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Pakistani cricket fans wait to enter the National stadium in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat in the third and final one-day international against Pakistan on Wednesday. Pakistan leads the series 1-0 after winning the second match on Monday by 67 runs. The first ODI was washed out.

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Pakistani cricket fans celebrate outside the National Stadium in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat in the third and final one-day international against Pakistan on Wednesday. Pakistan leads the series 1-0 after winning the second match on Monday by 67 runs. The first ODI was washed out.

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Sri Lankan batsman Danushka Gunathilaka acknowledges his century against Pakistan during a match in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat in the third and final one-day international against Pakistan on Wednesday. Pakistan leads the series 1-0 after winning the second match on Monday by 67 runs. The first ODI was washed out.

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Sri Lankan players celebrate the dismissal of Pakistani batsman Abid Ali during a match in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Pakistan capitalized on a brisk century opening stand between Fakhar Zaman and Abid Ali to beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in the third and final one-day international on Wednesday, clinching the series 2-0.

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Pakistani captain Sarfaraz Ahmed lost his wicket against Sri Lankan in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Pakistan capitalized on a brisk century opening stand between Fakhar Zaman and Abid Ali to beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in the third and final one-day international on Wednesday, clinching the series 2-0.

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Sri Lankan batsman Danushka Gunathilaka acknowledges his century against Pakistan during a match in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat in the third and final one-day international against Pakistan on Wednesday. Pakistan leads the series 1-0 after winning the second match on Monday by 67 runs. The first ODI was washed out.

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Sri Lankan batsman Angelo Perera, left, reacts as Pakistani bowler Usman Shinwari, right, dismissed his bails during a match in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat in the third and final one-day international against Pakistan on Wednesday. Pakistan leads the series 1-0 after winning the second match on Monday by 67 runs. The first ODI was washed out.

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Sri Lankan batsman Wanindu Hasaranga looks as his bails are shattered by Pakistani bowler Mohammad Amir during a match in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat in the third and final one-day international against Pakistan on Wednesday. Pakistan leads the series 1-0 after winning the second match on Monday by 67 runs. The first ODI was washed out.

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Pakistan's Abid Ali, second from left, celebrates his fifty against Sri Lanka in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Pakistan capitalized on a brisk century opening stand between Fakhar Zaman and Abid Ali to beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in the third and final one-day international on Wednesday, clinching the series 2-0.

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Pakistani cricket players celebrate their victory against Sri Lanka in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Pakistan capitalized on a brisk century opening stand between Fakhar Zaman and Abid Ali to beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in the third and final one-day international on Wednesday, clinching the series 2-0.

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A Pakistani soldier stands guard outside Gaddafi Stadium ahead of a cricket series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, in Lahore, Pakistan, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. The return of limited-overs international cricket to Pakistan after a 10-year absence following a terrorist attack targeting a foreign team has coincided with a renewed plea from the country's cricket chief to recommence full, in-bound tours.

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Pakistani soldiers guard the Gaddafi Stadium ahead of a cricket series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, in Lahore, Pakistan, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. The return of limited-overs international cricket to Pakistan after a 10-year absence following a terrorist attack targeting a foreign team has coincided with a renewed plea from the country's cricket chief to recommence full, in-bound tours.

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Pakistani soldiers guard the Gaddafi Stadium ahead of a cricket series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, in Lahore, Pakistan, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. The return of limited-overs international cricket to Pakistan after a 10-year absence following a terrorist attack targeting a foreign team has coincided with a renewed plea from the country's cricket chief to recommence full, in-bound tours.

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Sri Lankan batsman Dasun Shanaka, right, celebrates his fifty with Shehan Jayasuriya during the second one-day international in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Pakistan marked return of ODI cricket in Karachi after 10 years with a 67-run victory over Sri Lanka in the second one-day international of the three-match series on Monday.

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Pakistani players celebrate their victory against Sri Lanka in the second one-day international in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Pakistan marked return of ODI cricket in Karachi after 10 years with a 67-run victory over Sri Lanka in the second one-day international of the three-match series on Monday.

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Sri Lankan batsman Shehan Jayasuriya hits boundary as Pakistani captain Sarfaraz Ahmed looks on during the second one-day international in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Pakistan marked return of ODI cricket in Karachi after 10 years with a 67-run victory over Sri Lanka in the second one-day international of the three-match series on Monday.

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Pakistani players celebrate the dismissal of Sri Lankan batsman Sadeera Samarawickrama during the second one-day international in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019.

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Pakistan's Usman Shinwari bowls to Sri Lankan batsman during the second one-day international in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019.

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Pakistan's captain Sarfaraz Ahmed hits boundary against Sri Lanka in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Pakistan and Sri Lanka are playing the second one-day international. Pakistani captain Sarfaraz Ahmed seen at right.

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Pakistan's captain Sarfaraz Ahmed, right, greets Babar Azam for his century against Sri Lanka in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Pakistan and Sri Lanka are playing the second one-day international.

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Pakistan's batman Babar Azam hits boundary in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Pakistan and Sri Lanka are playing the second one-day international.

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Babar Azam, left, acknowledges his fifty against Sri Lanka with Haris Sohail, in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Pakistan play a second one-day international after winning the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka.

