Dec 17South Africa vs. West Indies

1st Test at SuperSport Park, Centurion

South Africa won by an innings and 220 runs

Dec 17Australia vs. India

2nd Test at Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane

Australia won by 4 wkts

Dec 19Pakistan vs. New Zealand

5th ODI at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

New Zealand won by 68 runs

Dec 17Pakistan vs. New Zealand

4th ODI at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

New Zealand won by 7 runs

Dec 16Sri Lanka vs. England

7th ODI at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Sri Lanka won by 87 runs

Dec 14Pakistan vs. New Zealand

3rd ODI at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah

Pakistan won by 147 runs

Dec 26 05:00Australia vs. India

3rd Test at Melbourne

Dec 26 14:00South Africa vs. West Indies

2nd Test at Port Elizabeth

Dec 26 03:30New Zealand vs. Sri Lanka

1st Test at Christchurch

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3rd Test at Cape Town

Jan 03 03:30New Zealand vs. Sri Lanka

2nd Test at Wellington

Jan 06 05:00Australia vs. India

4th Test at Sydney

Cricket Scorecard

Asia Cup

Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka, 1st Match

Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium, Fatullah, Feb 25, 2014

Match Information

Match Status
Scores delayed by 15 mins Sri Lanka won by 12 runs
Man Of The Match
Sri Lanka (Elected to Bat)
Johanes Cloete (RSA) & Bruce Oxenford (Aus)
Third Umpire
Anisur Rahman (Ban)
Match Referee
Jeff Crowe (NZ)

Batting: Sri Lanka

Batsman RunsBalls4s6sSR
Kushal Janith Pereracaught U Akmal b U Gul14263053.85
Lahiru Thirimannebowled b Ajmal10211011192.73
Kumar Sangakkara (WK)caught Ahmed Shehzad b U Gul676580103.08
Mahela Jayawardenebowled b Afridi13190068.42
Angelo Mathews (C)batting555051110.00
Thisara Pereracaught Ahmed Shehzad b Afridi690066.67
Chaturanga de Silvarunout Ahmed Shehzad2200100.00
Dinesh Chandimalbatting191920100.00
Extras (4 byes, 8 wides, 6 leg byes)18 
Total (296-6 in 50 overs)296 

Fall of Wickets

1/28 (Kushal Janith Perera, 7.3 ov.), 2/189 (Kumar Sangakkara, 31.5 ov.), 3/204 (Lahiru Thirimanne, 35.2 ov.), 4/224 (Mahela Jayawardene, 38.5 ov.), 5/245 (Thisara Perera, 42.1 ov.), 6/251 (Chaturanga de Silva, 43.3 ov.)

Bowling: Pakistan

BowlerOversMaidensRunsWicketsNo BallsWidesEconomy Rate
Mohammad Hafeez90540006.0
Umar Gul80382034.8
Junaid Khan90610026.8
Bilawal Bhatti40270006.8
Saeed Ajmal100501005.0
Shahid Afridi100562035.6

Innings Highlights

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
49.5FOURJunaid Khan to Mathews, FOUR, off-cutter outside off, Mathews gives the charge, makes room and slaps it in the air over extra cover for a boundary295/6
49.2OTHERJunaid Khan to Mathews, 1 run, full toss on the stumps, Mathews comes down the track and slices it square of the wicket on the off-side, he gets his 18th ODI fifty288/6
47.5FOURJunaid Khan to Mathews, FOUR, low full toss on middle and leg, Mathews makes a bit of room and uses his power to good effect as he lofts it inside out over extra cover, that was all muscle from the skipper279/6
46FOURJunaid Khan to Chandimal, FOUR, slower delivery, Chandimal looks to work it to the on-side but gets an outside edge, the ball goes on the bounce to Akmal, who fails to collect it and the ball rolls away to the third man fence268/6
45.3FOURJunaid Khan to Chandimal, FOUR, banged in mid-way down the wicket, Chandimal picks it up quickly and pulls it to deep mid wicket, nice transfer of weight on to the back foot. That was the first boundary in 3 overs262/6
43.3OUTJunaid Khan to Mathews, out de Silva Run Out!! He is not lucky for the second time. Mathews knocks this length delivery to backward point, the debutant was eager to get back on strike and was mid-way down the wicket, Shahzad comes in quickly, takes aim and hits the bulls-eye at the non-striker's end. de Silva run out (Ahmed Shehzad) 2(2)251/6
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Batting: Pakistan

