Pakistan beat India during the World Twenty20 warm-up match at the R. Premadasa Crickte Stadium in Colombo.
Akmal scored 92 runs out of just 52 balls giving the crowd a lot to cheer for including five fours and six sixes. Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik both scored 38 runs, while Shahid Afridi was dismissed for 0.
India started off strong with Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir but were bowled out by Umar Gul for 10 and Afridi for 26 respectively.
India's Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, right, appeals successfully for the wicket of Pakistan's batsman Imran Nazir, not seen, after breaking the stumps. ? Photo by AP
Ravichandran Ashwin bowls during their warm-up match. ? Photo by AP
Shoaib Malik plays a shot during a World Twenty20. ? Photo by AFP
Kamran Akmal, and Shoaib Malik are congratulated by their team captain Mohammad Hafeez after their victory. ? Photo by AFP
Kamran Akmal and Shoaib Malik celebrate after their victory during a World Twenty20 warm-up match. ? Photo by AFP
Kamran Akmal is congratulated by Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni after Pakistan's victory. ? Photo by AFP
Kamran Akmal celebrates after his teams victory during. ? Photo by AFP
Ravichandran Ashwin celebrates after he dismissed Pakistan cricketer Umar Akmal. ? Photo by AFP
Pakistan cricket captain Mohammad Hafeez plays a shot during. ? Photo by AFP
Virat Kohli looks up after avoiding a bouncer off Pakistan's Mohammad Sami. ? Photo by AFP
Rohit Sharma is watched by Pakistani wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal as he plays a shot. ? Photo by AFP
Virender Sehwag reacts after being dismissed during the warm-up match between India and Pakistan. ? Photo by AFP
Saeed Ajmal celebrates the wicket of Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag. ? Photo by AFP