Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 2014, 3rd ODI at Dambulla: Pakistan lose Shahid Afridi, Wahab Riaz quickly
Pakistan were reeling at 77 for eight after Riaz's dismissal.
Shahid Afridi © AFP
Aug 30, 2014
Shahid Afridi was dismissed by Seekkuge Prasanna in the 23rd over of the third One-Day International between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at Dambulla. Thisara Perera who took the wicket of Sohaib Maqsood in the previous over, took a brilliant catch near the boundary to make the dismissal. Wahab Riaz fell in the next over, leaving Pakistan reeling at 77 for eight.
The hosts defeated Pakistan by 77 runs in the 2nd One-Day International at Hambantota, thereby squaring the series at 1-1. The fans witnessed a cracker of a a game and they can expect some more fireworks from these two sides, for one last time time in this three match ODI series. Catch live blog of the 3rd ODI between Sri Lanka and Pakistan here
It looked all bleak for the Lankans when Ahmed Shehzad and Mohammad Hafeez took Pakistan to a commanding position after losing an early wicket. But they pulled things back in no time and went on to win the second ODI by a considerable margin. Saeed Ajmal may replace Junaid Khan in the final game. Catch live score and ball-by-ball commentary of the Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 3rd ODI at Dambulla here