Pakistan sets 285 to win for Sri Lanka
DUBAI: With a magnificent 124 runs scored by Ahmad Shehzad, Pakistan has given Sri Lanka 285 runs to win in the 2nd ODI – ARY News reports.
The 24-year-old right-hander smashed 124 off 140 balls for his fourth one-day century as Pakistan used the favourable conditions at Dubai stadium to their advantage after being sent in to bat.
Shehzad added 76 for the second wicket with Mohammad Hafeez (32) after Pakistan lost Sharjeel Khan for just seven in the second over, leg-before to pacer Lasith Malinga. Hafeez was run out after a laborious 52-ball knock which featured three boundaries.
According to details, Sri Lanka had won the toss and opted to field first.
Misbah ul Haq scored runs 59 runs. Both Afridi and Misbah with their aggressive batting in the last overs took the overall score to 284.