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Sri Lanka whitewashed Pakistan by 3-0 in T20 series

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Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 13 runs in the last match of the series. While batting first Sri Lanka scored 148 runs, in response Pakistan can only make 134.

In 3rd T20 International, Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first against Pakistan in the match played at the Gaddafi Stadium Lahore. Sri Lanka’s opening batsman did not perform well and four players returned to the pavilion on a score of 58. Fernando and Shanaka played responsible innings in the fifth wicket partnership.

Fernando played a brilliant inning and Sri Lanka scored 147 for seven in 20 overs. Fernando was unbeaten on 78 with 3 sixes and eight fours. Muhammad Amir took three wickets. In this match Pakistan made three changes. Iftikhar Ahmed, Harris Sohail and Usman Shinwari were replaced by Muhammad Hussnain, Umar Akmal and Ahmed Shehzad.

Related: Can top-ranked Pakistan avoid a whitewash against Sri Lanka?

The Islanders were already won the series by 2-0 as Sri Lanka comprehensively defeated Pakistan in the first two T20’s. Pakistan is number one side in T20 international ranking but Sri Lanka who is currently at 8th position played well and clean sweeps the series by 3-0.

 

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