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Sri Lanka crushed by Pakistan in last ODI by 9 wickets

Firdos Malik Oct 23, 2017
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Pakistan recorded a simple nine-wicket prevail upon Sri Lanka to finish a 5-0 decisive victory in the five-coordinate one-day worldwide arrangement here at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Monday.

After youthful pacer Usman Khan Shinwari devastated Sri Lanka to an irrelevant aggregate of 103 runs, Pakistan made 105 for the loss of Fakhar Zaman (48), to win the fifth and last one-day worldwide off only 20.2 overs.

Imam-ul-Haq remained not out on 45 and Faheem Ashraf was five not out.

This was Pakistan’s 6th whitewash in a five-coordinate ODI arrangement. They had blanked Zimbabwe in 2002 and 2008, Bangladesh in 2003 and 2008, and New Zealand in 2003, and now they have improved the situation the first run through against Sri Lanka. This was additionally Pakistan’s initial 5-0 decisive victory since 2008 when they made it against Bangladesh.

The win is Pakistan’s ninth in succession since winning the Champions Trophy in June this year while Sri Lanka plummetted to their twelfth thrashing in succession, likewise losing 5-0 each to South Africa and India this year.

Zaman hit seven limits in his 47-ball thump before he fell with only 20 required. Imam hit the triumphant limit, completing his 64-ball thump with four limits and a six.

Be that as it may, it was Pakistan’s new discover Shinwari who shook the Sri Lankans.

The 23-year-old completed with 5-34 as Sri Lanka, who won the hurl and batted on a simple paced Sharjah stadium pitch, never recouped from early shocks of losing four wickets in the initial three overs.

Just Thisara Perera (25), Lahiru Thirimanne (19), Seekuge Prasanna (16) and Dushmantha Chameera (11) achieved twofold figures in an appalling batting execution by Sri Lanka, their second most minimal aggregate in an ODI against Pakistan.

Their most minimal aggregate of 78 against Pakistan had additionally come at Sharjah in 2002.

Shinwari, who appeared in the fourth one-day of this arrangement, knocked down some pins Sadeera Samarawickrama with the fifth bundle of the match for nothing and after that had Dinesh Chandimal next ball, got behind without scoring.

In his next finished Shinwari had captain Upul Tharanga played off a nippy conveyance for eight and afterward caught Niroshan Dickwella leg before with the fifth to leave Sri Lanka tottering at 8-4.

Shinwari finished his lady five-wicket pull when he had Milinda Siriwardana (six) got by Fakhar Zaman, his wickets falling off only 21 balls – third quickest to five wickets in an ODI.

Perera hit three limits and a six preceding he ended up plainly one of two wickets by leg-spinner Shadab Khan in one over. Hasan Ali likewise took 2-19, 14 wickets in the arrangement.

The two groups now play a three-coordinate Twenty20 universal arrangement, the initial two in Abu Dhabi on October 26 and 27 while the toward the end in Lahore on October 29.