Pakistan won the test series against Srilanka 2-0 (Image Credit:- Twitter)
|Srilanka:- 166 & 188||Pakistan:- 576/5 d|
Noman Ali’s (7/70 in 23 overs) helps Pakistan beat Srilanka by an innings and 222 runs in the second test to seal the series 2-0. Trail by 410 runs Srilanka bowled out for 188 in their second innings. Abdullah Shafique who scored his first double ton named Player of the Match.
Pakistan declared their first innings on 576/5 after Mohammed Rizwan(50* runs from 67 balls) hits his half century. They batted just 2 overs on Day 4.
Srilankan openers Nishan Madukshka (33 runs from 72 balls) and Dimuth Karunaratne (41 runs from 61 balls) started well in their second innings by scoring 69 runs for the first wicket. Noman Ali bowled a beautiful delivery to clean bowled Nishan Maduksha to give Pakistan first breakthrough.
Angelo Mathews scored unbeaten 63 runs in second innings (Image Credit:- Twitter)
Angelo Mathews (63* runs from 127 balls) is only other batter apart from openers batted well for Srilanka. Pakistan bowlers picked wickets regularly and bowled out Srilanka cheaply in the second innings also.
N Ali shines with the ball for Pakistan (Image Credit:- Twitter)
Noman Ali bowled dream spell for Pakistan by picking 7 for 70 in his 23 over quata. He completely demolishes the Srilankan line up. Naseem Shah (3/44 in 17.4 overs) wraps up the Srilankan tail quickly. Last 3 Srilankan batters got out for duck.
Player of the Series:- Agha Salma (221 runs & 3 wickets)