Usman Shinwari, the left-arm paceman, produced a devastating five-wicket spell to bowl Sri Lanka out for 103 in 26.2 overs in the fifth and final One-Day International in Sharjah on Monday (October 23).
Shinwari, 23, finished with 5 for 34 as Sri Lanka, who won the toss and opted to bat on an easy paced Sharjah pitch, never recovered from the early jolts of losing four wickets in the first three overs.
Only Thisara Perera (25), Lahiru Thirimanne (19), Seekkuge Prasanna (16) and Dushmantha Chameera (11) reached double figures in an abysmal batting performance by Sri Lanka, their second lowest total in an ODI against Pakistan. Their lowest total of 78 against Pakistan had also come in Sharjah in 2002.
Shinwari, who made his debut in the fourth ODI, bowled Sadeera Samarawickrama with the fifth ball of the match for nought and then had Dinesh Chandimal next ball, caught behind without scoring.
In his next over, Shinwari had Upul Tharanga, the skipper, bowled off a nippy delivery for eight and then trapped Niroshan Dickwella leg before to leave Sri Lanka tottering at 8 for 4.
Shinwari completed his five-wicket haul when he had Milinda Siriwardana (six) caught by Fakhar Zaman, his wickets coming off just 21 balls — third fastest to five wickets in an ODI.
Perera hit three boundaries and a six before he became one of two wickets by Shadab Khan, the legspinner, in one over. Hasan Ali also took 2 for 19, to end with 14 wickets in the series.
Pakistan lead the five-match series 4-0.