Fatullah: Sri Lankan cricket team gave rivals Pakistan 297 rums to chase in the opening match of Asia Cup cricket.
Sri Lanka opted to bat first after winning the toss here at Usman Ali Khan stadium and made a total of 296 runs with the help of Lahiru Thirimanne’s century and Kumar Sangakkara’s brilliant batting.
Thirimanne made 102 while Sangakkara socred 67 runs.
Pakistani pacer Umar Gul took 2 wickets.
Pakistani skipper Misbah-ul-Haq said that the wicket is slow and he cannot tell if it will help chase the target or not.