Pakistan lose openers early against Sri Lanka on Day 1 of 1st Test at Galle
Sri Lanka made early breakthroughs © Getty Images (File photo)
Aug 6, 2014
Pakistan lost their openers Ahmed Shehzad and Khurram Manzoor early on the opening day of their first Test match against Sri Lanka at Galle on Wednesday. Dhammika Prasad claimed both the wickets.
While Shehzad got a thick inside edge off Prasad on the third ball of the second over in the match, Manzoor was trapped leg-before by the right-arm Sri Lankan pacer as he gave his side early momentum in the day.Pakistan were 20 for two after eight overs with Younis Khan and Azhar Ali at the crease.
Earlier, Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in their first Test match of their two-match series.
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