Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka T20 World Cup 2016 Batting & Bowling Highlights: After the qualifiers finalized, the set is all set for the main tournament of the ICC World T20. But, before the Super-10 starts tomorrow, some warm-up matches will be played to set every team into World T20 fever.
Today Eden Garden, Kolkata will be hosting another match and its between two Asian Teams Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Pakistan – The team which is always known for their World Class bowlers. But, when it comes to batting not much has to speak about. The team is expected to face hard challenges when looked at the Super-10 Group 2.
The batsmen will have to set-up and support their bowlers on Indian spinning tracks.
Sri Lanka – Disappointing form from their current run. Losing the series against India, ruled out of Asia Cup and heavy loss against New Zealand.
It looks like they have completely lost their rhythm, team looks unstable losing some key players. But, the fight with themselves will ensure some positive instincts from it.
Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka T20 World Cup 2016 Match Highlights Batting & Bowling
Toss – Pakistan won the toss, opted to bat first
1st Innings – Pakistan were in real concern, before the ICC Season with their batting. And, this warm-up match was a key to overview their batsmen form. After winning the toss, Pakistan made an average start — the batting partnership Pakistan had a score of 40/1.
The Pakistan innings was initiated by Mohammad Hafeez, and on other side no batsman really supported his innings.
Mohammad Hafeez made 70 runs in 49 balls (9 fours and 1 six). He helped Pakistan to reach a score of 157/5 in 20 overs.
2nd Innings – After having to chase a challenging score, they lost their quick wicket in just 2nd over. They scored 42/2 in 6 overs, which was approx. equal to Pakistan’s score. Sri Lanka was paced by Thirimanne scoring 45 in 37, but they lost quick wickets in middle, and let Pakistan have a grip on the match.
The wickets got stumbling and Sri Lanka innings ended on 142/9 in 20 overs. Pakistan won the match by 15 runs.
T20 World Cup 2016 – Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka Match Result
Pakistan – 157/5 (20 overs)
Sri Lanka – 142/9 (20 overs)
Man of the Match – Mohammad Hafeez (70 runs in 49 balls)