Sri Lanka take lead but Pakistan still in command on day four

Angelo matthews is unbeaten on 44 runs at the end of second session on day four AFP

Dubai: Oct 29, 2011

Sri Lanka, trailing by 164 runs from the first innings, were 218-6 in their second knock at tea on the fourth day of the second cricket Test at Dubai Stadium on Saturday.

Angelo Mathews was unbeaten on 44 and Dhammika Prasad was 29 not out as Sri Lanka took a 54-run lead with four wickets in hand.

Pakistan were pressing for a 1-0 lead in the three-Test series after the first match was drawn at Abu Dhabi. (AFP)

Brief Scores: Sri Lanka 239 and 218 for 6 (Kumar Sangakkara 78, Tharanga Paranavitana 72; Angelo Matthews 44*; Saeed Ajmal 2 for 47) lead Pakistan 403 all-out (Azhar Ali 100, Younis Khan 55; Dhammika Prasad 3 for 104, Tillakaratne Dilshan 3 for 57) by 54 runs.

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