Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Day 2, second Test in Dubai: As it happened

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FirstCricket Staff, Oct,07 2017

Day 1 report: Sri Lanka, who won the toss and opted to bat, finished the opening day of the second Test against Pakistan on 254-3 in Dubai on Friday.

Opener Dimuth Karunaratne (133) and skipper Dinesh Chandimal (49) were unbeaten at the crease, having added 118 for an unbroken fourth-wicket stand.

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed and Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal. AP

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed and Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal. AP

Kaushal Silva (27), Sadeera Samarawickrama (38) and Kusal Mendis (one) were the batsmen out.

Leg-spinner Yasir Shah was the pick of bowlers with 2-90 while Mohammad Amir returned figures of 1-59.

Sri Lanka, who lead the series 1-0 after winning the first Test in Abu Dhabi by 21 runs, gave Test caps to 22-year-old Samarawickrama and 29-year-old pacer Lahiru Gamage.

They replaced Lahiru Thirimanne and Lakshan Sandakan from the first Test line-up.

Pakistan replaced unfit Hasan Ali with left-arm paceman Wahab Riaz.


Pakistan: Sarfraz Ahmed (capt), Azhar Ali, Shan Masood, Sami Aslam, Babar Azam, Asad Shafiq, Haris Sohail, Usman Salahuddin, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Asghar, Bilal Asif, Mir Hamza, Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Abbas, Wahab Riaz

Sri Lanka: Dinesh Chandimal (capt), Lahiru Thirimanne, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kaushal Silva, Kusal Mendis, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Roshen Silva, Niroshan Dickwella, Rangana Herath, Lakshan Sandakan, Dilruwan Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Vishwa Fernando, Lahiru Gamage

Umpires: Nigel Llong (ENG) and Richard Kettleborough (ENG)

Tv umpire: Sundaram Ravi (IND)

ICC match referee: Andy Pycoft (ZIM)

With inputs from AFP

Published Date: Oct 07, 2017 | Updated Date: Oct 07, 2017

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1 India 5313 121
2 South Africa 4484 115
3 Australia 4174 104
4 New Zealand 3489 100
5 England 4829 99
6 Sri Lanka 4374 95
Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 7594 122
2 South Africa 6911 117
3 England 6871 116
4 New Zealand 6550 115
5 Australia 6376 112
6 Pakistan 4877 96
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3272 126
2 Australia 2513 126
3 India 3607 120
4 New Zealand 3013 116
5 West Indies 2538 115
6 England 2402 114