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Saturday, April 11, 1998

Pakistan crush Lanka, move closer to final

PAARL (South Africa), April 10: Pakistan romped to a 110-run victory over Sri Lanka in their One-day match in Paarl to move closer to a final against hosts South Africa.


Pakistan: S Anwar c Jayasuriya b Muralitharan 53, S Afridi c Dharmasena b Pushpakumara 17, I Ahmed (run out) 65, Inzamam c Kaluwitherana b Muralitharan 9, Y Youhana st Kaluwitherana b Muralitharan 0, A Mahmood c Mahanama b Chandana 0, R Latif c S de Silva b A de Silva 36, W Akram c & b A de Silva 22, A Razzaq c Jayasuriya b A de Silva 22, M Hussain c Mahanama b A de Silva 10, W Younis (not out) 2; Extras (b4, w6, nb3) 13.Total (all out, 48.5 overs) 249Fall of wickets: 1-31, 2-111, 3-141, 4-141, 5-142, 6-164, 7-214, 8-214, 9-240.Bowling: Pushpakumara 8-0-46-1, S de Silva 6-0-41-0, Dharmasena 10-0-49-0, Muralitharan 10-0-29-3, Chandana 4-0-19-1, Jayasuriya 3-0-16-0, A de Silva 7.5-0-45-4.Sri Lanka: Sanath Jayasuriya lbw Waqar Younis 8; Romesh Kaluwitharana c Latif b Wasim Akram 18; Roshan Mahanama lbw Wasim Akram 7;Aravinda de Silva b Abdul Razzaq 31; Arjuna Ranatunga lbw Waqar Younis 2; Mahela Jayawardena run out 11; Kumara Dharmasena c Youhana b Abdul Hussain 17; Upul Chandana c Latif b Wasim Akram 23; Muttiah Muralitharan c Afridi b Azhar Mahmood 0; Ravindra Pushpakumara b Azhar Mahmood 0; Sajeeva de Silva not out 0; Extras (lb6, w15, nb1): 22.Total (all out, 34.2 overs): 139.Fall of wickets: 1-19, 2-39, 3-47, 4-54, 5-91, 6-93,7-128, 8-132, 9-132.Bowling: Wasim Akram 7.2-1-24-3, Waqar Younis 7-0-41-2, Azhar Mahmood 10-1-27-2, Abdul Razzak 5-0-16-1, Abdul Hussain 5-0-25-1.Man of the match: Wasim Akram.

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