Sohaib Maqsood, Fawad Alam stun Sri Lanka

Aug 24, 2014, 05:27 IST | Agencies

Hambantota: Sohaib Maqsood and Fawad Alam put on a 147-run stand as Pakistan recovered from the brink to defeat Sri Lanka by four wickets on Saturday and take the lead in the three-match series.

Sohaib Maqsood
Sohaib Maqsood en route his 89 not out on Saturday. Pic/AFP.

The tourists, chasing a Duckworth-Lewis target of 275 in 45 overs, fought back after being 106-5 to scrape home off the penultimate ball of the match in Hambantota.

Maqsood remained unbeaten on a glorious 89 off 73 balls. Alam was dismissed for 62 by Lasith Malinga when 22 still remained for victory off the last three overs.

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