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Mathews Seals Dramatic ODI Series Win For Sri Lanka

Angelo Mathews scored a brilliant unbeaten half-century to lead Sri Lanka to a 3-1 One-Day International series win over Pakistan with a two-wicket win in the final game in Colombo. Chasing 248 to win, Mathews hit 80 not out in 76 balls to rescue his side from a position of 175 for seven, where a home victory looked unlikely.
18 June 2012

Perera Hat-Trick Bowls Sri Lanka To Victory Over Pakistan

Thisara Perera took a hat-trick as a staggering collapse from Pakistan handed Sri Lanka a comfortable 44-run win in the fourth One-Day International in Colombo. Chasing 244 to win, Pakistan were 166 for two before they lost their remaining eight wickets for 33 runs, crumbling replying to Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara-inspired 243 for eight.
16 June 2012

Cricket Video - Rain Thwarts Sri Lanka And Pakistan - Cricket World TV

A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look back at the third One-Day International between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Colombo. The game was unfortunately abandoned as a no result due to rain at the R Premadesa Stadium, which came in for the final time with Pakistan struggling on 12 for two.
13 June 2012

Rain Forces No Result In Third Sri Lanka-Pakistan ODI

Persistent rain in Colombo eventually forced the abandonment of the third One-Day International between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the R Premadesa Stadium. Pakistan were struggling at 12 for two after six overs when rain returned having initially delayed the game and no further cricket was possible.
13 June 2012

Weerakoon Replaces Injured Herath For End Of Series

Sri Lanka have called up uncapped Sajeewa Weerakoon to replace Rangana Herath for the remaining three One-Day Internationals against Pakistan. Herath, who played in the first two matches in the series, taking one wicket, has been ruled out with a knee injury.
12 June 2012

Dilshan And Perera Down Pakistan To Level Series

Tillakaratne Dilshan cracked an unbeaten century and Tissara Perera took six for 44 as Sri Lanka hit back to beat Pakistan by 76 runs in the second One-Day International in Pallekele. Dilshan's 119 not out dominated Sri Lanka's innings of 280 for four and despite Azhar Ali's 97, Pakistan were bowled out for 204 in reply.
9 June 2012

Pakistan Take Victory In Rain-Affected Opening ODI

Pakistan won a rain-affected opening One-Day International against Sri Lanka by six wickets under the Duckworth/Lewis method in Pallekele. Sri Lanka laboured between several rain breaks to post a score of 135 for eight in 42 overs before Pakistan reached the same score in 34.1 overs to take their ninth win in 11 matches between the two sides.
7 June 2012

Pakistan Add Sohail Tanvir To ODI Squad

Pakistan have added left-arm fast bowler Sohail Tanvir to their squad for the five-match One-Day International series in Sri Lanka. Tanvir put in a pair of impressive performances during the two Twenty20 Internationals, taking three for 12 and one for 15 in the tied series.
6 June 2012

Afridi Leads Pakistan To Series-Levelling 23-Run Win

The Twenty20 International series between Sri Lanka and Pakistan was tied 1-1 after Pakistan won a second low-scoring match by 23 runs in Hambantota. The match followed an almost identical pattern to the first one as Pakistan posted 122 for six before bowling Sri Lanka out for 99.
3 June 2012

Sri Lanka Dismiss Pakistan For 95 In First Twenty20

Sri Lanka struck first in their two-match Twenty20 International series against Pakistan by winning the opening game in Hambantota by 37 runs. They needed a late burst of runs from Tissara Perera to haul themselves up to a modest score of 132 for seven but Pakistan crumbled in reply to be bowled out for just 95.
1 June 2012

Pakistan Cricket Board Awards Central Contracts

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has awarded central contracts to 21 players who will be paid more than in previous years. The players will receive a 25 percent increase in their retainer fee and a 10 percent boost to their match fees.
28 May 2012

Sri Lanka Name Squads To Take On Pakistan

Sri Lanka have named their Twenty20 and One-Day International squads to take on Pakistan in June. Fast bowler Isuru Udana and leg-spinner Kaushal Lokuarachchi have been handed recalls for the two Twenty20 matches while a 15-man squad has been named for the five-match ODI series.
24 May 2012

England Women To Take On Ireland And Pakistan

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has confirmed that England Women will play their counterparts from Ireland and Pakistan in three additional Twenty20 Internationals in June and September. They will play Ireland on 23rd June at Loughborough as part of their preparations for the series against India Women and take on Pakistan on 4th and 5th September ahead of the Twenty20 series against the West Indies.
16 May 2012

Nasir Jamshed Ruled Out Of Sri Lanka Tour

Pakistan opener Nasir Jamshed has been ruled out of his country's tour of Sri Lanka after he injured a finger playing club cricket. The 22-year-old was set to tour having been named in the squad to play two Twenty20 Internationals and five One-Day Internationals.
16 May 2012

Pakistan Name Mohammad Hafeez As Twenty20 Captain

Pakistan have named their squads to tour Sri Lanka, handing the Twenty20 International captaincy to Mohammad Hafeez and confirming Misbah-ul-Haq as Test skipper. Fast bowler Mohammad Sami and batsman Faisal Iqbal have also been handed recalls to the Test squad after lengthy absences while Misbah will also lead the One-Day International team.
10 May 2012

Pakistan Tour To Sri Lanka Confirmed

Pakistan are set to tour Sri Lanka for a series of three Tests, five One-Day Internationals and two Twenty20 Internationals between 29th May and 13th July. After a proposed series hosting Bangladesh was postponed, Pakistan will now travel to Sri Lanka - who they hosted in the United Arab Emirates late last year.
30 April 2012

Bangladesh Tour Of Pakistan Postponed

Bangladesh's impending tour of Pakistan, scheduled to take place later this month has been postponed. The two countries confirmed that a One-Day International and a Twenty20 International would be played but just ten days before the first match is slated to be played, the Bangladesh High Court has intervened.
19 April 2012

Bangladesh Set To Tour Pakistan In Late April

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that Bangladesh will tour Pakistan to play two limited overs internationals in Lahore later this month. A One-Day International is scheduled for 29th April and the Twenty20 International will take place one day later.
15 April 2012

Pakistan Win By Two Runs To Clinch Asia Cup Title

Pakistan clinched their second Asia Cup title with a hard-fought two-run win over Bangladesh in a fittingly thrilling finale to the tournament in Mirpur. Needing nine to win from the final over, Bangladesh could only manage six as Aizaz Cheema held his nerve to secure a tight victory for Pakistan.
22 March 2012

Bangladesh Qualify For Asia Cup Final By Beating Sri Lanka

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in the final group game of the Asia Cup 2012 to secure their place in the final against Pakistan. Sri Lanka were bowled out for 232 and after Bangladesh were set a target of 212 in 40 overs after a rain break, they reached 212 for five in 37.1 overs.
20 March 2012

 
 
 
 
 
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