18 Nov '11, 8pm

Cricket: Pakistan hold nerves to beat Sri Lanka: DUBAI: Pakistani bowlers held their nerves to stop a threatenin...

Cricket: Pakistan hold nerves to beat Sri Lanka: DUBAI: Pakistani bowlers held their nerves to stop a threatenin...

DUBAI: Pakistani bowlers held their nerves to stop a threatening Sri Lankan team to win the third day-night international by 21 runs on Friday to take a 2-1 lead in the five-match series. Umar Gul (3-48) bowled well in the final overs to make sure good work by spinners Saeed Ajmal (3-42) and Shahid Afridi (2-42) do not go waste as they dismissed Sri Lanka for 236 in the penultimate over at Dubai stadium. Captain Tillakaratne Dilshan topscored with 64 but it was Angelo Mathews whose aggressive 40-ball 32 kept Sri Lanka in the hunt before Gul took the last two wickets in a thrilling finish. Sri Lanka were in a tight corner at 186-6 in the 41st over before Mathews and Jeevan Mendis (19) added 32 for the seventh wicket in quick time to threaten Pakistan but in the end Pakistan carried the day. Pakistan won the first match by eight wickets last Friday while Sri Lanka levelled t...

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