Pacemen Hasan Ali and Usman Khan starred with the ball as Pakistan won the first T20I against Sri Lanka by 7 wickets with 16 balls to spare.
Only Seekkuge Prasanna (23 not out) and debutant Sadeera Samarawickrama (23) showed resistance as Sri Lanka collapsed to 102 all out in 18.3 overs in good batting conditions.
In reply, Shoaib Malik and Ahmed Shehzad steadied the Pakistan innings to win with ease to go 1-0 up in the 3 match series.
Pakistan 103 for 3 (Malik 42*, Hafeez 25*) beat Sri Lanka 102 (Prasanna 23, Samarawickrama 23, Hasan Ali 3-23, Hafeez 2-10, Usman 2-20) by seven wickets.
Matches Tagged in ClipDex2017 PAK v SRL 1st T20
Series Tagged in ClipDex2017 PAK v SRL T20 series
Players Tagged in ClipDexFaheem Ashraf Shanaka, M Dasun Ahmed Shehzad Priyanjan, S M Ashan Samarawickrama, Sadeera Sarfraz Ahmed Hasan Ali Perera, Thissara NLC Prasanna, Seekkuge Pathirana, Sachith S Udana, Isuru T Shoaib Malik Usman Khan Imad Wasim Munaweera, Dilshan Udawatte, Mahela L Bandara, Vikum Sanjaya Mohammad Hafeez
Grounds Tagged in ClipDexSheik Zayed Stadium
Categories Tagged in ClipDexLimited Overs (ODI & T20)