Sri Lanka Defeated Pakistan In 1st T20I With Huge Margin
Sri Lanka beat Pakistan in the 1st T20I by 64 runs and took 1-0 lead in the series. Hero of the match remained Danushka Gunathilaka who smashed brilliant half century and helped Sri Lanka to post 165/5 in 20 overs.
Danushka Gunathilaka made 57 off 38 balls lashed with 8 boundaries and a six. Apart from him, Avishka Fernando made 33 and Bhanuka Rjapaksa made 32 runs.
In attempt to chase 166 runs target, Pakistan bowled out at 101 runs in 17.4 overs. Only three batsmen could reach in the double figure. Iftikhar Ahmed made highest 25 runs while Sarfaraz Ahmed made 24 runs and Babar Azam added 13 runs.
Nuwan Pradeep and Isuru Udana grabbed 3 wickets each for 21 and 11 runs while Wannindu Hasaranga took 2 for 20 runs.