COLOMBO: Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by one wicket and won the series of 2 matches because of aggressive batting of Shahid Khan Afridi captain of Pakistani T20 team and Anwer Ali.
On Saturday played match Sri Lanka won the toss and bat first while scored 172 on 7 wickets. When Pakistan landed in ground with its winning eleven then due to Angelo Mathew injuries a chance to play was given to Shehan Jayasuriya.
Towards to host team Shehan Jayasuriya scored 40 on 32 bowls while Chamara Kapugedera scored unbeaten 48 on just 25 bowls and played an aggressive inning. Out of sight Pakistan Shoib Malik got 2 while Anwer Ali, Sohail Tanveer, Muhammad Irfan and Captain Shahid Afridi got singles wickets.
Hereinafter Pakistan start was not good and in just 40 collective score in seven over half of batting line had gone back to pavilion. On that occasion Shahid Afridi started to play an aggressive inning and reached score 101 together with Muhammad Rizwan who had 17 run.
In 15 over first’s bowl Shahid Afridi was bowled after which Pakistan’s victory was not seen clearly however Anwer Ali crashed the bowling line of Sri Lanka and played intensive aggressive inning scored 46 runs just on 17 bowls in his inning 3 fours and four sixes are included. Pakistan needed six runs in last over when Imad Waseem hit six on second bowl and gave victory to Pakistan.