The Pakistani fast bowlers bounced back in the dying moments of the day by clinching three wickets of Sri Lanka and took back the advantage from the hosts.
The chief selector of Pakistan, Iqbal Qasim, was dejected with the inconsistent performance of his team who lost the series 1-3 against the hosts Sri Lanka.
The captain of Sri Lanka, Mahela Jayawardene, has encouraged his top order batsmen to attack the Pakistani pace trio of Umar Gul, Sohai Tanvir and Mohammad Sami.
Pakistani fast bowlers, Umar Gul and Mohammad Sami, ripped through the strong batting line up of Sri Lanka as the visitors clinched the 1st ODI convincingly.
Sohail Tanvir has won the hearts of the Pakistani team management and the national selectors and has been retained for the forthcoming ODI series against Sri Lanka.
Shahid Afridi led Pakistan to an authentic victory by his all round performance as Sri Lanka was beaten all ends up in the second T20 at Hambantota.