Babar Azam along with Fakhar Zaman then added 58 runs for the second wicket. Zaman scored 76 runs while Azam smashed 31 runs before both got out as Pakistan were reduced to 189 for the loss of three wickets.
The board received the all-clear from the defence ministry last week to go ahead with the tour after establishing that there was no threat.
Prior to Friday's protests in New York, Nabi Bakhsh Baloch from US-based Baloch National Movement had also highlighted the poor plight of minorities in Pakistan before the UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva a few weeks ago.
After the much-awaited first ODI between Pakistan and Sri Lanka was called off without a ball bowled at National Stadium here on Friday, the second ODI has been rescheduled to September 30.
The team from Down Under will next face Sri Lanka in a three-match T20I series whereas England will take on New Zealand in a five-match T20I series and two-match Test series.
Fernando reaction comes in the response to Pakistan Science and Technology Minister Hussain's remarks that Sri Lankan cricket players opted out from the Pak tour after India threatened to oust them from the Indian Premier League (IPL).
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A local terror group called National Thowheeth Jama'ath had claimed responsibility for the devastating attacks.The island nation was put under a state of emergency for a period of four months from April to August.
Pakistan, which is rattled by India's decision to revoke Article 370 and bifurcating the state into two union territories, has been approaching the world community asking them to interfere in the matter.