Pakistan restrict Sri Lanka to 235 in the second ODI

Pakistan players celebrate the wicket of Kumar Sangakkara during their second ODI in Dubai AFP

By CricketCountry Staff

Dubai: Nov 14, 2011

A fine bowling performance by the Pakistan saw Sri Lanka scrap to 235 for seven in the second ODI in Dubai on Monday.

Opting to bat after winning the toss, the Sri Lankan batsman never looked to take the attack to the opposition.

Upal Tharanga and Mahela Jayawardene Topped scored half-centuries.

The duo both up a 85-run partnership to rescue Sri Lanka, after they were trotting at 94 for three.

Saeed Ajmal was the pick of the bowlers for Pakistan three for 61.

Pakistan lead the series after winning the first ODI.

Brief Scores Sri Lanka 235 for 7 (Upal Tharanga 77, Mahela Jayawardene 50; Saeed Ajmal 3 for 61, Shahid Afridi 2 for 35) vs Pakistan

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