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Sri Lanka levels series in Dubai

Sunday, December 22, 2013

DUBAI - Sri Lanka's late order batsmen held their nerve to beat Pakistan by two wickets and level the one-day series in a match in which fortunes swung from one side to another in Dubai on Friday.

Set 285 to chase, Sri Lanka needed 16 off the last two overs and four off the final, with No.10 batsman Sachitra Senanayake driving Shahid Afridi for a boundary to seal a tense win for his team with two balls to spare.

The win levelled the five-match series at 1-1 after Pakistan won the first match by 11 runs in Sharjah on Wednesday.