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11hBharath Seervi

Sri Lanka suffer 12th straight defeat

All the statistical peaks Pakistan scaled and the statistical troughs Sri Lanka plumbed during the fifth ODI in Sharjah

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12hDanyal Rasool

Twenty-one balls of deja vu

Until today, Usman Khan was best known for a destructive spell of pace and movement in a domestic T20 final. He has now bowled an eerily similar spell in international cricket, and given Pakistan a sweet selection headache when all their pace options are

Sarfraz 'acted to the letter of the law' - Arthur (0:40)
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21hThe Report by Danyal Rasool

Pakistan complete 5-0 after Usman bags five in 21 balls

A devastating new-ball spell from Pakistan's latest left-arm sensation sent Sri Lanka spiralling to 103 all out and the ignominy of their third 5-0 ODI whitewash of the year

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2dThe Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Can Sri Lanka avoid another whitewash?

Sri Lanka have been at the wrong end of 5-0 scorelines twice this year, against South Africa and India. Can they find a way to evade the same fate against Pakistan?

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3dUmar Farooq

ICC investigates approach made on Sarfraz

It is understood that the Pakistan captain was the target of an allegedly corrupt approach after the third ODI against Sri Lanka on Wednesday

Gambhir: Pakistan was looking for a batsman like Babar Azam (0:41)
SL's winless run; Lynn's multi-year contract (2:30)
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4dESPNcricinfo staff

De Villiers, Hasan Ali and Hafeez the new No. 1s

South Africa have gone up to the top of the team rankings in ODIs, but to keep their spot will have to secure a 3-0 victory over Bangladesh and hope India do not do the same against New Zealand

4dThe Report by Danyal Rasool

Hasan Ali, spinners make it 4-0 for Pakistan

Hasan Ali, the new No. 1 in bowler in ODIs, led the way with a three-wicket haul as Pakistan condemned Sri Lanka to their 11th successive loss in the format

'Virat Kohli is my favourite batsman in recent times' - Mohammad Amir (1:52)
5dThe Preview by Danyal Rasool

Dispirited Sri Lanka desperate to end 10-match rut

With the series wrapped up and the series moving to a venue at which Pakistan will feel closest to home, their next goal will be to extend their own seven-game winning streak

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5dUmar Farooq

Mankad incident turns close finish controversial

WAPDA captain Salman Butt has questioned Peshawar's sportsmanship after their fast bowler Taj Wali clinched a three-run win by mankading non-striker Mohammad Irfan

WATCH - Taj Wali Mankads Mohammad Irfan (0:43)
Ban to burnout? (1:58)
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7dThe Report by Danyal Rasool

Hasan five-for, Imam debut ton sink Sri Lanka

Pakistan cruised to their seventh straight win, while Sri Lanka slumped to their tenth successive defeat after yet another one-sided clash

Babar Azam's stellar ODI run (0:52)

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