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Pakistan were 24/2 at stumps, following by 198 runs, subsequent to bowling out Sri Lanka for 222 in their most memorable innings

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on the first day of the season of the principal Test at Galle International Stadium, here on Saturday. Azhar Ali (3) and captain

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Babar Azam (1) was unbeaten at the wrinkle for Pakistan when the play reached a conclusion on Day 1. Picking to bat first, Sri Lanka

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would have liked to make the most of it with major first innings all out. In any case, the Pakistan bowling assault, driven by Shaheen Afridi, was excessively hot for the hosts.

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 Significant scores were not many and far for Sri Lanka, with Afridi beginning the procedures for the guests by taking the extremely

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the significant wicket of captain Dimuth Karunaratne. Afridi took three additional wickets as Dhananjaya de Silva, Niroshan Dickwella,

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and Mahesh Theekshana, finishing with figures of 4/58. Yasir Shah (2/66) and Hasan Ali (2/23) were likewise hugely noteworthy, as

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Pakistan bowled out Sri Lanka to an unassuming complete of 222. Notwithstanding, it wasn't all pessimism for the Sri Lanka batting division.