Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 67 runs in second ODI in Karachi

first_imgPAKISTAN beat Sri Lanka by 67 runs in the second day-night international on Monday as Karachi staged its first ODI for 10 years.Pakistan hit 305-7 in their 50 overs with Babar Azam notching a brilliant 105-ball 115 and Fakhar Zaman scoring 54.Sri Lanka were bundled out for 238 in 46.5 overs with Usman Shinwari taking 5-51, giving Pakistan a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.The Green Shirts had won the toss and opted to bat first against the visitors.After starting strong, Pakistan lost their first wicket in the 15th over, when Imam-ul-Haq (31 off 41) was trapped leg before wicket by Wanindu Hasaranga.Fakhar Zaman (54 from 65) was next to go, getting caught by Isuru Udana off Hasaranga in the 21st over.Haris Sohail (40 off 48) became the casualty of a run out off Nuwan Pradeep’s bowling in the 40th over.Skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed was run out after scoring eight runs and Babar Azam, who smashed a 105-ball 115, was caught off Lahiru Kumara in the 46th over.Imad Wasim was caught out after contributing 12 runs and Wahab Riaz (2) was run out at the non-striker’s end on the last ball of the innings. Pakistan thus finished their batting with 305-7 at the end of the 50 overs.The long-awaited first ODI between the two sides was called off due to heavy rain in the metropolis on Friday. The second ODI, which was originally scheduled for Sunday, was rescheduled for today and the third match will be played on Wednesday.Monday’s match was the first ODI played in Karachi after a yawning gap of exactly 3,901 days, equivalent to 10 years, eight months and six days.The two teams will also play three Twenty20 internationals in Lahore next month.(AFP)last_img read more


first_imgCREATIVE students from Errigal College in Letterkenny made their mark at a special Christmas carol service at the Polish Embassy in Dublin this week.Crafts designed and carved by entrepreneurial students were presented to the Polish Ambassador to Ireland, Marcin Nawrot and the Polish Consul, Piotr Apostolidis on behalf of the students by Errigal college P.E. teacher Robert Fabisiak.One of the gifts was a beautifully carved pen made from Irish yew and set in a natural yew branch presentation case made in the school woodwork class with guidance from teacher Bernard Doherty. The second gift was an intricate piece of stained glass designed by transition year students involved in the Classy Glassy Crafts, a Start Your Own Business initiative co-ordinated by teachers Margaret Russell Kelly and Danny McFadden. The class includes four Polish students.Mr Fabisiak told that he was honoured to have made the presentations.He said: “I was very proud to show the world just how good Errigal College’s work is. The Ambassador couldn’t get over the quality of the pen and the beauty of the stained glass”.Mr Fabisiak has taught at the College for seven years and  is also director of Letterkenny’s Polish School which is based at Errigal College and runs every Sunday. © 2011, all Rights ReservedThe copying, republication or redistribution of Content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited by law. Follow us on us on      ERRIGAL COLLEGE STUDENTS’ CHRISTMAS GIFT TO POLISH AMBASSADOR TO IRELAND was last modified: December 23rd, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:errigal collegepolish studentslast_img read more