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Sri Lanka vs Pakistan (TEST)

Match Status- Match Ended, Venue - Galle International Stadium, Galle,1st Test, Date - 22/06/2012, Toss won by - Sri Lanka, Day - 4
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Commentary (Pakistan innings)

The news coming in is that the Lankans might not enforce the follow-on. But we will wait for the official confirmation.

A tremendous effort by the Lankans to bowl Pakistan out for 100. The visitors could add just 52 runs to the overnight score and lost five wickets. Debutant Ayub looked solid at the wicket but couldn't carry on. The spinners did the trick for the Lions as Randiv and Herath finished with four and three wickets respectively. All the five wickets today were picked up by the spinners. There are high chances that Sri Lanka will enforce the follow on. Stay tuned for the afternoon session.

54.3 S Randiv to Gul, OUT! Pakistan bowled out for 100! Loopy on middle, Umar Gul goes for a full blooded slog but ends up getting a top edge. Keeper Prasanna Jayawardene sits under it and pouches it comfortably. Randiv ends up with four wickets. That's Lunch on day 3! 100/10

54.2 S Randiv to Gul, Leans forward and pushes it to the off side. 100/9

54.1 S Randiv to Gul, Stays back for a defense but gets a leading edge to covers. 100/9

53.6 R Herath to Khan, Edged but safe! Goes for a forward defense and gets a thick outside edge past the second slip for a couple. 100/9

Junaid Khan is the last man in.

53.5 R Herath to Ayub, OUT! LBW! Herath gets his third wicket and an important one too, that of set Ayub! Length delivery on middle, goes straight on with the arm. Ayub again presses forward for a defense but misses it. The ball hits his pads and the players appeal. The umpire lifts his finger straightaway. That looked out to the naked eye. 98/9

53.4 R Herath to Ayub, Goes back and pushes it to covers. 98/8

53.3 R Herath to Ayub, Appeal for an LBW! Not out! Length delivery outside off spins away after landing. Ayub goes for a forward prod but misses and is hit on the pads. The players appeal but he umpire says no. Pitching outside leg. 98/8

53.2 R Herath to Ayub, Ayub has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 98/8

53.1 R Herath to Ayub, Lunges forward, shows the full face of the bat and defends it to the off side. 98/8

52.6 S Randiv to Gul, Goes for a flick but misses. The ball hits the pads and lobs to the short leg fielder. 98/8

52.5 S Randiv to Ayub, Flicks it to deep mid-wicket and takes a single. 98/8

52.4 S Randiv to Ayub, Stays in his crease and squirts it into the ground. 97/8

52.3 S Randiv to Ayub, Loopy outside off, helped to covers off the back foot. 97/8

52.2 S Randiv to Ayub, Lunges forward and prods it to the off side. 97/8

52.1 S Randiv to Ayub, Ayub has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 97/8

51.6 R Herath to Gul, Looks to defend but gets an inside edge to fine leg for a couple. 97/8

51.5 R Herath to Gul, This time he gets bat onto it and defends it to the off side. 95/8

51.4 R Herath to Gul, Action replay again! Spins away after landing outside off, Gul presses forward for a defense but is beaten by the movement. 95/8

51.3 R Herath to Gul, Again good delivery! Spins away after landing outside off, Gul misses his forward prod. 95/8

51.2 R Herath to Gul, Beaten! Turns away sharply after landing outside off, Umar Gul goes for a forward prod but misses. 95/8

51.1 R Herath to Ayub, Gets down on one knee and sweeps it to fine leg for a single. 95/8

50.6 S Randiv to Gul, Fullish on middle, clipped away to mid-wicket. 94/8

50.5 S Randiv to Gul, Goes back and punches it to the covers. 94/8

50.4 S Randiv to Gul, Looks to turn it away tot eh leg side but gets hit low on the pads. 94/8

50.3 S Randiv to Gul, DEAD Ball! Spins further away after landing on the leg stump, Gul doesn't offer a shot and the ball misses the keeper and runs away to fine leg. 94/8

50.2 S Randiv to Gul, Stays in his crease and turns it to mid-wicket. 94/8

Umar Gul is the new batsman.

