Sri Lanka faces Third Clean Sweep in ODI


Sri Lanka vs Pakistan

After whitewashing Pakistan in Test, Sri Lanka faces Whitewash in ODI in their Tour to Pakistan. Pakistan won 5th One Day International match against Sri Lanka at Sharjah Cricket Stadium UAE. Sri Lanka vs Pakistan tour was 3rd ODI Series for Sri Lanka this year against major cricket playing nations other than Bangladesh and Zimbabwe. They lost all these ODI Series with whitewash. All these series were consists of 5 One Day Internationals.

Sri Lanka scored 103/10 in todays match where Pakistan won this by 9 wickets in 20 Overs. The possibility of a cursing rout was writ substantial over the challenge after the first finished, in which Usman Khan Shinwari took the initial 2 wickets of an amazing opening spell. He had come to noticeable quality with a glittering execution in a domestic Twenty20 last in 2013.  Usman Khan Shinwari took his maiden 5 wicket in his very 2nd ODI match in just 3.2 overs.

ICC Tweets: Usman Khan 5 Wicket Haul

By taking 5 wickets in his 2nd ODI made Usman Khan Man of the Match and Hassan Ali took 14 wickets in this series. He was the Player of the Series.

Sri Lanka must have to improve his bowling, batting in order to perform well in 50-50 format. It is true that Sri Lanka are feeling the loss of some of their untouched greats Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene and Tillakaratne Dilshan who resigned two years back, however Sri Lanka Cricket has given careful consideration concerning how they could enhance their domestic cricket.


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