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

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FirstCricket Staff, October 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.

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

Updated Date: Oct 07, 2017





Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3634 125
2 South Africa 3589 112
3 Australia 3499 106
4 New Zealand 2354 102
5 England 3772 97
6 Sri Lanka 2914 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 5751 125
2 India 5492 122
3 South Africa 3842 113
4 New Zealand 4602 112
5 Pakistan 3279 102
6 Australia 3548 101
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3270 131
2 Australia 1894 126
3 India 3932 123
4 New Zealand 2542 116
5 England 1951 115
6 South Africa 2058 114