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Pakistan beats Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in fourth ODI

Pakistan beats Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in fourth ODI
Pakistan's Shoaib Malik (C) bats during the fourth one day international (ODI) cricket match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah on October 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / KARIM SAHIB

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the fourth day-night international in Sharjah on Friday, taking a 4-0 lead in the five-match series.

Pakistan bowled out Sri Lanka for 173 in 43.4 overs before overhauling the target in 39 overs.

The fifth and final match will also be in Sharjah on Monday.

Complete scoreboard:

Sri Lanka

N. Dickwella c Zaman b Junaid 22

U. Tharanga b Shinwari 0

D. Chandimal run out 16

L. Thirimanne c Azam b Wasim 62

S. Samarawickrama b Wasim 0

M. Siriwardana c Shinwari b Hasan 13

S. Prasanna b Shadab 5

T. Perera c Azam b Shadab 0

A. Dananjaya c Ahmed b Hasan 18

S. Lakmal not out 23

L. Gamage b Hasan 1

Extras: (b4, lb1, w8) 13

Total: (all out; 43.4 overs) 173

Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Tharanga), 2-30 (Dickwella), 3-59 (Chandimal), 4-59 (Samarawickrama), 5-91 (Siriwardana), 6-99 (Prasanna), 7-99 (Perera), 8-142 (Dananjaya), 9-164 (Thirimanne)

Bowling: Junaid 4-0-22-1, Shinwari 6.3-0-38-1 (6w), Wasim 7-0-13-2 (1w), Hafeez 9.3-1-29-0, Hasan 8.4-0-37-3, Shadab 8-0-29-2 (1w)

Pakistan

Imam-ul-Haq lbw b Gamage 2

Fakhar Zaman st Dickwella b Dananjaya 17

Babar Azam not out 69

Mohammad Hafeez c Gamage b Prasanna 9

Shoaib Malik not out 69

Extras: (lb2, w9) 11

Total: (for three wkts; 39 overs) 177

Did not bat: Sarfraz Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Usman Shinwari, Junaid Khan

Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Imam), 2-37 (Zaman), 3-58 (Hafeez)

Bowling: Lakmal 7-0-25-0 (1w), Gamage 5-0-27-1 (6w), Dananjaya 8-1-29-1 (1w), Prasanna 10-0-44-1, Perera 4-0-16-0, Siriwardana 5-0-34-0 (1w)

Result: Pakistan won by seven wickets

Toss: Sri Lanka, who opted to bat

Umpires: Richard Kettleborough (ENG) and Shozab Raza (PAK)

Tv umpire: Sundaram Ravi (IND)

ICC match referee: Andy Pycroft (ZIM)

–AFP