50.1 S Randiv to Rehman, OUT! LBW! Good delivery from Randiv! Good length delivery on middle, goes straight on with the arm. Rehman presses forward for a defense but misses. The players appeal and the umpire lifts his finger. That looked out to the naked eye. 94/8

49.6 R Herath to Ayub, Ayub has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 94/7

49.5 R Herath to Ayub, Outside off, Ayub shoulders his arms to it. 94/7

49.4 R Herath to Rehman, Clips it to mid-wicket and takes a single. 94/7

49.3 R Herath to Rehman, Turns in sharply, Rehman defends it to the off side. There seemed to be a little pad and a stifled appeal but the umpire says no. 93/7

49.2 R Herath to Ayub, Gets down on one knee and sweeps it to deep square leg for a single. 93/7

49.1 R Herath to Ayub, Leans forward and helps it to the off side. 92/7

48.6 S Randiv to Rehman, Beaten! Beauty! Spins away sharply after landing outside off, Rehman goes for half a poke but misses. 92/7

48.5 Randiv to Rehman, Appeal for an LBW! Not out! Goes straight on with the arm after landing outside off, Rehman lunges forward but misses his defense. The players appeal but the umpire says no. Probably missing off! 92/7

48.4 S Randiv to Rehman, Spins away after landing outside off, Rehman leaves it alone. 92/7

48.3 S Randiv to Ayub, Clips it to deep square leg and takes a single. 92/7

48.2 S Randiv to Ayub, Spins back in after landing outside off, Ayub helps it to the short leg fielder. 91/7

48.1 S Randiv to Ayub, Stays back and works it away to the leg side. 91/7

47.6 R Herath to Rehman, Presses forward and defends it back to the bowler. 91/7

47.5 R Herath to Rehman, Comes forward and defends it to the off side. 91/7

47.4 R Herath to Rehman, Looks to turn it away to the leg side but gets an inside edge which goes just past the forward short leg fielder. 91/7

47.3 R Herath to Rehman, Comes forward and defends it to the off side. 91/7

47.2 R Herath to Ayub, Sweeps it to square leg where the fielder makes a half stop and takes a single. 91/7

47.1 R Herath to Ayub, Leans forward and pushes it to covers. 90/7

46.6 S Randiv to Rehman, Rehman has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 90/7

46.5 S Randiv to Rehman, Presses forward in defense but gets a slight leading edge to the off side. 90/7

46.4 S Randiv to Ayub, Ayub pushes it with soft hands to the off side and takes a quick single. 90/7

46.3 S Randiv to Ayub, Well flighted delivery on off, Squirted into the ground by Ayub. 89/7

46.2 S Randiv to Ayub, Length delivery on middle, worked away to the leg side. 89/7

46.1 S Randiv to Ayub, Spins back in after landing on off, Ayub turns it to leg gully. 89/7

Randiv back on.

45.6 R Herath to A Rehman, Defends it to the front foot to the off side. 89/7

45.5 R Herath to Rehman, Comes forward and helps it to covers. 89/7

45.4 R Herath to Ayub, Goes for a sweep but gets a bottom edge to the leg side for a single. 89/7

45.3 R Herath to Ayub, Ayub has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 88/7

45.2 R Herath to Ayub, Presses forward and prod sit to the off side. 88/7

Abdur Rehman is the new batsman.

45.1 Herath to Akmal, RUN OUT! Akmal departs! Absolute foolishness! Akmal sweeps it to fine leg and scampers through for a single. He then takes off for a second, Ayub is not interested but then he shows some interest comes forward but then again goes back as he watches the fielder pounce on the ball. Akmal is half way down the track and then reaches to the striker's end. Kulasekara in the deep throws it to Herath at the bowler's end who whips the bails off and celebrates! Akmal has an altercation with Ayub as he leaves, he was absolutely lived! 88/7

Herath back on.

