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Pakistani cricket team in Sri Lanka in 1985–86

The Pakistani cricket team toured Sri Lanka from 23 February to 27 March 1986. The tour consisted of three Test matches and four One Day Internationals (ODIs). This was Pakistan's first Test series tour in Sri Lanka. The series ended 1-1 with 1 match drawn.[1]

Squads

TestsODIs
 Sri Lanka Pakistan Sri Lanka Pakistan

Test series

1st Test

23 February 1986 (1986-02-23)
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109 (42.4 overs)
Ashantha de Mel 23 (?)
Imran Khan 3/20 (9 overs)
230 (90.2 overs)
Mudassar Nazar 81 (239)
Rumesh Ratnayake 3/57 (23 overs)
101 (43 overs)
Arjuna Ranatunga 33 (?)
Tauseef Ahmed 6/45 (15 overs)
Pakistan won by an innings and 20 runs
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
Umpires: Alane Felsinger (SL) & Selliah Ponnadurai (SL)
Player of the match: Tauseef Ahmed (Pak)
  • Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
  • 26 Feb was a rest day
  • Zulqarnain (Pak) & Jayananda Warnaweera (SL) made their Test debuts
  • PA de Silva was the wicket-keeper when he caught Saleem Malik
  • With his first wicket of the match, Imran Khan reaches 250 Test wickets. He also bowled 3 consecutive wides in the 2nd innings

2nd Test

14 March 1986 (1986-03-14)
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132 (51.3 overs)
Saleem Malik 42 (?)
Kosala Kuruppuarachchi 5/44 (14.5 overs)
273 (95.3 overs)
Arjuna Ranatunga 77 (175)
Wasim Akram 4/55 (27.3 overs)
172 (45.3 overs)
Qasim Umar 52 (50)
Ravi Ratnayeke 5/37 (17 overs)
32/2 (13 overs)
Asanka Gurusinha 9* (?)
Imran Khan 2/18 (6 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets
Colombo Cricket Club Ground, Colombo
Umpires: K. T. Francis (SL) & Camillus Perera (SL)
Player of the match: Arjuna Ranatunga (SL)


The Sri Lankan second innings is the lowest Test match total to include all four types of extras (no-ball, leg bye, bye and wide).[2]

3rd Test

22 February 1986 (1986-02-22)
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281 (108.5 overs)
Duleep Mendis 58 (?)
Imran Khan 4/69 (32 overs)
318 (101.2 overs)
Ramiz Raja 122 (242)
Ravi Ratnayeke 4/116 (30 overs)
323/3 (108 overs)
Arjuna Ranatunga 135* (208)
Imran Khan 2/56 (25 overs)
Match drawn
Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: Dooland Buultjens (SL) & Herbi Felsinger (SL)
Player of the match: Asanka Gurusinha (SL)
  • Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
  • 25 Mar was a rest day
  • Zakir Khan (Pak); Kaushik Amalean (SL) made their Test debuts
  • Gurusinha/Ranatunga: Highest Sri Lankan partnership for any wicket (240*)
  • Substitute Sanath Kaluperuma

ODI series

1st ODI

2 March 1986
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Sri Lanka 
124/6 (23 overs)
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 Pakistan
125/2 (21.3 overs)
Keerthi Ranasinghe 41 (49)
Abdul Qadir 3/23 (5 overs)
Mohsin Khan 59 (56)
Rumesh Ratnayake 1/17 (4 overs)
Pakistan won by 8 wickets
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
Umpires: K. T. Francis (SL) & Selliah Ponnadurai (SL)
Player of the match: Mohsin Khan (Pak)

2nd ODI

8 March 1986
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Pakistan 
125/8 (38 overs)
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Javed Miandad 30 (45)
Champaka Ramanayake 3/25 (6 overs)

3rd ODI

9 March 1986
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Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Khettarama Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: Unknown
  • No toss
  • Match abandoned due to rain
  • 45-over match

4th ODI

11 March 1986
Scorecard
Sri Lanka 
160/8 (38 overs)
v
 Pakistan
103/4 (23 overs)
Arjuna Ranatunga 74 (89)
Wasim Akram 4/28 (9 overs)
Mudassar Nazar 35 (64)
Kaushik Amalean 1/31 (7 overs)
Pakistan won by 8 wickets
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
Umpires: Herbi Felsinger (SL) & PW Vidanagamage (SL)
Player of the match: Arjuna Ranatunga (SL)
  • Pakistan, who chose to field
  • 45-over match made their ODI debuts

References

  1. ^ "Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka 1985/86". Cricinfo. Retrieved 1 March 2013.
  2. ^ Walmsley, Keith (2003). Mosts Without in Test Cricket. Reading, England: Keith Walmsley. p. 366. ISBN 0947540067.

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