Lahore: Sri Lanka won the second Twenty20 match against Pakistan and took a sound lead of 2-0 in the three-match series. Bhanuka Rajapaksa declared as Man of the match. The third T20, Pak vs SL will be played tomorrow at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore.
This is Sri Lanka’s first win against Pakistan in the history of the bilateral T20 series. After winning the toss Sri Lanka batted and scored 182 runs in 20 overs. Bhanuka Rajapaksa scored 77 and Shehan Jayasuriya played a knock of 34 runs. Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, and Wahab Riaz got one wicket each.
In response, the start of Pakistan cricket team was not pretty good. Opener Fakhar Zaman went out at 6, later Babar Azam at 3. Again, both returning senior players, Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal did not perform well and went out on 13 and 0 respectively. The whole team of Pakistan was collapsed at a total score of 147.
An unassailable 2-0 series lead!
Sri Lanka win the second #PAKvSL T20I by by 35 runs.
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) October 7, 2019