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Jan 4, 2014
Earlier, Sri Lanka declared on 480 for five in their second innings to give Pakistan a target of 302 to win the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. Angelo Mathews remained unbeaten on 157 while Prasanna Jayawardene was 63 not out after Sri Lanka resumed at 420 for five.
Junaid Khan finished with three for 93 while Bilawal Bhatti took two for 146. Pakistan have 67 overs to achieve the target or bat out for a draw.
In Karachi, in 1994, Pakistan successfully chased a target of 314 against Australia.
Sri Lanka 204 and 480 for 5 decl. (Angelo Mathews 157*, Dinesh Chandimal 89; Junaid Khan 3 or 93) lead Pakistan 383 (Younis Khan 136, Misbah-ul-Haq 135; Shaminda Eranga 3 for 80) and 20 for no loss (Ahmed Shehzad 12*) by 282 runs.
(With inputs from AFP)
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