Batsman RunsBalls4s6sSR
Sharjeel Khancaught Mathews b Lakmal262341113.04
Ahmed Shehzadbowled b C de Silva28374075.68
Mohammad Hafeezlbw b Mathews18192094.74
Sohaib Maqsoodcaught C de Silva b Senanayake17271062.96
Misbah-ul-Haq (C)caught Senanayake b Malinga73844286.90
Umar Akmal (WK)caught Sangakkara b Lakmal747273102.78
Shahid Afridicaught Chandimal b Malinga470057.14
Bilawal Bhattibowled b Malinga181320138.46
Umar Gulcaught C de Silva b Malinga260033.33
Saeed Ajmallbw b Malinga10420250.00
Junaid Khanbatting1100100.00
Extras (10 wides, 3 leg byes)13 
Total (284-10 in 48.5 overs)284 

Recent Overs

0 4 1 0 1 0   -  1 1 0 0 W 1   -  4 2 1 2 4 4   -  1 W 1 2 W

Fall of Wickets

1/28 (Sharjeel Khan, 6.1 ov.), 2/77 (Ahmed Shehzad, 12.3 ov.), 3/83 (Mohammad Hafeez, 13.3 ov.), 4/121 (Sohaib Maqsood, 23.3 ov.), 5/242 (Umar Akmal, 42.3 ov.), 6/252 (Shahid Afridi, 44.4 ov.), 7/254 (Misbah-ul-Haq, 44.6 ov.), 8/262 (Umar Gul, 46.5 ov.), 9/281 (Saeed Ajmal, 48.2 ov.), 10/284 (Bilawal Bhatti, 48.5 ov.)

Bowling: Sri Lanka

BowlerOversMaidensRunsWicketsNo BallsWidesEconomy Rate
Lasith Malinga*9.50525015.3
Suranga Lakmal91652007.2
Sachithra Senanayake90471005.2
Chaturanga de Silva101561085.6
Thisara Perera60360006.0
Angelo Mathews51251015.0

Innings Highlights

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
48.5OUTMalinga to Bhatti, out Bowled!! 5-fer for Malinga and he is mobbed by his team-mates. Its all over for Misbah's men. Sri Lanka win this thriller. Bhatti backs away and exposes all three stumps, in a quest to flay it through the off-side but Malinga shatters the off-stump with another pin-point yorker. The blone Slinger punches the air and gives vent to his delight. Bhatti b Malinga 18(13) [4s-2]284/10
48.2OUTMalinga to Ajmal, out Lbw!! Malinga dishes out his signature toe-crusher and that turns out to be too hot for Ajmal. Sri Lanka edge ahead in this see-saw clash. This was a searing yorker length ball dipping in, Ajmal looks to jam it out but his effort is in vain as he is struck in front of the leg-stump. The umpire raises his dreaded finger to award Malinga his fourth scalp. Ajmal lbw b Malinga 10(4) [4s-2]281/9
48FOURLakmal to Ajmal, FOUR, pushed through outside off, Ajmal exploits Lakmal's pace and slashes it to the third man fence280/8
47.5FOURLakmal to Ajmal, FOUR, Ajmal tries to pull off a Dilscoop, he is near where near Dilshan's class but manages to clumsily scoop it to the fine leg fence276/8
47.1FOURLakmal to Bhatti, FOUR, rifled to extra cover! This was overpitched and outside off, Bhatti exploits the width on offer as he clears his front leg and crashes it past covers267/8
46.5OUTMalinga to Umar Gul, out Caught by de Silva!! leading edge and Chaturanga de Silva snaffles it. Jubilation in the Sri Lankan camp. This was a length delivery on the stumps, Umar Gul looks to tuck it away to the leg-side, he manages a leading edge that balloons over towards backward point, where de Silva judges it to perfection. Umar Gul c de Silva b Malinga 2(6)262/8
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