First Test: Pakistan 64-0 chasing Sri Lanka’s 419 – Sport

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Pakistan, replying to Sri Lanka’s first innings complete of 419, reached 64-Zero at shut on the second day of the primary Check in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

Openers Shan Masood (30) and Sami Aslam (31) had been on the crease as Pakistan nonetheless path by 355 runs on the primary innings.

Earlier, Sri Lankan Captain Dinesh Chandimal made a superb 155 not out to steer his staff to a complete of 419.

Haris Sohail took his first ever Check wicket — on debut — which set issues into movement for Pakistan when Sri Lanka had been trying robust. Mohammad Abbas then took the tail to wrap issues up.

Sri Lanka had resumed from their in a single day rating of 227-Four.

Chandimal and Niroshan Dickwella, who made a career-best 83, annoyed Pakistan’s pace-cum-spin assault on an unresponsive Sheikh Zayed Stadium pitch.

Their stand of 134 was solely damaged within the 22nd over of the day when Dickwella performed on to quick bowler Hasan Ali, spurning a great probability to publish his maiden hundred.

Dinesh Chandimal celebrates reaching his century. —AP

Dickwella hit 9 boundaries and a six throughout his fast, 117-ball knock.

Chandimal reached his ninth Check century — his first in 4 Exams as captain, and first in opposition to Pakistan — by driving quick bowler Mohammad Amir by way of the covers for his 11th boundary.

It took him 383 minutes to succeed in the three-figure mark, ably lifting Sri Lanka from 61-Three when he got here on to bat on Thursday.

Paceman Hasan and Shah have two wickets apiece.

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