Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here

Home > News >

Live Cricket Score: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 1 at Abu Dhabi

Live Cricket Score: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 1 at Abu Dhabi
Sri Lanka have not played Tests since March this year and have won just one out of their last five matches © AFP

 

Dec 31, 2013

 

Sri Lanka have not played since beating minnows Bangladesh 1-0 in a two-Test series at home in March and their last Test against a major opponent was in January when they played Australia.

 

South Africa failed the challenge when they played Pakistan in October – also their first since February – and lost in Abu Dhabi by seven wickets.

 

However, the Proteas, ranked number one in Tests, went on to level the series 1-1 with a win in the second Test in Dubai.

 

Sri Lanka’s second challenge in the three-Test series will be to thwart wily Saeed Ajmal, and Angelo Mathews showed confidence his team will cope well against the Pakistani off-spinner.

 

Kumar Sangakkara accumulated a mammoth 516 in the three Tests in 2011 and then amassed 490 in three Tests when Sri Lanka beat Pakistan at home last year.

 

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq vowed his team will carry the confidence of a 3-2 one-day series win over Sri Lanka last week.

 

Teams:

 

Pakistan: Khurram Manzoor, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq (c), Asad Shafiq, Adnan Akmal (wk), Bilawal Bhatti, Saeed Ajmal, Rahat Ali, Junaid Khan.

 

Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne, Kaushal Silva, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews (c), Prasanna Jayawardene (wk), Sachithra Senanayake, Rangana Herath, Shaminda Eranga, Suranga Lakmal.

 

Catch live scores and ball-by-ball commentary of the first Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka here

 

Photo Gallery

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 24, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Sharjah

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 25, 2014 (16:00 IST)   at Dubai

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 25, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Dubai

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 26, 2014 (16:00 IST)   at Abu Dhabi

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 26, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Abu Dhabi

More

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 23, 2014  at Dubai

Chennai Super Kings won by 7 runs

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 22, 2014  at Sharjah

Kings XI Punjab won by 72 runs

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 21, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

Chennai Super Kings won by 93 runs

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 20, 2014  at Sharjah

Kings XI Punjab won by 7 wkts

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 19, 2014  at Dubai

Delhi Daredevils won by 4 wkts

Photos

CSK vs DD, IPL 2014 Match 8 at Abu Dhabi

Videos

IPL: Tanmay Mishra talks shows the contents of his kit

Sachin Tendulkar — One of the hardest terms to optimise for any SEO professional

Sachin Tendulkar changed the fortunes of cricket journalists in India

Sachin Tendulkar — the greatest batsman of India

Sachin Tendulkar: A timeless fairytale

Sachin Tendulkar: The child, the father, but sexy? Not quite

Chennai Super Kings Delhi Daredevils Glenn Maxwell India IPL IPL 7 IPL 2014 Kings XI Punjab KXIP vs SRH KXIP vs SRH 2014 MS Dhoni Rajasthan Royals RR vs CSK 2014 Sanju Samson Sunrisers Hyderabad

IPL 2014: Ravindra Jadeja says he enjoyed bowling on a turning track against Rajasthan Royals

Sachin Tendulkar turns 41, celebrating birthday away from cricket field

IPL 2014 set to break all records

Saleem Malik hits out at PCB for not reviewing his life ban

IPL 2014: Ravindra Jadeja says he enjoys bowling after Chennai’s win over Rajasthan

Happy birthday! A bouquet of CricketCountry’s best Sachin Tendulkar features

Sachin Tendulkar – The century of centuries in tweets

Sachin Tendulkar — One of the hardest terms to optimise for any SEO professional

Sachin Tendulkar changed the fortunes of cricket journalists in India

Happy Birthday, Sachin Tendulkar — The lesser known records

Fan of the Day

Suraj Gowda

Suraj Gowda

622 Posts | 7 Fans

Video Highlights: Virat Kohli's 77 during India vs Sri Lanka ICC World T20 2014 final at Dhaka

Courage Beyond Compare – a tale of disabled athletes

Final phase of Lok Sabha Elections begins in Assam

Apple iPhone sales in India grew 55% year-on-year

Sachin Tendulkar – The century of centuries in tweets

Now an ICU in your home — at a much cheaper cost!

Is Cameron Diaz planning holiday for Gwyneth Paltrow?

2014 LS elections: Polling begins in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

Madhya Pradesh votes for Lok Sabha, Assembly polls

Also on cricketcountry.com