DAMBULLA – Sri Lanka managed to score 255 runs for loss of 8 wickets in 50 overs, after they were put to bat by Pakistan in the first One Day International (ODI) match of series on Saturday.
According to details, Mohammad Hafeez, who had missed the Pallekele Test to undergo a test on his bowling action returns with a brilliant performance with bowl and hurts Sri Lanka badly for his 4 for 41.
These are the best bowling stats by Hafeez in one day game. Apart from Hafeez, Pakistani bowlers failed to deliver their best.
Anwar Ali, Yasir Shah and Rahat Ali picked one wicket each while Irfan remained wicket less.
Sri Lankan batting was guided by 83 runs partnership between skipper Angelo Mathews and Chandimal.
Chandimal remained top scorer for Sri Lanka for his 65 runs while Mathews scored 38 runs.