Cricket: In the first T20 match of the three-match series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, the guest team defeated the hosts by an easy ’64. The Lincoln team scored 165 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in the first.
Hasnain became the youngest player to hit a hat-trick in the Twenty20, chasing the target, and the national team’s batting sand proved to be a wall and collapsed to 101. Iftar was prominent with 25 runs.
Pradeep and Odana made 3.3 hunting.
In pursuit of the target, Pakistan started the innings by Babar Azam and Ahmed Shehzad. Initially, the start was aggressive but on the fifth ball of the second over, Pradeep sent Babar Azam to the pavilion, the batsman scored 13 runs. After a long time, Umar Akmal, who returned to the team, became LBW for Pradeep’s first ball.
Opener Ahmed Shehzad bowled on Odana’s ball for four off 9 balls. The fourth loss to the national team was taken in the form of Iftikhar Ahmed when the batsman scored 25 off 23 balls. Fifth wicket captain Gree, Sarfraz Ahmed slowed to 25 for 32 balls. De Silva sent him a pavilion.
Imad Wasim returned the pavilion with seven balls to spare. Rajitha took wickets. The seventh wicket fell on an aggregate score of 87 when Asif Ali scored 6 off 10 balls to derail Gowanthakale’s delivery.
8th wicket of national team Fahim Ashraf Gree. Gundathakley caught the ball on Pradeep’s ball, the batsman scored 8. Shadab Khan 6 and Mohammad Amir scored a run.
The national team collapsed to 101 runs in 17.4 overs. Pradeep and Odana took 3.3 wickets.
The team was started by Gonathakle and Fernando, with the green shirts first overshadowed by Imad Wasim. The Lincoln team started aggressively from the start and played shorts all around the wicket.
Gonathakle completed his half-century while aggressively batting and became LBW for 57 off 38 balls. Shadab Khan took his wicket.
Fernando scored 33 runs. Raja Paksa scored 32. Fast bowler Mohammed Hasnain hit a fantastic hat-trick. After Raja Paksa sent Pavilion to Shanaka, Je-Surya.
The guest team batted first and scored 165 for 5 wickets in 20 overs. Mohammad Hasnain became the youngest hat-trick bowler in the history of T20 cricket, a wicket came in Shadab Khan’s part.
After winning the toss, the captain of the national team, Sarfraz Ahmed, said that in the first match of the T20 series against Sri Lanka, Lincoln would not be considered an easy opponent. Will try to win the match.
The Green Shirts team consisted of Ahmed Shehzad, Babar Azam, Umar Akmal, Sarfraz Ahmed, Asif Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Fahim Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Amir, and Mohammad Hasan.
The Sri Lankan team consisted of Gonathakle, Fernando, J. Soria, Paksa, Bhanoka, Captain Shanaka, Sandakan, Odana, Hassarange, Rajitha, Navan Pradip.