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

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FirstCricket Staff, Oct, 07 2017

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 68 runs

482/10
Overs
159.2
R/R
3.03
Fours
46
Sixes
2
Extras
12
262/10
Overs
90.3
R/R
2.9
Fours
23
Sixes
4
Extras
10
96/10
Overs
26.0
R/R
3.69
Fours
13
Sixes
0
Extras
4
248/10
Overs
90.2
R/R
2.75
Fours
20
Sixes
0
Extras
6

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.

Squads:

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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