Sri Lanka Vs Pakistan 3rd ODI 22nd December 2013

Last night Sri Lanka shown a brilliant batting performance against Pakistan and got the required total of 285 in last over after losing 8 wickets and equaled the five match ODI series by 1-1. First ODI was won by Pakistan by a margin of 11 runs. Tomorrow On Sunday 22nd December both teams will be playing the 3rd ODI In Sharjah the same Venue where first high scoring ODI was played.

Its a Important match for both sides as the winning team will get 2-1 lead in the series. Unlike past few series the batting of Pakistan is performing very well now but now Pakistan has got weak In another department and that is fast bowling and the reason for this that Mohammad Irfan and Umar Gul are out of team. all responsibility Is on Sohail Tanvir and young Junaid Khan right now. This situation has also Increased pressure on Pakistani spinners.

The conditions In Sharjah will be good for batting and we can expect another high scoring game. The team who will bowl well will win this match. according to Sri Lankan Captain Angelo Mathews all the matches with Pakistan will be closed ones and any team can win the series.

Update: Pakistan has Included fast bowler Umar Gul In the squad for remaining three ODI matches against Sri Lanka. He will be joining the team today in UAE. Umar Gul was out of team from several months due to his Injury.
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