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Pakistan v Sri Lanka cricket series

United Arab Emirates / Lahore 2017

Pakistan welcomes Sri Lankan cricket team arrived for Lahore T20
2 Tests, 5 ODIs, 3 T20s —- Sep 28 – Oct 29, 2017

Sri Lanka sweeps Test Series by 2-0 against Pakistan
Pakistan whitewashed Sri Lanka in ODI by 5-0 & T20I by 3-0

With international cricket finding its way back in Pakistan, Sri Lanka on Sunday 29 Oct, 2017 morning landed in the country almost eight years since they were targeted in a terrorist attack in 2009 in Lahore, set to play the third and final match of the T20I series in a historical moment for the nation. “It’s nice to be in Pakistan again,” said Sri Lankan Captain Perera, who was part of the World XI last month. “We are thankful for a warm welcome and will do our best to entertain the crowd with some good cricket.”
Sri Lanka´s sports minsiter Dayasiri Jayasekera and Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) President Thilanga Sumathipala are also on the tour while a two-member security delegation is in Lahore for the last two days to oversee security arrangements.
“We are thankful to the Sri Lankan team for coming to Pakistan and I request the fans to support both the teams during the match,” said Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed. The Gaddafi Stadium was filled to its 25,000 capacity for the October 29 match, with fans carrying placards reading, “Welcome back Sri Lankan Lions.”

Two Test Series Results

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test
Sep 28, Dubai Int’l Cricket Stadium, Dubai

Score
SL 419/10, 138/10 (66.5 Ovs)
PAK 422/10, 114/10 (47.4 Ovs)
Sri Lanka won by 21 runs

MAN OF THE MATCH – Rangana Herath

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test

Oct 06, Fri – Dubai Int’l Cricket Stadium, Dubai

Score
SL 482/10, 96/10 (26 Ovs)
PAK 262/10, 248/10 (90.2 Ovs)
Sri Lanka won by 68 runs

MAN OF THE MATCH – Dimuth Karunaratne
PLAYER OF THE SERIES – Dimuth Karunaratne

5 ODI’s Series Results

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI
Oct 13, Fri
Dubai Int’l Cricket Stadium , Dubai
Score
PAK 292/6 (50 Ovs)
SL 209/8 (50 Ovs)
Pakistan won by 83 runs

MAN OF THE MATCH – Shoaib Malik

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI
Oct 16, Mon
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Score
PAK 219/9 (50 Ovs)
SL 187/10 (48 Ovs)
Pakistan won by 32 runs
MAN OF THE MATCH – Shadab Khan

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI
Oct 18, Wed
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Score
SL 208/10 (48.2 Ovs)
PAK 209/3 (42.3 Ovs)
Pakistan won by 7 wkts
MAN OF THE MATCH – Imam-ul-Haq

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 4th ODI
Oct 20, Fri
Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah
Score
SL 173/10 (43.4 Ovs)
PAK 177/3 (39 Ovs)
Pakistan won by 7 wkts
MAN OF THE MATCH – Babar Azam

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 5th ODI
Oct 23, Mon
Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah
Score
SL 103/10 (26.2 Ovs)
PAK 105/1 (20.2 Ovs)
Pakistan won by 9 wkts

MAN OF THE MATCH – Usman Khan
PLAYER OF THE SERIES – Hasan Ali

3 T20I  Series Results

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20
Oct 26, Thu
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Score
SL 102 (18.3 Ovs)
PAK 103/3 (17.2 Ovs)
Pakistan won by 7 wkts
MAN OF THE MATCH – Usman Khan

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I
Oct 27, Fri
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Score
SL 124/9 (20.0 Ovs)
PAK 125/8 (19.5 Ovs)
Pakistan won by 2 wkts

MAN OF THE MATCH – Shadab Khan

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 3rd & Final T20I
Oct 29, Sun

Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
Score
PAK 180/3 (20.0 Ovs)
SL 144/9 (20.0 Ovs)
Pakistan won by 36 runs

MAN OF THE MATCH – Shoaib Malik
PLAYER OF THE SERIES – Shoaib Malik

Sri Lanka thanks Pakistan
LAHORE: Sri Lankan Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara thanked Pakistan for the excellent security arrangements made for the last Twenty20 game of the series at Lahore.
The Sri Lankan Sports Minister met his Pakistani counterpart Hussain Pirzada at Pakistan Sports Board and reviewed ways to enhance sporting ties between the two countries. Pirzada said that Pakistan has become a safe country for sports. “The arrival of Sri Lankan cricket team in Pakistan is a clear message to the whole world,” he said. Jayasekara, speaking on the occasion, said that Pakistan made excellent security arrangement.

 

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