Newbie Faheem Ashraf joins legends with his hat-trick

Faheem Ashraf becomes Pakistan's first bowler to take Twenty20 hat-trick

Faheem Ashraf becomes Pakistan's first bowler to take Twenty20 hat-trick

Pakistan captain said he was delighted that his team won the T20 series with a clean sweep. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has succeeded to convince International Players to visit Pakistan twice this year with little hiatus - first for Pakistan Super League (PSL) final and then for Independence Cup.

Sunday's Twenty20 global between Pakistan and Sri Lanka is the fourth worldwide activity in Pakistan since the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team March, 2009.

Sri Lankan spinner Dilshan Munaweera (2L) celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of Pakistani batsman Fakhar Zaman during the third and final T20 cricket match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the Gaddafi Cricket Stadium in Lahore on October 29, 2017.

(Web Desk) - Pakistani al-rounder Faheem Ashraf took three-in-three during the second T20 worldwide against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi.

"I can not forget that awful day when the Sri Lankan team was attacked", said cricket enthusiast Altaf Akram. "All Pakistanis welcome the Sri Lankans. who are (now) heroes of Pakistan". He also added that it's a special moment in his career to perform at Gaddafi stadium opposite to Sri Lanka's team who are visiting Pakistan after like a gap of eight years.

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Pakistan will showcase its security capabilities to the cricketing world for the third time in eight months when Sri Lanka plays a Twenty20 worldwide at the heavily guarded Gaddafi Stadium on Sunday.

"Police have taken unprecedented security measures for (the) match", Deputy Inspector General Haider Ashraf told Reuters, adding that aerial surveillance and CCTV cameras were also being utilised. Jacob Oram and Tim Southee secured hat-tricks against Sri Lanka and Pakistan respectively.

Pakistan officials hope Sunday's match will encourage other countries to send their teams by next year.

"We want to hold two double headers in Karachi midway through the PSL and then have the final in Lahore", he said.

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