COLOMBO: Pakistan has beaten Sri Lanka in first Twenty 20 match by 29 runs.
Siriwardana scored 35 runs in 18 balls. Kapugedera smashed 31 runs 1 balls. de Silva scored 31 runs in 32 balls.
Sohail Tanvir bagged 3 wickets. Anwar Ali took 2 wickets. While, Imad Wasim and Shoaib Malik managed to get 1 wicket each.
Earlier Pakistan won the toss and opted to bat first. Ahmed Shehzad, Shoaib Malik and Umar Akmal provided the spine to Pakistan to a strong 175 for 5 here on Thursday.
Ahmed Shehzad scored 46 runs in 38 balls. Umar Akmal smashed rapid 46 runs in 24 balls. While, Shoaib Malik scored unbeaten 46 runs in 31 balls.
Perera took 2 wickets. While Mathews, Malinga and Fernando managed to get 1 wicket each.