Sri Lanka got defeated in a match that looked very straight and easy for themselves since they had strong and reliable players in their lineup. Wasim Akram was the key bowler and the skipper of the side that kept on giving confidence to every player in the side. Abdul Razaq could not give his effort more than what he gave in the crucial situation by bowling the last over.
Sri Lanka might have never been through that embarrassing defeat as they lost to the Pakistani boys in green in a thrilling match that was played in Sharja Cricket stadium. Wasim Akram was leading the side and he had all the bowlers who could restrict the opposition to a lowest total of their first innings. Abdul Razaq the finest all rounder was also part of the team.
The players of the opposition needed only twenty three runs on forty six balls since Wasim Akram came back for the last over of his final spell. Abdul Razaq from the other end was putting pressure on the strong line up of the opposition who restricted Pakistan to only one hundred and ninety six runs. At the start of the innings of Pakistan batting line they thought that the pitch was easy to bat on but this was not the case.
Sri Lanka team was cruising to the finishing line with almost seven wickets in their hand. Wasim Akram, the Pakistani great left arm fast bowler shattered their confidence when he got the wicket of one of the batsman. On the other hand Abdul Razaq kept on putting pressure on the other batsmen. The innings of the opposition was going to be on the right side.
Batting line of Sri Lanka started to shatter as they kept on losing the wickets to the bowlers. Wasim Akram, Abdul Razaq and other bowlers made brilliant effort to go till the end of the match that could have been finished earlier. The fielders of green team also were brilliant as Shoaib Malik got one of the batsman run out and in the end Pakistan managed to win the match.
Sri Lanka Lost Unbelievable Match