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Pakistan's Imam-ul-Haq on his way to pavilion after being dismissed by Sri Lanka, in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Pakistan play a second one-day international after winning the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lankan players celebrate the dismissal of Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman, in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Pakistan play a second one-day international after winning the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka.

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Pakistani police officers search spectators outside the National stadium in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Karachi's 10-year long wait to host a one-day international finally ended on Monday as Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the second ODI.

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Pakistani cricket fans wave Kashmiri flags to express solidarity with Indian Kashmiris, as they wait to enter the National stadium in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Karachi's 10-year long wait to host a one-day international finally ended on Monday as Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the second ODI.

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Pakistani cricket fans celebrate the Pakistan--Sri Lanka cricket series outside the National stadium in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Karachi's 10-year long wait to host a one-day international finally ended on Monday as Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the second ODI.

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Pakistan security personnel check a vehicle outside the National stadium in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Karachi's 10-year long wait to host a one-day international finally ended on Monday as Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the second ODI.

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Sri Lankan cricket team's skipper Lahiru Thirimanne attends a practice session at National Stadium in Karachi, Pakistan, Sunday Sept. 29, 2019. Sri Lanka touring Pakistan to play three-ODI and three T20 matches series.

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Sri Lankan cricket team player Angelo Perera attends a practice session at National Stadium in Karachi, Pakistan, Sunday Sept. 29, 2019. Sri Lanka touring Pakistan to play three-ODI and three T20 matches series.

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Sri Lankan cricket team players participate in a practice session at National Stadium in Karachi, Pakistan, Sunday Sept. 29, 2019. Sri Lanka touring Pakistan to play three-ODI and three T20 matches series.

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Sri Lankan cricket team players participate in a practice session at National Stadium in Karachi, Pakistan, Sunday Sept. 29, 2019. Sri Lanka touring Pakistan to play three-ODI and three T20 matches series.

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Sri Lanka players practice at National Stadium in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. Pakistan and Sri Lanka will play their first match of the series on Friday.

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Officials cover the ground of the National Stadium after a rain in Karachi, Pakistan, Friday, Sept. 27, 219. Heavy rain has delayed the start of the first one-day international between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. An unusual spell of rain in the southern port city of Karachi during this time of the year left the cricket ground completely waterlogged on Friday.

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Officials stand at the National Stadium after rain in Karachi, Pakistan, Friday, Sept. 27, 219. Heavy rain has delayed the start of the first one-day international between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. An unusual spell of rain in the southern port city of Karachi during this time of the year left the cricket ground completely waterlogged on Friday.

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Pakistani cricket fans show their tickets at the National stadium in Karachi, Pakistan, Friday, Sept. 27, 219. Heavy rain has delayed the start of the first one-day international between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. An unusual spell of rain in the southern port city of Karachi during this time of the year left the cricket ground completely waterlogged on Friday.

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Sri Lanka captain Lahiru Thirimanne, right, and his Pakistani rival Sarfaraz Ahmed stand with a trophy, in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. Thirimanne wants the focus to move from security in Pakistan to the cricket itself when their three-match ODI series starts Friday.

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Sri Lanka captain Lahiru Thirimanne addresses a news conference in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. Thirimanne wants the focus to move from security in Pakistan to the cricket itself when their three-match ODI series starts Friday. "The security has been really good and I must say it's first class, we didn't have any problems," Thirimanne said.

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Pakistani captain Sarfaraz Ahmed addresses a news conference in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. Sarfaraz warned it won't be easy for seventh-ranked ODI team Pakistan.

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Pakistan's head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq speaks to reporters in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. Misbah said Sri Lanka's top players should have come for the limited-overs series in Pakistan after being assured of head-of-state-like security by the government.

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Pakistani security personnel stand guard outside the National Stadium, a venue for the upcoming Pakistan-Sri Lanka cricket series, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019 in Karachi, Pakistan. Pakistan's head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq told reporters that Sri Lanka's top players should have come for the limited-overs series in Pakistan after being assured of head-of-state-like security by the government.

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Pakistan army soldiers guard the National stadium as Sri Lankan cricket teams arrive in Karachi, Pakistan, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. It is the first time since Sri Lanka's team bus was attacked in Lahore in 2009 that a foreign team will conduct a two-week tour of Pakistan with Karachi hosting all three ODIs. Major teams have avoided Pakistan since that ambush, which killed eight people and injured several players.

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Pakistan security personnel escort Pakistan and Sri Lankan cricket teams at the National stadium to play the first match of the series in Karachi, Pakistan, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. It is the first time since Sri Lanka's team bus was attacked in Lahore in 2009 that a foreign team will conduct a two-week tour of Pakistan with Karachi hosting all three ODIs. Major teams have avoided Pakistan since that ambush, which killed eight people and injured several players.

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Misbah-ul-Haq, head coach and chief selector of Pakistan Cricket, gestures during a press conference regarding the team's announcement for an upcoming cricket series against Sri Lanka, in Lahore. Pakistan recalled all-rounders Iftikhar Ahmed and Mohammad Nawaz for three-match one-day international series against Sri Lanka, starting at Karachi from next week.

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Pakistani cricket team captain Sarfaraz Ahmed speaks to reporters during a news conference in Karachi. Ahmed is still counting on Sri Lanka turning up for a limited-overs tour this month despite alleged terrorist threats.

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