44.6 N Pradeep to Ayub, Bouncer on middle, Ayub ducks under it successfully. 87/6

44.5 N Pradeep to Ayub, Fullish on middle, turned away to mid on by Ayub. 87/6

44.4 N Pradeep to Ayub, FOUR! cracked! Again a tad short and wide outside off, Ayub gets into position quickly and cuts it powerfully past point for boundary. 87/6

44.3 N Pradeep to Ayub, In the corridor outside off, Ayub lets it go through tot he keeper. He is playing a patient innings so far in his debut. 83/6

44.2 N Pradeep to Ayub, Comes forward and helps it back to the bowler. 83/6

44.1 N Pradeep to M Ayub, FOUR! Spanked! A tad wide outside off, Ayub rocks back and cuts it muscularly past point for a thunderous boundary. 83/6

43.6 S Randiv to Akmal, Defended off the front foot by Akmal presenting the full face of the bat. 79/6

43.5 S Randiv to Akmal, Leans forward and helps it to the leg side. 79/6

43.4 S Randiv to Ayub, Fullish on middle, Ayub sweeps it to fine leg and takes a single. 79/6

43.3 S Randiv to Ayub, Lunges forward and guides it with open face of the bat to gully. 78/6

43.2 S Randiv to Ayub, Stays in his crease and helps it to short leg. 78/6

43.1 S Randiv to Ayub, Fullish outside off, defended to point by Ayub. 78/6

42.6 N Pradeep to Akmal, Fullish outside off, Akmal drives it beautifully but straight to mid off. 78/6

42.5 N Pradeep to Akmal, Bouncer outside off, Akmal sways away from the line to let it go through. 78/6

42.4 N Pradeep to Akmal, Fullish on middle, driven to mid on by Akmal. 78/6

42.3 N Pradeep to Ayub, Clips it off his hips to deep square leg and takes a run. 78/6

42.2 N Pradeep to Ayub, Length delivery on middle, turned away to mid-wicket. 77/6

42.1 N Pradeep to Ayub, Back of a length delivery outside off, Ayub gets on top of the bounce and pats it to point. 77/6

41.6 S Randiv to Akmal, Presses forward and prods it to the off side. 77/6

41.5 S Randiv to Ayub, Turns it away wristily to deep mid-wicket for a single. 77/6

41.4 S Randiv to Ayub, Fullish on the pads, clipped to short fine leg. 76/6

41.3 S Randiv to Ayub, Just past the fielder! Flighted delivery on off, turns and bounces a tad after landing. Ayub lunges forward for a defense but gets an inside edge just past the leg slip to fine leg for a couple. 76/6

41.2 S Randiv to Ayub, Fullish on middle, turned away to mid-wicket by Ayub. 74/6

41.1 S Randiv to Akmal, Loopy outside off, Akmal drives it to mid on and scampers through for a single. 74/6

Suraj Randiv into the attack now.

Drinks break!

40.6 N Pradeep to Ayub, Stays in his crease and defends it back to the bowler. 73/6

40.5 N Pradeep to Ayub, Length delivery outside off, Ayub lunges forward and pushes it to covers. 73/6

40.4 N Pradeep to Ayub, Fullish on middle, Ayub drives it to mid on. 73/6

40.3 N Pradeep to Ayub, Looks for a flick but gets a leading along the ground back to the bowler. 73/6

40.2 N Pradeep to Ayub, Stays on the back foot and dabs it to gully. 73/6

40.1 N Pradeep to Ayub, Comes forward and turns it to the leg side. 73/6

39.6 R Herath to Akmal, Leans forward and pushes it to point to end the over. 73/6

39.5 R Herath to Akmal, Akmal has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 73/6

39.4 R Herath to Akmal, Fullish outside off, Akmal drives it to mid off. 73/6

39.3 R Herath to Akmal, Goes for a forward prod and gets squared up gets a slight leading edge to the off side. 73/6

39.2 R Herath to Akmal, Stays in his crease helps it to the off side. 73/6

39.1 R Herath to Akmal, Pushes it flatter and quicker on a length area on middle, Akmal defends it off the back foot. 73/6

