Galle Test: Pakistan is just 94 runs away from victory -

Galle Test: Pakistan is just 94 runs away from victory

The fifth day

On the final day of the Galle Test match, Pakistani team openers Abdullah Shafiq and Mohammad Rizwan opened the innings, both batsmen are unbeaten on 28 and 115 runs respectively while Pakistan needs just 94 to win the match with 7 wickets still to go.

The fourth day

When Sri Lanka started the innings on the fourth day, Parbat Jayasuriya was bowled by Naseem Shah after an increase of just 8 runs, so Sri Lanka’s second innings ended on 337 runs. Dinesh Chandimal scored an unbeaten 94 on behalf of Lincoln Tigers. Scored runs.

On behalf of Pakistan, opener Abdullah Shafiq is not out by scoring 105 runs, while Muhammad Rizwan is at the crease by scoring 7 runs, opener Imamul Haq was outstanding by scoring 35 runs, and Azhar Ali failed to score big in the second innings as well, scoring only 6 runs. Lotte while captain Babar Azam scored 55 runs.

Parbat Jayasuriya took 2 wickets while Ramesh Mendis took one wicket for Lincoln Tigers.

The third day

At the end of the third day of the ongoing Test match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka scored 329 runs for 9 wickets, as a result of which it got a total lead of 333 runs.

Sri Lanka started the game with 37 runs for the loss of one wicket. Oshada Fernando got out after scoring 64 runs. Kisan Rajitha scored only 7 runs and Angelo Mathews returned to the pavilion with 9 runs.

Kaushal Mendis scored 76, Dhanan Jaya 2, Niroshan 12 runs, Ramesh Mendis 19 runs, and Mahesh Theakshana 11 runs. Chandimal played brilliant innings of 86 runs and remained not out.

Sri Lanka’s first innings

The host team won the toss and decided to bat and in the first innings the team piled up 222 runs, in response the Pakistani team scored 218 runs and returned to the pavilion.

Pakistan’s first innings

In the first innings on behalf of Pakistan, opener Imamul Haq and Abdullah Shafiq returned to the pavilion by scoring 2 runs and 13 runs, experienced batsman Azhar Ali could not show any significant performance and was dismissed for 3 runs off just 41 balls, while Muhammad Rizwan 19, Salman Ali Agha and Mohammad Nawaz 5, 5, Yasir Shah 18, Hasan Ali 17 while Shaheen Shah Afridi was out for zero.

Captain Babar Azam played an innings of 119 runs with the help of 11 fours and 2 sixes, while Naseem Shah supported him fully.

For Sri Lanka, Parbat Jayasuriya took 5 wickets, Ramesh Mendis and Mahesh Thiekshana 2 each while Kisan Rajitha took one wicket.

Second day

In the last session of the second day, the Sri Lankan openers played an aggressive game and took the lead over Pakistan by 37 runs for the loss of one wicket.

Pakistan squad

Captain Babar Azam, Abdullah Shafiq, Imamul Haque, Azhar Ali, Mohammad Rizwan, Agha Salman, Mohammad Nawaz, Yasir Shah, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi, and Naseem Shah are included.

Sri Lankan squad

Captain Dimuth Karunaratne, Ushada Fernando, Kaushal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya De Silva, Dinesh Chandimal, Nirushan Dakwila, Ramesh Mendis, Mahesh Thiekshana, Prabhat Jayasuriya and Kisan Rajitha are included.

On the other hand, Salman Ali Agha received the Test cap from former Test cricketer Muhammad Yousuf, the cricketer has been included in the team in place of middle-order batsman Fawad Alam.