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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 2, Rawalpindi: Highlights

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Day 2: Catch all the Highlights from the second day of the first Test match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

cricket Updated: Dec 12, 2019 17:23 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 2
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 2
         

 

Day 2: Heavy rain and bad light hit the second day of the historic Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Rawalpindi on Thursday, Pakistan’s first home Test since a deadly attack in 2009. Sri Lanka, resuming at 220-5, had progressed to 225-5 in 7.5 overs when heavy rain in the morning forced the teams to have early lunch. Play was stopped for two hours and 43 minutes but when it resumed only 10 overs were possible with Sri Lanka losing Niroshan Dickwella for 33 before bad light accompanied by rain forced an early call-off at 3:30 pm (1030 GMT). At the close Sri Lanka were 263-6 with Dhananjaya de Silva unbeaten on 72 and Dilruwan Perera not out on two.

Day 1 Recap: Sri Lanka reached 202/5 before play was stopped by bad light on opening day of first Test . Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne scored a half-century before perishing for 59. Naseem Shah was pick of Pakistan bowlers as he scalped two wickets.

Pakistan XI: Shan Masood, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali (c), Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Asad Shafiq, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Usman Shinwari, Mohammad Abbas, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi

Sri Lanka XI: Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Dilruwan Perera, Vishwa Fernando, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara