SRI LANKA IN UAE, 2017
Cricbuzz Staff •
Reside Score Updates
Sri Lanka 261/3 (91.2 Ovs)
Chandimal 56 (161)
Mohammad Abbas 18.2-5-48-
Day 2: 1st Session – Sri Lanka decide to bat
Pakistan discovered restricted accomplishment on the to start with working day as Karunaratne sizzled. © AFP
Fifty for the skip
Wahab bowls a person on the pads in the pretty to start with in excess of of the working day to give Chandimal an chance to fetch operates. He guides it wonderful and will get a boundary that brings up his half-century. Fantastic knock this has been and judging by the way he batted yesterday without having any distress, he might go on to get a huge a person all over again.
Amir is back
He is below! Which is wonderful information for the Pakistan lovers but since he still left the area couple of minutes before stumps yesterday, the umpires have informed that he will be authorized to bowl only 12 minutes. Pakistan is not going to complain.
Sri Lanka’s to start with working day with the pink ball proved to be a productive a person as their batsmen batted under lights without having any distress. It was Dimuth Karunaratne, who stole the headlines soon after crafting a amazing century. After starting up off in constructive trend, Karunaratne began consolidating and ensured he batted during the working day to place Sri Lanka in a sturdy placement. With him was skipper Dinesh Chandimal, who began off in very similar trend as he did in Abu Dhabi and their century stand deflated the hosts.
Pakistan’s complications were being compounded with Amir strolling off the area just a couple of minutes before stumps and they will be actually hoping that he can resume bowling now with the new ball just 7 overs previous. They have also employed up their assessments currently, so the odds are obviously not in their favour going into the 2nd working day. A large amount will depend on strike bowler Yasir Shah, who was erratic at situations yesterday. Welcome to the reside site for the 2nd day’s enjoy of this Test match. Can Pakistan combat back or will Sri Lanka keep on to pile on the operates? Tweet in your viewpoints to @Narbavi and have them featured on the site.