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Editor’s Pick (ODI): Pakistan - Sri Lanka

The first ODI was quite something. Pakistan won the first match and by 83 runs. They take the lead in the five match series so far. The team showed an all-round performance. There was never a shortage in talent and quality when it comes to the Pakistan team. It is just a question of nerves and being able to stand up to pressure. Well they can also work on being consistent and not wait for the last minute. This goes not just for the Pakistan Cricket Team, that much I assure you.

Sri Lanka has to work on their bowling department. They gave away way too many runs. Letting Pakistan get to a score of 292 is what they should not have done. One, the total is really high. Two, their nerves get affected when they see that number on the board. That could be an explanation as to why the wickets tumbled regularly. They gave Pakistan all the breakthroughs they needed to win the match by a whopping 83 runs. Shoaib Malik walked away with the MOM title.

Praveen Prav won the first fantasy cricket match on the app. Congrats. His lineup
Babar Azam
Shoaib Malik
Akila Dananjaya
M Hafeez
Hasan Ali
Rumman Raees
Lahiru Thirimanne
Fakhar Zaman
Shadab Khan
N Dickwella
Kusal Mendis

This looks like a pretty good lineup to stick up. Let’s see what mine looks like.
Batsmen
Shoaib Malik
L Thirimanne
Babar Azam
Fakhar Zaman
Dinesh Chandimal
Bowlers
Suranga Lakmal
Akila Dananjaya
Hasan Ali
Rumman Raees
All-Rounder
Thisara Perera
Wicket-Keeper
N Dickwella

What do you think?
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