Pakistan have been dreadful chasers in current existence in ODI cricket. Three hours of buildup presented expect that tonight wouldn’t finish in an additional unsuccessful chase. And after that, as if all the accretion had long-drawn-out their endurance too tight, the barrier ruined. From 166 for 2 chasing 244, Pakistan disintegrate to 179 for 9. In less than four over’s. Thisara Perera follow up his 6 for 44 in the subsequent ODI with a hat-trick. Pakistan register six ducks, and their 15th crush in 18 chase of 240-plus in the preceding three years.
Pakistan’s top order continuous its unsteady ways when Mohammad Hafeez serene his fifth duck in his last 12 international innings, pull his fifth delivery from Lasith Malinga to long leg. Nuwan Kulasekara reserved Ali and Asad Shafiq below strain with a questioning aperture spell of five overs for just 16 runs. Abundant delivery went without delay, some swing away, some swing in, keeping the batsmen guess. Angelo Mathews and Thisara Perera, the medium-pacer all-rounder, were rigid from the further ending.
Had this been a 35-over game, Pakistan would have win easily. That happen too frequently with them these days. What is the difficulty? attentiveness? strength? staying power? approach? Dav Whatmore has an adequate amount of to be unable to find his locks about