Sri Lanka’s miserable formal in the ODI format continued in the 5th ODI as they lost by 9 wickets. With that, Pakistan whitewashed Sri Lanka comfortably in the 5 match ODI series. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ শেষ ম্যাচে আরো বিবর্ণ শ্রীলংকা]
After winning the toss in the 5th and the final ODI, Sri Lanka elected to bat first but had no control whatsoever as they lost 5 wickets for just 20 runs.
Seamer Usman Khan rattled the Sri Lankan top order and the other bowlers chipped in to bowl Sri Lanka out for just 103 runs in 26.2 overs.
In reply, Pakistan just needed 20.2 overs to chase down the target and beat handsomely with 9 wickets in hand.
This was Sri Lanka’s third whitewash in a calendar year and two consecutive whitewash too including 12th loss in a row. Their previous 5-0 loss were against India in the previous series
The man of the match was Usman Khan for his fifer and man of the series was named Hasan Ali for taking 15 wickets in the series.
- SL 103 (26.2 ov) | T Perera 25 (29) | Usman 5/34, Hasan 2/19
- PAK 105/1 (20.2) | Imam 45* (64), Fakhar 48 (47) | Vandersay 1/30
Result: Pakistan won by 9 wickets