Sangakkara shines in SL innings

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Sangakkara_Pakistan REUTERS Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara made 97.

Colombo – Sri Lanka scored a competitive 243/8 after electing to bat against Pakistan in the fourth one-day international in Colombo on Saturday.

Kumar Sangakkara top-scored for Sri Lanka with a 130-ball 97 while off-spinners Mohammad Hafeez and Saeed Ajmal, and paceman Sohail Tanvir each bagged two wickets for Pakistan in the day-night match.

The five-match series is currently tied 1-1, with Pakistan winning the opening one-dayer by six wickets and Sri Lanka winning the second game by 76 runs in Pallekele.

The third match was abandoned due to rain in Colombo on Wednesday. – Sapa-AFP

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