Pak vs Sri Lanka T20I in Lahore

Attack survivors Sri Lanka bring top-level cricket back to Pakistan

Pakistan captain said he was delighted that his team won the T20 series with a clean sweep. The list is still dominated by two New Zealand players and two Sri Lankans, along with an Australian.

This was made possible because of the efforts of PCB Chairman and PSL Head Najam Aziz Sethi, who successfully conducted the PSL-2 final match in Lahore which opened many doors for global cricket in Pakistan.

Newbie all rounder Faheem Ashraf got himself registered in the record books last night, after he became the first Pakistani to score a hat-trick in T20 cricket. He was playing his third match for the green shirts.

Sri Lankan spinner Dilshan Munaweera (2L) celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of Pakistani batsman Fakhar Zaman during the third and final T20 cricket match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the Gaddafi Cricket Stadium in Lahore on October 29, 2017.

After Sunday's game, jubilant Pakistani fans exiting the stadium danced and played drums on the streets of Lahore.

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Coming back to the second T20 match, put into bat, South Africa hammered 224 for four in their allotted 20 overs. Miller joined Evin Lewis and Yuvraj Singh as the only cricketers to hit five or more sixes in an over in a T20l.

"They have taken a big step". He also added that it's a special moment in his career to perform at Gaddafi stadium opposite to Sri Lanka's team who are visiting Pakistan after like a gap of eight years.

Thilanga Sumathipala, Sri Lanka Cricket's President, on Sunday (October 29) vowed his board will not leave Pakistan in cricketing isolation and will send "A" and Under-19 teams to the country where improvement in security situation is paving way for the revival of global cricket.

West Indies have already committed to a tour although the dates have yet to be finalised, cricket board chairman Najam Sethi told Reuters. Jacob Oram and Tim Southee secured hat-tricks against Sri Lanka and Pakistan respectively. "Pakistan has a deadly bowling attack and it caused problems for us in todays match", he added.

Plans to bring cricket to other Pakistani cities are also underway with four domestic T20 fixtures from the Pakistan Super League (PSL) competition planned in southern metropolis Karachi.

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