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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 5th ODI in Sharjah, Highlights: As It Happened

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: October 23, 2017, 7:55 PM IST

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan (ODI)

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PAK vs SL Cricket Scorecard (ODI)

5th ODI ODI, Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah, 23 October, 2017

Sri Lanka

103/10

(26.2) RR 3.91

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Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 9 wickets
Pakistan

105/1

(20.2) RR 5.16

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 18:55 (IST)

    WICKET! Vandersay has something to smile about as Fakhar heads back to the pavilion for 48. Pakistan need 20 more runs to win the game here with 9 wickets in the bag. Imam will look to end the game for Pakistan.

  • 17:46 (IST)

    SECOND INNINGS: We are in for an early second innings start here. Fakhar Zaman and Imam-ul-Haq start the proceeding for Pakistan. 

  • 17:35 (IST)

    ALLOUT! Hasan Ali brought into the attack, and he delivers straightaway. Bangs the ball on good length and Chameera gets an edge. The ball crashes on to the stumps. The misery for Sri Lanka ends at 103. 

  • 17:18 (IST)

    OUT! It's all happening here for Pakistan. Shadab Khan picks up another one. He welcomes Vandersay with a short googly, and the tail-ender fails to pick it up. The ball hits his pads. Pakistan go for a review and get the wicket of no. 10 batsman. Sri Lanka are 85/9 after 22 overs.

  • 17:13 (IST)

    OUT! Shadab, after getting a beating from Perera in the previous over sets him up with a flighted delivery. The bowler tosses the ball up the pads, and Perera completely mistimes the ball. The ball is safely caught by Ashraf. Sri Lanka are 85/8.

19:06 (IST)

Imam finishes it off with a boundary here. That is sweet for the Pakistani outfit as they register a series whitewash. Pakistan win by 9 wickets in the bag. Imam unbeaten on 45 and has played with a cool head.

19:03 (IST)

7 runs from the Vandersay over as Pakistan now need just 8 runs to win this game. 9 wickets still in the bag for the Pakistan players. Sri Lanka just waiting for the punishment to end here. Pakistan's score reads 96/1 after 19 overs

19:00 (IST)

1 run from the Prasanna over as Pakistan move closer to the target here. Looks like almost a walk in the park for the Pakistan batsmen here. Pakistan's score reads 89/1 after 18 overs

18:55 (IST)

WICKET! Vandersay has something to smile about as Fakhar heads back to the pavilion for 48. Pakistan need 20 more runs to win the game here with 9 wickets in the bag. Imam will look to end the game for Pakistan.

18:51 (IST)

7 runs from the Prasanna over as Pakistan now need 22 runs to win this game with 10 wickets in hand. Pakistan's score reads 82/0 after 16 overs with both Imam and Fakhar looking in complete control of proceedings

18:47 (IST)

1 run from the Vandersay over here as the Pakistani openers crawl towards the target without taking any undue risk. Pakistan's score reads 74/0 after 15 overs with Fakhar and Imam looking like they want to finish the game without losing a wicket here.

18:45 (IST)

Prasanna comes into the attack and 6 runs from the over as the Pakistan openers look to pick singles and doubles here without taking any risk. Pakistan in cruise mode as the score reads 74/0 after 14 overs

18:42 (IST)

6 runs from the Vandersay over as Fakhar picks another boundary here. The Lankans look like they have almost given up and are waiting for the game to end here. A whitewash beckons here as Pakistan have looked a far superior side here. Pakistan's score reads 68/0 after 13 overs

18:38 (IST)

10 runs from the Thisara Perera over as Fakhar hits two boundaries in the over. The first one was down the leg side and Fakhar just flicks it away and the second one is a full blooded pull that speeds away to the boundary. Pakistan's score reads 62/0 after 12 overs

18:35 (IST)

3 runs from the Vandersay over as Pakistan go past the 50-run mark. The openers are in complete control as they look to ease towards the target of 104. 10 wickets still in the bag as Pakistan's score reads 52/0 after 11 overs

18:31 (IST)

8 runs from the Perera over as Imam tonks him for a huge six over the bowler's head. That one heads straight for the stands as Pakistan's score reads 49/0 after 10 overs. Pakistan need 55 more runs to win this one with 10 wickets in the bag.

18:27 (IST)

5 runs from the Vandersay over as Fakhar picks up a boundary. It was a good ball, but Fakhar waited on it and hit it past the point fielder to pick a boundary. Pakistan's score reads 41/0 after 9 overs.

18:23 (IST)

6 runs from the Fernando over as Fakhar hits a boundary to spoil the over which would have otherwise cost the Lankans just 2 runs. The last ball was too wide and full and the bowler paid the price as it ended as a costly over. Pakistan's score reads 36/0 after 8 overs

18:18 (IST)

5 runs from the Chameera over as the Pakistan openers are slowly looking to take easy steps towards the target of 104. Pakistan have reached 30 for no loss in 7 overs with Imam on 13 and Fakhar on 15. The start looks good as Pakistan aim for a whitewash.

