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Live scorecard: Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 1st Test Day 1 at Galle

Pakistan pace attack will be dependent on the talented Junaid Khan  © AFP
Pakistan pace attack will be dependent on the talented Junaid Khan © AFP

Aug 6, 2014

Pakistan and Sri Lanka clash once again after the two teams met in UAE in 2013-14.  This series though will have its own special reason with the Lankan legend Mahela Jayawardene retiring from Tests. The Lankans are coming in to  this series at the back of a 1-0 defeat against South Africa. The positives for them though was the performance of their spinners. Rangana Herath along with Dilruwan Perera. Catch Live scorecard of the match here

The Lankan side is still in its early days under the captaincy of Angelo Mathews. With Jaywardene set to retire a new batsman has emerged on the horizon with keeper-batsman Nirishan Dickwella. On the other hand, the Pakistan batting too is now much experienced with Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan being the only senior pros.

Both teams have a relatively new pace attack but there’s enough experience in the spin department. Saeed Ajmal and Abdur Rehman for Pakistan, Rangana Herath for Sri Lanka.

Catch Live blog of the match here

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