DUBAI: Sri Lanka have won the second T20 match by 24 runs and leveled the two-match series by 1-1 against Pakistan at Dubai worldwide Cricket Stadium yesterday on 13th december 2013.
Sri Lanka team not only leveled two-match T20 sequence, after winning the second agree, it furthermore broke Pakistan dream of getting peak place in T20 format of cricket amongst all teams of the world.
Pakistan peak batsmen afresh failed to create any impression or play better to accomplish the 212 sprints’ target; all Pakistan group could make only 187 runs in 19.2 overs and lost the match by 24 sprints to the host team.
The Green tops could not face Sri Lankan bowlers with self-assurance and started mislaying wickets at start of the innings.
They also failed miserably to add sprints in team score and keeping the wickets.
Opener Sharjeel performed better and scored fifty and Shahid Afridi also performed some outstanding strikes and supplemented much required 28 quick runs in the tally.
Tail ender Sohail Tanvir furthermore received massive claps from the fans by hitting boundaries to make 41 sprints’ individual tally. Sohail Tanvir furthermore made record of largest one-by-one tally at number nine in T20 format.
Opener Amir Shehzad tallied 8 sprints, Skipper Mohammad Hafeez 7, Sohaib Maqsood 15, Umar Akmal, Umar Amin, and Bilawal Bhatti tallied no run, and Saeed Ajmal 20 sprints. Sri Lankan bowlers supplemented 16 sprints as extras in Pakistan tally.
Sri Lankan bowler Senanayake took three wickets while S Prasanna, Perera, and Kulasekara took two wickets each, and Malinga took one wicket in the agree.
Sri Lankan all rounder Perera took Man of the agree Award for his agree winning innings of 84 sprints and two vital wickets.
Pakistani star all rounder Shahid Afridi obtained Man of the sequence Award for his extra commonplace performance in this T20 series.
Earlier, Pakistan won the toss and asked for Sri Lanka for batting first in second T20 fixture here in Dubai on Friday evening.
Sri Lanka group set 212 sprints goal for Green tops after tallying 211 sprints on three wickets at culmination of 20 assigned overs of the innings.
Pakistan bowlers failed in commanding the game or stopping the batsmen from making common runs in every over while the fielders also presented solely throughout the agree.
Only Saeed Ajmal took two wickets in the fixture and residual all Pakistani bowlers failed in taking wickets of Sri Lankan batsmen.