1st T20I: Hasnain hat-trick in vain as Sri Lanka upset Pakistan in Lahore
The second match will be played on Monday and the third on Wednesday – all in Lahore. © Sri Lanka Cricket

Inexperienced Sri Lanka stunned Pakistan by 64 runs in the first Twenty20 international in Lahore on Saturday, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Sent into bat, Sri Lanka scored 165/5 in their 20 overs with Danushka Gunathilaka scoring 57 off 38 balls including a six and eight boundaries. Avishka Fernando added 33 off 34. Debutant Bhanuka Rajapaksa scored 32 off 22 with two sixes and as many boundaries while skipper Dasun Shanaka chipped in with 17 including two sixes.

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Teenage Pakistan paceman Mohammad Hasnain took a hat-trick, finishing with 3/37. Pakistan were bowled out for 101 in 17.4 overs with Nuwan Pradeep and Isuru Udana taking three wickets apiece.

The second match will be played on Monday and the third on Wednesday – all in Lahore.

Brief scores: Sri Lanka 165/5 (Danushka Gunathilaka 57; Mohammad Hasnain 3/37) beat Pakistan 101 all out in 17.4 overs (Isuru Udana 3/11, Nuwan Pradeep 3/21) by 64 runs