Shahid Afridi and Anwar Ali played key roles as Pakistan ended a successful tour of Sri Lanka with a thrilling one-wicket victory in the second Twenty20 international in Colombo.
Pakistan recovered from 40-5 in the eighth over to surpass Sri Lanka’s challenging 172-7 with four balls to spare with Imad Wasim striking the winning six off left-arm seamer Binura Fernando.
Skipper Afridi led the way with a 22-ball 45 that included four sixes and a boundary, before Anwar smashed 46 off 17 balls in a match-winning knock that contained four sixes and three fours.
Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I: Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS), Aug 1, 2015
Pakistan in Sri Lanka T20I Series – 2nd T20I
Sri Lanka v Pakistan
Pakistan won by 1 wicket (with 4 balls remaining)