All-round Thisara Perera sends Pakistan packing

Updated: 01 June 2012 23:04 IST

This was a match decided by a 40-minute passage of play either side of the break, both 20-minute pockets clinched by the home side. In a low-scoring contest made possible by bowler-friendly conditions, Sri Lanka held their nerve better than Pakistan, surging to a 37-run victory to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match Twenty20 series.

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