Sri Lankan young team without the senior players ahowed their extra ordinary performance to defeat Pakistan in a T20 series in their home ground. The minnows became the real heroes in front of the packed Pakistan spectators. It was an embarrassing and humiliating defeat to the Pakistan as they face a down grade in their T20 ranking after this series defeat. Sri Lanka will climb up at least by two positions after this series.
Bhanuka Rajapaksa’s rousing 77 off 48 balls and more finishing fireworks from Dasun Shanaka propelled Sri Lanka to 182 for 6, before the bowlers hurt Pakistan in the Power-play again and then brought down the middle order once the field had spread.
Sri Lanka batted first and made 182 for 6. In reply Pakistan were bowled out for 147. Once again Sri Lanka showed their all-round performance to overcome the mighty Pakistan side.