Pakistan 247-7 in fifth Sri Lanka ODI

Pakistan scored a competitive 247-7 after electing to bat against Sri Lanka in the fifth and final one-day international in Colombo on Monday.



By (AFP)

Published: Mon 18 Jun 2012, 4:05 PM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 12:07 AM

Imran Farhat (56) and Umar Akmal (55 not out) scored half-centuries for Pakistan while leg-spinner Jeevan Mendis and paceman Nuwan Kulasekara each took two wickets for Sri Lanka in the day-night match.

Sri Lanka lead 2-1 in the five-match series, with one game abandoned due to rain.

SCOREBOARD

Pakistan:

Imran Farhat c Chandimal b Perera 56

Mohammad Hafeez b Kulasekara 6

Azhar Ali c Thirimanne b Mendis 30

Asad Shafiq run out 38

Misbah-ul-Haq c Perera b Mendis 32

Umar Akmal not out 55

Shahid Afridi c Jayawardene b Kulasekara 9

Sohail Tanvir c Tharanga b Malinga 11

Umar Gul not out 2

Extras (b2, lb3, w3) 8

Total (for seven wickets; 50 overs) 247

Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Hafeez), 2-82 (Farhat), 3-113 (Ali), 4-146 (Shafiq), 5-207 (Misbah), 6-229 (Afridi), 7-244 (Tanvir)

Bowling: Malinga 10-1-52-1 (w1), Kulasekara 10-1-53-2, Mathews 10-0-41-0, Dilshan 3-0-12-0, Perera 8-0-54-1 (w1), Mendis 9-0-30-2 (w1).

Toss: Pakistan

Umpires: Ranmore Martinesz (SRI) and Paul Reiffel (AUS)

TV umpire: Ruchira Palliyaguruge (SRI)

Match referee: Chris Broad (ENG)


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