PLLEKELE – Legendary batsman Younis Khan played important role in the historic win against against Sri Lanka in the third and decider Test match of the series.
On last day of the match, Shan Masood lost his wicket in the first session of last day. After Shan Masood, Miasbah came to the crease and played good knock of 59 runs.
Legend batsman Younus Khan was unbeaten on 171 runs.
Young opening batsman, Shan Masood, scored 125 runs to set the tone of Pakistan to chase down record total of 377 runs. This is the highest total ever chased on Sri Lankan soil in the history of cricket. Younis Khan and left handed stylish opener, Shan Masood put record 242 runs partnership and set a new record of highest fourth wicket partnership for Pakistan.
Pakistan’s young opener Shan Masood also completed his first Test century in the fourth innings of final Test match against Sri Lanka.
Pakistan’s legendary cricketer and star performer Younis Khan has booked another record to his name in the second innings of the final Test against Sri Lanka.
Younis became world’s first batsman to score 5 centuries in the second innings of the Test match when he completed his 30th century in fourth innings of the decisive Test.
Younus Khan was declared man of the match for his superb match winning innings, while Yasir Shah was declared best player of the series for his brilliant bowling throughout the series.
After this historic win, Pakistan jumped three places and reched to 3rd position in the ICC test ranking table following a record seven wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the third and final test in Pallekele on Tuesday.
|Pakistan 2nd innings (target: 377 runs)||R||M||B||4s||6s||SR|
|Shan Masood||st †Chandimal b Kaushal||125||337||233||11||1||53.64|
|Ahmed Shehzad||b Lakmal||0||7||3||0||0||0.00|
|Azhar Ali||c †Chandimal b Prasad||5||25||14||0||0||35.71|
|Younis Khan||not out||171||428||271||18||0||63.09|
|Extras||(b 5, lb 10, w 2, nb 5)||22|
|Total||(3 wickets; 103.1 overs; 462 mins)||382||(3.70 runs per over)|
Did not batAsad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed†, Ehsan Adil, Yasir Shah, Rahat Ali, Imran Khan
Fall of wickets 1-0 (Ahmed Shehzad, 1.3 ov), 2-13 (Azhar Ali, 6.6 ov), 3-255 (Shan Masood, 73.4 ov)
|KTGD Prasad||20||2||65||1||3.25||86||7||0||(1nb, 1w)|