38.6 N Pradeep to Ayub, Length delivery outside off, Ayub leaves it alone to end the over. 73/6

38.5 N Pradeep to Ayub, In the corridor outside off, Ayub shoulders his arms to let it go through. 73/6

38.4 N Pradeep to M Ayub, Leans forward and works it away to mid-wicket. 73/6

38.3 N Pradeep to Ayub, Good length delivery outside off, takes off from the track. Ayub leaves it alone at the last moment. 73/6

38.2 N Pradeep to Ayub, Fullish outside off, Ayub defends it back to the bowler. 73/6

38.1 N Pradeep to Akmal, Good length delivery on middle, Akmal turns it to the leg side and scampers through for a single. 73/6

37.6 R Herath to Ayub, Quicker and flatter outside off, goes straight on with the arm. Ayub leaves it alone. 72/6

37.5 R Herath to Ayub, Comes forward, opens the face of the bat and defends it to point. 72/6

37.4 R Herath to Ayub, Comes forward and pushes a fullish delivery outside off to covers. 72/6

37.3 R Herath to Akmal, Fullish on middle, Akmal flicks it to mid-wicket, doesn't get the timing right and takes a single. 72/6

37.2 R Herath to Akmal, Gets down early on one knee and paddles it to fine leg for a couple. 71/6

37.1 R Herath to Akmal, Fullish on middle, turned away to leg side defensively. 69/6

36.6 N Pradeep to Ayub, Comes forward and pushes it to covers. 69/6

36.5 N Pradeep to Ayub, Good length delivery outside off, takes off from the track. Ayub leaves it alone. 69/6

36.4 N Pradeep to Ayub, Stays back and clips a length delivery on middle to mid-wicket. 69/6

36.3 N Pradeep to Akmal, Clips a good length delivery on the pads to fine leg and takes a single. 69/6

36.2 N Pradeep to Akmal, Stays in his crease and pushes a good length delivery outside off to gully. 68/6

36.1 N Pradeep to Akmal, Nips back in a tad after landing on a good length area on middle, Akmal is hurried into the shot and misses his flick. Gets hit high on the pads. 68/6

Nuwan Pradeep into the attack now.

35.6 R Herath to Ayub, Loopy on middle, Ayub lunges forward and defends it to the off side. 68/6

35.5 R Herath to Akmal, Clips it to the leg side and takes a single. 68/6

35.4 R Herath to Akmal, Goes for a forward defense but gets a leading edge to the off side. 67/6

35.3 R Herath to Ayub, Gets down on one knee and sweeps it to fine leg for a single. 67/6

35.2 R Herath to Ayub, Beaten! Spins away after landing on off, Ayub goes for a forward prod but is beaten by the movement. 66/6

35.1 R Herath to Akmal, Fullish outside off, Akmal goes inside out, drives it wide of mid off and takes a single. 66/6

34.6 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Good length delivery outside off, Ayub presses forward and defends it with full face of the bat. 65/6

34.5 N Kulasekara to Ayub, In the corridor outside off, Ayub lets it go through to the keeper. 65/6

34.4 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Stays in his crease and pushes it defensively to covers. 65/6

34.3 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Leans forward and pushes it to covers. 65/6

34.2 N Kulasekara to Ayub, back of a length delivery outside off, Ayub drops his wrists and sways away from line. 65/6

34.1 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Bouncer outside the leg stump, Ayub lets it go through to the keeper. 65/6

33.6 R Herath to Akmal, Leans forward and defends it to the off side. 65/6

Adnan Akmal is the new batsman.

