Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 76 runs

Jun 10, 2012, 08:07 IST | AFP

Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 76 runs in the second one-day international in Pallekele on Saturday to level the five-match series 1-1.

The hosts, who posted a challenging 280 for four after electing to bat, bowled Pakistan out for 204 despite an impressive 96 from opener Azhar Ali.

Sri Lankan seamer Thisara Perera finished with a career-best six for 44.

Lanakan opener Tillakaratne Dilshan top-scored with an unbeaten 119 for his 13th ODI ton.

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