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Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 1st Test, Day 3 at Galle: Kumar Sangakkara reaches his half century

Kumar Sangakkara is playing solid knock © Getty Images
Kumar Sangakkara is playing solid knock © Getty Images

Aug 8, 2014

Sri Lanka started the morning session of Day 3 of 1st Test vs Pakistan at Galle carefully. Kaushal Silva who was not out on day two reached his half century. Kumar Sangakkara is also batting aggressively. He reached his half century in the 45th over. After playing 123 balls he reached this milestone.

Meanwhile in day two, Younis Khan slammed his 24th century in Test cricket as Pakistan recovered from a shaky start to post a total of at stumps, against Sri Lanka in the opening Test match of their two-match series at Galle on Wednesday. The lower order continued to frustrate the Sri Lankan bowlers later in the day till they posted a big total of 451.

Pakisntani bowlers though bowled some good balls but failed to take any wicket. Specially Saeed Ajmal got some patches from the wicket. Sri Lankan batsmen played and missed few. But the visitors failed to take any wicket.

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