33.5 Herath to Khan, OUT! LBW! Herath gets the big one! Good length delivery on off, goes straight on with the arm after landing. Younus presses forward for a defense but seems to miss it and gets hit on the pads. The players appeal and the umpire lifts his finger. Younus doesn't want to leave, and yes, he was right! Replays show that there was an inside edge involved! Unlucky Younus! 65/6

33.4 R Herath to Khan, Comes forward and pats it to the leg side. 65/5

33.3 R Herath to Khan, Length delivery outside off, spins away a tad. Younus defends it to the off side. 65/5

33.2 R Herath to Khan, Dances down the track and mistimes his flick past mid-wicket for a couple. 65/5

33.1 R Herath to Khan, Fullish on middle, squirted into the ground by Younus. 63/5

32.6 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Delivers a full toss on off, Ayub drives it straight to mid off. 63/5

32.5 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Beaten! Beauty! Straightens a tad after landing outside off, Ayub goes for half a poke but misses. 63/5

32.4 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Bouncer on middle, Ayub ducks under it successfully. 63/5

32.3 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Rocks back for a cut but gets an inside edge into the ground towards point. 63/5

32.2 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Length delivery outside off, nips back in a tad, Ayub pushes it to covers off the front foot. 63/5

32.1 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Stands tall and goes for a punch through the off side but gets an inside edge to mid-wicket. 63/5

31.6 R Herath to Khan, Quicker and flatter on middle, defended to point by Younus. 63/5

31.5 R Herath to Khan, Comes forward and helps it defensively to silly point. 63/5

31.4 R Herath to Khan, Loopy on middle from wide of the crease, Younus defends it to the off side off the front foot. 63/5

31.3 R Herath to Khan, Defended off the front foot by Younus presenting the full face of the bat. 63/5

31.2 R Herath to Khan, Leans forward for a defense but gets an inside edge tot eh leg side. 63/5

31.1 R Herath to Khan, Quicker and flatter on middle and off, Younus stays back and squirts it into the ground. 63/5

30.6 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Comes forward and defends it to the off side to end the over. 63/5

30.5 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Good mix-up of deliveries from Kulasekara! This one moves away after landing on a length area outside off, Ayub leaves it alone cautiously. 63/5

30.4 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Probing delivery outside off, Kulasekara lets it go through to the keeper. 63/5

30.3 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Goes for a drive off a length delivery outside off, but gets an inside edge onto his pads due to the sharp inward movement. 63/5

30.2 N Kulasekara to Ayub, In the corridor outside off, Ayub lets it go through to the keeper. 63/5

30.1 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Nips back in after landing outside off, Ayub defends it at the last moment. 63/5

29.6 R Herath to Khan, Turns away a tad after landing on off, Younus squirts it into the ground to end the over. 63/5

29.5 R Herath to Khan, Comes forward and again defends it to the off side. 63/5

29.4 R Herath to Khan, Flighted delivery outside off, Younus prods it off the front foot to the off side. 63/5

29.3 R Herath to Khan, Loopy and fullish outside off, defended into the ground by Younus. 63/5

29.2 R Herath to Ayub, Gets down on one knee and sweep sit to fine leg for a single. 63/5

29.1 R Herath to Ayub, Lunges forward and squirt it into the ground. 62/5

28.6 N Kulasekara to Khan, Length delivery outside off, pushed to point by Younus. 62/5

28.5 N Kulasekara to Y Khan, Nips away after landing outside off, Younus stays back for a defense but gets an outside edge to second slip. He played it with soft hands and hence it didn't carry! 62/5

28.4 N Kulasekara to Khan, In the corridor outside off, Younus shoulders his arms to it. 62/5

28.3 N Kulasekara to Khan, Goes back and punches it to covers. 62/5

28.2 N Kulasekara to Khan, Straightens a tad after landing outside off, Younus leans forward for a forward defense but is beaten by the away movement. 62/5

