Sri Lanka beat Pakistan in second ODI

Updated: 09 June 2012 22:34 IST

Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 76 runs in the second One-Day International in Pallekele on Saturday to level the five-match series 1-1.

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan in second ODI
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Pallekele:

Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 76 runs in the second One-Day International in Pallekele on Saturday to level the five-match series 1-1.

The hosts, who posted a challenging 280-4 after electing to bat, bowled Pakistan out for 204 despite an impressive 96 from opener Azhar Ali. Sri Lankan seamer Thisara Perera finished with a career-best 6-44.

Opener Tillakaratne Dilshan top-scored for Sri Lanka with an unbeaten 119 for his 13th one-day hundred, hitting one six and 11 fours in his 139-ball knock.

The third one-dayer will be played in Colombo on Wednesday.

Topics : Pakistan New Zealand Cricket Football
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