

M. Siriwardana b Hasan 0

T. Perera c sub (Ashraf) b Shadab 21

A. Dananjaya not out 50

J. Vandersay c Ahmed b Hasan 25

S. Lakmal not out 7

Extras: (b1, lb3, w6) 10

Total: (for eight wkts; 50 overs) 209

Did not bat: L. Gamage

Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Dickwella), 2-34 (Chandimal), 3-55 (Tharanga), 4-67 (Mendis), 5-67 (Siriwardana), 6-108 (Perera), 7-132 (Thirimanne), 8-200 (Vandersay)

Bowling: Junaid 6-0-28-0 (1w), Raees 9-1-49-3, Hafeez 10-2-32-1, Hasan 9-0-36-3 (3w), Malik 5-0-19-0, Shadab 7-0-26-1 (2w), Wasim 4-0-15-0

Result: Pakistan won by 83 runs

Toss: Sri Lanka, who opted to field

Umpires: Sundaram Ravi (IND) and Ahsan Raza (PAK)

Third umpire: Richard Kettleborough (ENG)

Match referee: Andrew Pycroft (ZIM)

 


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