18:14 (IST)

9 runs from the Fernando over as both Fakhar and Imam get stuck into the pacer. Two boundaries to round up a successful over for the Pakistan outfit. The straight drive from Imam off the last ball oozed class. Pakistan's score reads 25/0 after 6 overs

18:08 (IST)

1 run from the Chameera over as the Lankan bowlers have looked to bowl a tight line here. No extra width and looking to bowl wicket to wicket without trying too many fancy things. Pakistan's score reads 16/0 after 5 overs

18:04 (IST)

6 runs from the Fernando over as Pakistan's score reads 15/0 after 4 overs. Imam hits a crisp cover drive after failing to connect in the previous over from the left-arm seamer. The Sri Lankan bowlers are bowling all out as they look to make early inroads.

18:00 (IST)

2 runs from the Chameera over as the Pakistan overs are still happy to play the waiting game. Imam and Fakhar not keen to take any undue risk here. Pakistan's score reads 9/0 after 3 overs, chasing 104

17:56 (IST)

Fernando bowls a maiden here as the Pakistan batsmen are not finding things very easy here. Looks like there is something here in the pitch for the bowlers as Pakistan's score reads 7/0 after 2 overs

17:49 (IST)

Fakhar Zaman starts off in style. Chameeera drops the ball short and Zaman goes to the backfoor and crunches the ball towards backward point for a four. Chameera needs to change his length quickly. Pakistan are 7/0 after the first over. 

17:46 (IST)

SECOND INNINGS: We are in for an early second innings start here. Fakhar Zaman and Imam-ul-Haq start the proceeding for Pakistan. 

17:41 (IST)

Perera top-scored for Sri Lanka with 25 runs. Hasan Ali and Shadab Khan came good with two wickets apiece. 

17:35 (IST)

ALLOUT! Hasan Ali brought into the attack, and he delivers straightaway. Bangs the ball on good length and Chameera gets an edge. The ball crashes on to the stumps. The misery for Sri Lanka ends at 103. 

17:33 (IST)

Shadab bowling a dream delivery to Fernando. Pitches on middle and then spins sharply to completely fox the batsman. The very next ball is followed by a counter-attacking shot by Fernando, as the ball races to the extra-cover boundary. Sri Lanka reach 103/9 after 26 overs. 

17:30 (IST)

Chameera has decided to go for the runs. Usman bangs in the ball short and Chameera is quick to pull the ball for a single. One wonders why isn't he bowling on the pads of the batsmen, like he did in the previous spell. Six runs coming from the over. Sri Lanka are 99/9. 

17:25 (IST)

The Sri Lankans survive another over. Chameera somehow manages to get off the strike and gets a single on the second delivery of the over.  Two more runs are added in the over as Lankans near the 100-run mark. They are 93/9. 

17:22 (IST)

Usman comes back into the attack, for his sixth over. He charges in and tries to attack Chameera. But first three balls are way outside off, and pose no real trouble for the no. 11. On the fifth ball, Chameera punishes him and scores a boundary through the point region. Just four runs added to Sri lanka total. They are 89/9.

17:18 (IST)

OUT! It's all happening here for Pakistan. Shadab Khan picks up another one. He welcomes Vandersay with a short googly, and the tail-ender fails to pick it up. The ball hits his pads. Pakistan go for a review and get the wicket of no. 10 batsman. Sri Lanka are 85/9 after 22 overs.

17:13 (IST)

OUT! Shadab, after getting a beating from Perera in the previous over sets him up with a flighted delivery. The bowler tosses the ball up the pads, and Perera completely mistimes the ball. The ball is safely caught by Ashraf. Sri Lanka are 85/8.

17:11 (IST)

Mohammad Hafeez brought into the attack. A quiet over again as Thisara nudges the ball towards the point fielder for a single. His tight middle-stump line ensures just a solitary run from the over. It's 85/7 after 21 overs.

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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 5th ODI in Sharjah, Highlights: As It Happened

PREVIEW PAK vs SL: Medium pacer Hasan Ali grabbed three wickets to celebrate his rise to the top of the one-day rankings as Pakistan downed Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the fourth day-night international in Sharjah on Friday. Now, Sri Lanka will be fighting for glory in the 5th and final ODI, as they hope to avoid yet another whitewash. Hasan took 3-37 while spinners Shadab Khan (2-29) and Imad Wasim (2-13) also chipped in with useful wickets as Sri Lanka were skittled out for 173 in 43.4 overs. Only Lahiru Thirimanne resisted with a 94-ball 62 on a flat pitch at Sharjah stadium on which Babar Azam scored a stroke filled 69 not out and Shoaib Malik matched him, also with an unbeaten 69, to help Pakistan overhaul the low target in 39 overs.

Squads: Sri Lanka: Niroshan Dickwella (wicketkeeper), Upul Tharanga (captain), Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis, Milinda Siriwardana, Thisara Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Jeffrey Vandersay, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Gamage, Chamara Kapugedera, Seekkuge Prasanna, Dushmantha Chameera, Vishwa Fernando.

Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Ahmed Shehzad, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed(wicketkeeper/captain), Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Rumman Raees, Shadab Khan, Junaid Khan, Usman Khan, Imam-ul-Haq, Haris Sohail, Fahim Ashraf.

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Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4659 119
2 New Zealand 2829 109
3 England 4366 104
4 South Africa 3177 102
5 Australia 3270 99
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1 England 6745 125
2 India 7071 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
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1 Pakistan 8366 270
2 Australia 6986 269
3 England 5568 265
4 South Africa 4720 262
5 India 9349 260
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