ICC Champions Trophy 12th match was played between Pakistan v Sri Lanka on 12th of June 2017 at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff. It was a thrilling match from the start till the end as the game goes on one’s team Court to others after some overs. Sarfraz from Pakistan’s side won the toss and gave invitation of batting to Mathews the captain of Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan all team was out on 236 runs in 49.2 overs. Pakistan chases the target of 237 runs in 44.5 overs with the loss of 7 wickets. Sarfraz Ahmed the Pakistani captain was the man of the match as he puts his team towards victory. Now Pakistan will face England in Semi-final of ICC Champions Trophy on 14 June 2017.
Pakistan v Sri Lanka Scorecard and Match Summary
Sri Lanka lost their first wicket on the score of just 26 runs. Gunathilaka was the first player who loses his wicket with 13 individual runs. The 2nd wicket000 partnership was about 56 runs which help Sri Lankan batting in the battle. Top scorer from their side was Dickwella, and his score were 73. Mathews was the 2nd high scorer from Lankan side; he bowled on 39 on Amir’s ball.
Pakistani bowlers did their job to restrict opponents on just 236 runs, Junaid ad Amir share 3 and two wickets respectively. Whereas, Hassan Ali and Fahim Ashraf got three and two wickets respectively.
Openers of Pakistani players give a comprehensive start to their team as they make a partnership of 74 runs. Fakhar Zaman a young blood scores his first international fifty to give a mature score to his team ad lose his wicket. Zaman faces only 36 balls to reach the score of 50 whereas Pradeep got his wicket. Sarfraz Ahmed plays knocking innings with Amir to give his team a victory; their partnership was 75 runs. Sarfraz was not out on 61 runs at the end of the match; also, Amir was not out on 28 runs.
Pradeep was most successful bowler from Sri Lanka as he got three wickets with a high economy of 6.00. Malinga, Lakmal and Perera got only one wicket each. Here is the scorecard of Pakistan v Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka Innings (50 overs)
|N Dickwella†||c †Sarfraz Ahmed b Mohammad Amir||73||158||86||4||0||84.88|
|MD Gunathilaka||c Shoaib Malik b Junaid Khan||13||25||20||2||0||65|
|BKG Mendis||b Hasan Ali||27||47||29||4||0||93.1|
|LD Chandimal||b Fahim Ashraf||0||3||2||0||0||0|
|AD Mathews*||b Mohammad Amir||39||70||54||2||1||72.22|
|DM de Silva||c †Sarfraz Ahmed b Junaid Khan||1||6||6||0||0||16.66|
|DAS Gunaratne||c Fakhar Zaman b Hasan Ali||27||70||44||0||61.36|
|NLTC Perera||c Babar Azam b Junaid Khan||1||10||5||0||0||20|
|RAS Lakmal||b Hasan Ali||26||36||34||3||0||76.47|
|SL Malinga||not out||9||23||14||0||0||64.28|
|N Pradeep||c & b Fahim Ashraf||1||6||3||0||0||33.33|
|Extras||19||(b 1, lb 5, w 12, nb 1)|
|Total||236||(all out; 49.2 overs)||(4.78 runs per over)|
Pakistan Bowling, Pakistan v Sri Lanka Scorecard
Pakistan Innings (Target: 237 runs from 50 overs)
|Azhar Ali||c Mendis b Lakmal||34||99||50||2||1||68|
|Fakhar Zaman||c Gunaratne b Pradeep||50||56||36||8||1||138.88|
|Babar Azam||c de Silva b Pradeep||10||22||18||1||0||55.55|
|Mohammad Hafeez||c Pradeep b Perera||1||6||5||0||0||20|
|Shoaib Malik||c †Dickwella b Malinga||11||40||20||1||0||55|
|Sarfraz Ahmed*†||not out||61||119||79||5||0||77.21|
|Imad Wasim||c †Dickwella b Pradeep||4||6||3||1||0||133.33|
|Fahim Ashraf||run out (Perera)||15||24||15||1||1||100|
|Mohammad Amir||not out||28||63||41||1||0||65.11|
|Extras||23||(b 4, lb 6, w 13)|
|Total||237||(7 wickets; 44.5 overs)||(5.28 runs per over)|
|Not Bat||Hasan Ali, Junaid Khan|
Sri Lanka Bowling, Pakistan v Sri Lanka Scorecard
|DM de Silva||1||0||3||0||3||3||0||0|