Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Sun 26 May 2024 Focus: Tough times ahead for Sri Lankan cricket Rebuilding is something every side goes through at some point of the time or the other. Usually, an older player is replaced by someone who has actually been groomed in his place either in international cricket for a few years or on the domestic circuit Pakistan displayed unexpected maturity in Sri Lanka Teams can often grow on long tours. And, this is quite true of Pakistan. They arrived in Sri Lanka as underdogs, but are returning having won all three versions they participated in, beginning with the Tests, followed by the one-dayers and now the T20s Stats: Pakistan’s Top 5 highest chases in T20s Pakistan’s superb comeback win over Sri Lanka in the second T20 at Colombo was their third highest chase in their T20 history. Chasing a tough target of 173 to win, all hope seemed lost of Pakistan as they crumbled to 40 for 5 Pak tour of SL 2015 :Pakistan won the first T20 to take 1-0 lead Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka in first T20 by 29 runs to take 1-0 lead in the series. Batting first, Pakistan scored 175 for 5 Stats: Meet the cricketers with 10,000 plus ODI runs During the course of the fifth and final one-dayer against Pakistan, Sri Lankan veteran Tillakaratne Dilshan became the latest batsman to enter the 10,000 run club. Dilshan now has 10,007 runs in 319 matches at an average of 39.7 with 22 hundreds and 45 fifties Pakistan vs Sri Lanka ODIs: Top performers Pakistan beat Sri Lanka 3-2 in the recently concluded one-day series. Here’s a look at the top performers with both bat and ball in the series Review: Great series for Pakistan, introspection time for Lanka When Pakistan arrived in Sri Lanka for the Test and one-day series, they faced a daunting task. History was against them Pak tour of SL : A consolidation victory for Sri Lanka in the fifth ODI Sri Lanka thrashed Pakistan in the fifth game of the five match ODI series at Hambantota to restore some faith back. Batting first, with the help of blitzing hundred from Kusal Prera, Sri Lanka posted a mammoth total of 368 runs in 50 overs.