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Pakistan out cheaply, Sri Lanka 57-1 trails by 108

Sri Lanka 57-1 trailing by 108 after Pakistan folds cheaply on first day of 2nd test

Khurram Manzoor of Pakistan bats during the 2nd cricket Test match, of a three match series, between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, at the Dubai Internationa...
Pakistan Mohammad Hafeez bats during the 2nd cricket Test match, of a three match series, between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, at the Dubai International C...
The Sri Lankan team celebrates after Pakistan's captain, Misbah Ul Haq, left, is caught out by Sri Lanka's wicket keeper Prasanna Jayawardene during t...
Sri Lanka bowler Suranga Lakmal, center, celebrates his wicket together with team members during the second cricket test match between Pakistan and Sr...

Mideast Emirates Pakistan Sri Lanka Cricket

Khurram Manzoor of Pakistan bats during the 2nd cricket Test match, of a three match series, between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, at the Dubai Internationa...

Mideast Emirates Pakistan Sri Lanka Cricket

Pakistan Mohammad Hafeez bats during the 2nd cricket Test match, of a three match series, between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, at the Dubai International C...

Mideast Emirates Pakistan Sri Lanka Cricket

The Sri Lankan team celebrates after Pakistan's captain, Misbah Ul Haq, left, is caught out by Sri Lanka's wicket keeper Prasanna Jayawardene during t...

Mideast Emirates Pakistan Sri Lanka Cricket

Sri Lanka bowler Suranga Lakmal, center, celebrates his wicket together with team members during the second cricket test match between Pakistan and Sr...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Sri Lanka's fast bowlers exploited Pakistan's weakness against seam bowling by dismissing the home side for 165 to take control of the second test on the first day Wednesday.

Sri Lanka was 57-1 in reply, trailing by only 108 runs.

Dimuth Karunaratne hit seven fours in a quickfire 32 before he fell to Junaid Khan but Kaushal Silva and Kumar Sangakkara guided Sri Lanka to stumps, with both on 12.

Nuwan Pradeep, with only three wickets in his last four tests, led the attack and took 3-62 with excellent backup from Shaminda Eranga, 2-25, and Suranga Lakmal, 2-45, after captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and elected to field.

Pakistan opener Khurram Manzoor stood out with a gritty 73 in 3 1/2 hours before he succumbed in a sensational collapse, as Pakistan lost eight wickets for 58 runs.

Rangana Herath polished off the tail with 3-26.


Updated : 2021-01-27 22:05 GMT+08:00