Series/tournament: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka T20I series
Venue: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
Date: October 9, 2019
Time: 07:00 p.m. IST
When Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by a comprehensive 2-0 margin in the ODI series everyone thought that something similar would happen in the T20I series as well; however, as we head into the final T20I of the three-match series, things stand completely opposite to what was expected. Sri Lanka have already sealed the fate of the series in their favour having won both of the first two matches. They were not only victorious in these games. In fact, they won them comprehensively by 64 and 35 runs respectively. Both of Pakistan's batting and bowling units have misfired big time. None of the other players have been convincing apart from Imad Wasim. However, everything has suddenly clicked for Sri Lanka. The top-order and the middle-order batsmen have been excellent, and their bowling attack has dished up their best as well. So, as things stand now, the visitors stand a very good chance of making a clean sweep of the series, provided they perform in the same way as the first two matches.
The weather forecast for Wednesday is excellent. No rain is expected and, hence, a full game is on the cards.
Sri Lanka notched up totals of 160-plus in the first innings of both the matches and Pakistan failed to chase it down by big margins on both occasions. The bowlers with