Sri Lanka leveled 3 match bi-lateral odi series 1-1 after they defeated Pakistan in 2nd odi by 77 runs. Sri Lankan team showed an all-round effort in order to beat Pakistan by a huge margin.
Sri Lanka batted first and lost 3 quick wickets for 62 runs. Captain Angelo Mathews batted sensibly as he scored his career best knock of 93 but unfortunately missed his first century. Mathews was accompanied by Mahela, who scored 67 off 74 balls including eight boundaries. Later on Perera joined the party with his quick knock of 65 off 36 balls to post a massive total of 310 in 50 overs.
Thisara Perera powered Sri Lanka to 310 in 50 overs.
Pakistan started their chase sensibly with 2nd wicket partnership of 96 runs but soon all-rounder Hafeez departs for 62 off 49 balls. Weak Pakistani batting line-up scattered after Hafeez dismissal. Umar Akmal lost his wicket for scoring only 1 run. In slow chase Pakistan gradually lost wickets & their whole team couldn't even play 50 over game. Pakistan reached upto 233 runs in 43.5 overs for the loss of 10 wickets.
Sri Lanka won the 2nd odi match by 77 runs. Thisara Perera received Player of the match Award.