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Sri Lanka leads Pakistan by 237 with 1 day left

Sri Lanka leads Pakistan by 237 with 1 day left

Left-handers Tharanga Paranavitana and Kumar Sangakkara struck half centuries on Sunday as Sri Lanka bid to level the series with victory over Pakistan in the third and final test.
Paranavitana hit an undefeated 66 on the fourth day to lead Sri Lanka to 164-5 at stumps, an overall advantage of 237 runs heading into the final day. Sangakkara was dismissed for 51.
Earlier Chanaka Welegedara's 5-87 helped Sri Lanka seize a first innings lead of 73 after bowling Pakistan out for 340 by lunch at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
Pakistan won the second test at Dubai by 9 wickets after a drawn first test at Abu Dhabi.


Updated : 2021-05-11 19:01 GMT+08:00