Sri Lanka stumble on day four in Abu Dhabi test against Pakistan


Kusal Mendis of Sri Lanka bats on day four against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.

Kusal Mendis of Sri Lanka bats on day 4 towards Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.

Sri Lanka have stumbled to stumps at 69-Four within the second innings of the primary check to guide Pakistan by solely 66 runs with someday remaining within the match in Abu Dhabi.

At stumps on Sunday, Kusal Mendis was 16 not out and Suranga Lakmal was undefeated on 2. Pakistan’s Yasir Shah had 2-25 off 14 overs to arrange an uncomfortable final day for Sri Lanka which has a susceptible tail.

Earlier, Pakistan took a three-run first-innings lead after reaching 422 all out. Pakistan trailed Sri Lanka by 153 runs after resuming on 266-Four.

Azhar Ali moved on from his in a single day 74 to solely 85, earlier than he was caught off Rangana Herath’s supply. Left-arm spinner Herath completed on 5-93 off 40 overs.

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Haris Sohail was the final man out for Pakistan with a defiant 76, together with seven fours and two sixes.

Sri Lanka scored 419 in its first innings, which included a ninth check century from Dinesh Chandimal.

 – AP

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