Sri Lanka Cricket team needed 16 runs on just 14 balls with 5 wickets in hand to win the match. They were playing that match against Pakistan team and was playing very good cricket against the bowling of Wasim Akram and Shoaib Akhtar. Wasim Akram had done remarkable bowling with Yorker for which he was famous and won the match.
Sri Lanka team had to go through one of toughest situations in the cricket match they played against Pakistan. They were batting second to chase the target that looked very easy until last 16 runs were needed on 14 balls. Everybody including fans and commentators thought that the result was pretty much clear to them.
All the people sitting in the stadium were almost happy as they belonged to the batting side who was hosting the match. It all started to change when the ball got older and started to reverse swing. Players who were playing really well, started to get tentative. Wasim Akram amazed everybody as he had always done throughout his career.
Sri Lanka players had to get worried about losing the match even after going very close to winning it. Wasim Akram got a quick wicket followed by a wonderful fielding. Two wickets were down cheaply and third one was also taken by Wasim Akram. Shoaib Akhtar did not disappoint his bowling partner and also bowled very well by taking a wicket and getting a run out.
Sri Lanka cricket team’s fans could not believe what was happening to the players as they could not play reverse swing. Such reverse swing bowling by Shoaib Akhtar and Wasim Akram really made the fans exited who supporter team Pakistan. They were on the moon when Pakistanis won the incredible match after taking five quick wickets before the batting side reached very close to winning it.