| GEO Sports|
| Pakistan also lose warm-up match in Sri Lanka|
| Updated at: 1943 PST, Monday, July 27, 2009|
KURUNEGALA: After an interesting practice match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka ‘A’, the home team won by 15 runs here on Monday.
For Pakistan, Umar Akmal smashed a brilliant century and remained not out on 103. He faced only 76 balls and hit three sixes and seven fours.
Batting first, Sri Lanka ‘A’ made 348 runs for the loss of six wickets in the allotted 50 overs.
Mahela Udawatte scored 161 and Chamara Kapugedera made 101 while captain Thilina Kandamby hit 59.
Chasing the target of 349, Pakistan batted well but were all out for 333 in 50 overs.
For Pakistan, Abdul Razzaq gave an allround performance taking four wickets for 70 runs and scoring 56 from 29 balls with four sixes and four boundaries.
Besides, Fawad Alam made 85 and Shahid Afridi scored 34 runs.
The first of the five One-day Internationals between Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be played at Dambula on July 30.