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  • Record Partnership Gives Pakistan The Edge

    Record Partnership Gives Pakistan The Edge

    ICC 02nd Test – Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 04th Day – Close of play

    Sri Lanka electing to bat, 482 all out – ( 159.2 Overs ) Dimuth Karunaratne 196 – his highest test score – Dinesh Chandimal 62 – partnership of 146 runs for the 04th wicket – Dilruwan Perera 58, Niroshan Dickwella 52, Sadeera Samarawickrama 38 – on debut – Rangana Herath 27 no, Kaushal Silva 27 – lost the last 04 wickets for the addition of 28 runs – Yasir Shah 6/184 – the first bowler to capture 05 wicket hauls in 05 consecutive tests – Mohammad Abbas 2/100, Sarfraz Ahmed 03 victims, Asad Shafiq 02 catches & 96 all out – ( 26 Overs ) Kusal Mendis 29, Niroshan Dickwella 21, Rangana Herath 17 – lost the first 05 wickets for the addition of 34 runs, lost the last 05 wickets for the addition of 37 runs – Wahab Riyaz 4/41, Haris Sohail 3/ 01 – the only bowler to capture 03 wickets in only one over bowled in a test inning – Yasir Shah 2/47, Sarfraz Ahmed 04 victims.

    Pakistan in reply, 262 all out – ( 90.3 Overs ) Azhar Ali 59, Haris Sohail 56 – added 71 runs for the 05th wicket – Sami Aslam 39, Yasir Shah 24 no, Dilruwan Perera 3/72, Rangana Herath 3/84, Lahiru Gamage 2/38 – on debut – Suranga Lakmal 2/41, Sadeera Samarawickrama & Kusal Mendis 02 catches each & 198/5 – (73 Overs) Asad Shafiq 86 no, Sarfraz Ahmed 57 no – 146 run unbroken stand for the 06th wicket, improved on their record against Sri Lanka in Galle 02 years ago for the highest 06th wicket partnership for Pakistan in tests – recovered from 52/5 – Dilruwan Perera 3/57, Niroshan Dickwella 02 victims, Kusal Mendis 02 catches.

    Photos courtesy ThePapare.com

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