Upul tharanga © AFP
Upul tharanga © AFP

 

Aug 14, 2014

 

Upul tharanga completes his half-centruy against Pakistan in the first Test at Colombo. Sri lanka made a solid start to their innings with both the openers stood up to their task. Tharanga has been watchful from the very first ball. He is now at the crease with the veteran Kumar Sangakkara. Catch the Live Scorecard of the 2nd Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at Colombo (SSC) here

Kausal Silva and Upul Tharanga opened the batting for Lanka. Tharanga looked tentative while Silva was solid in defence. The fast bowlers had nothing to extract from the wicket. Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq was forced to bring in Abdur ehman early in the innings.

The spectators have turned up in big numbers to see their legend Mahela Jayawardene playing the final Test of his career. This is Jayawardene’s 149th Test. He needs 94 runs more here to end career with an average of 50.

 

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