Sri Lanka recovers to 227-4 Vs Pakistan in day one of first Test- Zari News

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Sri Lanka’s batsman Niroshan Dickwella performs a shot throughout their 1st Take a look at cricket match towards Pakistan in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. | AP

ABU DHABI: Sri Lanka recovered all through the opening day of the primary take a look at towards Pakistan, reaching 227-Four at stumps on Thursday.

Dinesh Chandimal (60) and Niroshan Dickwella (42) weren’t out at stumps, taking part in out practically 21 overs collectively.

Sri Lanka’s resolution to bat first appeared to backfire after being restricted to 61-Three by lunch. It superior to 143-Three at tea.

Opener Dimuth Karunaratne was run out on 93 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, the one wicket to fall within the last session. Chandimal was at fault. Karunaratne labored the ball vast of mid-on and ran for a straightforward single. However Chandimal was ball-watching and never or listening to his teammate. He was seven runs from a seventh take a look at century, and third this yr.

Earlier, veteran legspinner Yasir Shah struck twice for Pakistan within the morning — Kusal Mendis was caught behind for 10 and Lahiru Thirimanne went leg earlier than wicket for a duck. Shah completed on 2-59 off 34 overs

Kaushal Silva (12) was the opposite wicket to fall earlier than lunch, bowled by Hasan Ali.

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