Rangana Herath will look to pick up more wickets © AFP


Aug 10, 2014


Resuming at 252 for two, Sri Lanka started off on a poor note losing Mahela Jayawardene for 59. This could as well be Jayawardene’s final innings at Galle as there is only one day of cricket left in this match with the pitch being supportive to the batsmen.


Sri Lanka took a lead of 82 runs in the first essay. Saeed Ajmal was Pakistan’s most successful bowler with five wickets in his kitty. He sent down as many as 59.1 overs, giving away 166 runs. But it was only after the tea break on the fourth day that Ajmal came to party, as Sri Lankan batsmen made merry on the flat deck at the Galle Stadium. Catch Live Streaming of the match at and live action on TenSports.


Pakistan were 4/1 in their second essay at stumps after Sri Lanka declared their first innings at 533 for nine on Day Four  in the opening Test match at Galle. Ahmed Shehzad was batting on one alongwith nightwatchman Saeed Ajmal, who was yet to open his account. Pakistan were trailing by 78 runs. However, the day belonged to Kumar Sangakkara, who smashed his 10th double ton.


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