Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI 1985 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI 1985 - Sri Lanka tour of Pakistan 4-match one-day international series of the 3rd ODI match played between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore in 25th October 1985.

Ramiz Raja's well-made half-century and A captain Javed Miandad rattled off an entertaining unbeaten 91 steers to Pakistan convincing five-wicket victory over Sri Lanka and took an unbeatable 3-0 lead to seal the series in the third ODI.

Sri Lanka scored 228-7 in 38 overs with top scorer by Ranjan Madugale hit 73 off 78-balls including 4-sixes & 3-fours.

Arjuna Ranatunga scored a run-a-ball 39-runs including 4-fours, Rumesh Ratnayake hammered a 26 off 14-balls included 4-fours & a six with strike rate of 185.71.

Duleep Mendis scored a unbeaten 27 off 25-balls including 3-fours and Amal Silva 19.

Pakistan best bowler by Tahir Naqqash picked up 3-wickets, Mudassar Nazar took 2-wickets and one for Mohsin Kamal - Imran Khan.

Pakistan chased 231-5 in 36.3 overs with top scorer by Javed Miandad hammered a unbeaten 91 off 75-balls including 8-fours with strike rate of 121.33.

Ramiz Raja scored a run-a-ball 56-runs including 6-fours, Zaheer Abbas 21 and Mudassar Nazar 16.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Rumesh Ratnayake took 2-wickets and one for Arjuna Ranatunga - Ashantha de Mel.

This match reported by The Journal Staff (Third Party Reference from The Journal)

PAKISTAN clinched the four-match one-day cricket series against Sri Lanka in Lahore winning the third game by five wickets to set up a 3-0 lead.

The hosts, needing 229 to win in 38 overs, reached 231 for five with nine balls to spare with captain Javed Miandad making an entertaining 91 not out to secure the man-of-the-match award.

Sri Lanka, put in to bat, had made challenging 228 for seven - their best effort in the series so far.

The game was shortened by two overs a side from the original 40 overs to end the Sri Lankan innings in time for Moslem Friday prayer meetings.

Pakistan, needing to score at six an over, were always up with the clock.

Both Pakistan openers Mudassar Nazar (16) and Shoaib Mohammad (14) were out early, but Rameez Raja and Javed Miandad, with a 77-run third-wicket stand, kept Pakistan on course.

After Rameez Raja's departure for 56, Zaheer Abbas and Miandad added 58 for the fourth-wicket and by the time Zaheer was bowled for 21 by Arjuna Ranatunga with the score on 188, the match was safe for Pakistan.

Sri Lanka's total was built round a quick-fire 73 from Ranjan Madugalle, who hit four sixes and three fours, and Ranatunga, with a valuable 39
Medium-paced Tahir Naqqash was Pakistan's most successful bowler with three for 59, but it was generally a day for batsmen.



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