ISLAMABAD: Pakistan whitewashed Sri Lanka on Tuesday in the Interloop Twenty20 Blind Cricket series played at the Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad.
Pakistan had earlier defeated beaten Sri Lanka in two T20s. In the 3rd match, Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets on Tuesday. After winning the toss, Sri Lanka decided to bat first. But Pakistan’s Israr Hassan sent Sri Lankan star batsmen Deshapriya and Dimthu Ravindra back to pavilion in the first couple of overs, says a press release issued here.
Sri Lankan lost four wickets on mere 24 runs on the board. Thereafter, Rowan Wasantha played a captain’s knock and Suman Kumara supported him to take the team out of the early losses. They both got out after scoring 42 runs each. Sri Lankan team made 170 runs for the loss of seven wickets in allotted 20 overs. Israr Hassan took two wickets.
Pakistan in reply chased the score of 171 runs in 13 overs for the loss of three wickets. Fasseh Ullah was the star for Pakistan scoring 52 runs while Muhammad Asif made 28 runs. Lakmal and Suranga Sampath took one wicket each.
Faseeh Ullah of Pakistan was declared man of the match. Mussadaq Zulqarnain CEO Interloop was the Chief Guest of the occasion. He along with Syed Sultan Shah, President, World Blind Cricket Ltd distributed prizes amongst the teams.
Man of the series included Muhammad Ayyaz in B1 category; Badar Munir in B2 and Deshapriya in B3 category.