28.1 N Kulasekara to Khan, Length delivery outside off, Younus stays in his crease, opens the face of the bat and guides it to point. 62/5

27.6 R Herath to Ayub, Leans forward and pushes it defensively to covers. 62/5

27.5 R Herath to Ayub, Gets down on one knee and sweeps it to long leg for a couple. 62/5

27.4 R Herath to Ayub, Pushes a fullish delivery outside off to covers. 60/5

27.3 R Herath to Ayub, Loopy outside off, Ayub lunges forward and squirts it into the ground. 60/5

27.2 R Herath to Ayub, No run. 60/5

27.1 Herath to Ayub, Appeal for an LBW! Not out! Goes straight on with the arm after landing on a good length area on middle, Ayub looks to flick but misses. The players appeal for an LBW but the umpire says no. Probably going down leg. 60/5

26.6 N Kulasekara to Khan, Comes forward and pats it to point. 60/5

26.5 N Kulasekara to Khan, Length delivery outside off, Younus comes forward and helps it to covers. 60/5

26.4 N Kulasekara to Khan, Length delivery outside off, Younus defends it to covers off the front foot. 60/5

26.3 N Kulasekara to Khan, Leans on the front foot and pushes it to covers. 60/5

26.2 N Kulasekara to Khan, Jags back in after landing on off, Younus looks to flick but misses. A stifled appeal but the umpire says no. Probably going down leg. 60/5

26.1 N Kulasekara to Khan, FOUR! Well timed! A tad wide outside off, Younus stays back and punches it through covers for a boundary. 60/5

25.6 R Herath to Ayub, Ayub has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 56/5

25.5 R Herath to Ayub, Leans forward for a defense but gets a slight inside edge to the leg side. 56/5

25.4 Herath to Ayub, Goes straight on with the arm after landing on off, Ayub misses his forward prod, the players appeal but the umpire says no. Probably going down leg. 56/5

25.3 R Herath to Ayub, Beauty! Turns away sharply after landing outside off, Ayub goes for a forward prod but misses. 56/5

25.2 R Herath to Ayub, Comes forward and defends it to the off side. 56/5

25.1 R Herath to Ayub, Defended off the front foot by Ayub presenting the full face of the bat. 56/5

Herath to bowl from the City End.

24.6 N Kulasekara to Khan, FOUR! This time he is in control! Nips away a tad after landing outside off, Younus Khan opens the face of the bat and guides it pasts slips to third man for a boundary. 56/5

24.5 N Kulasekara to Khan, Comes forward and defends it to the cover region. 52/5

24.4 N Kulasekara to Y Khan, FOUR! Edgy! Holds its line after landing on a good length area outside off, Younus goes for a drive but gets an outside edge past the slips to third man for a boundary. 52/5

24.3 Kulasekara to Khan, Appeal for an LBW! Not out! Nips back in sharply after landing outside off, Younus leans forward for a defense but gets an inside edge onto his front pad. The players appeal but the umpire knows that it's an inside edge. 48/5

24.2 N Kulasekara to Khan, Length delivery outside off, Younus lets it go through to the keeper. 48/5

24.1 N Kulasekara to Khan, Good length delivery outside off, Younus defends it off the back foot to the off side. 48/5

The players have made their way out to the middle, Younus Khan and Mohammad Ayub are the two batsmen at the crease. Nuwan Kulasekara will start off proceedings for Sri Lanka.

Ayaz Memon tweets, "At 48 for 5, Pak look to be in a lost cause in Test against Lanka unless, of course, Dav Whatmore has taught them an effective rain-dance.."

Pitch - The track looks dry and even and will get a good amount of turn. It's going to be tough for the Pakistani batsmen. A lot of focus and discipline will be required from them.

A splendid effort with the bat by Kumar Sangakkara and some disciplined bowling by the Lankan bowlers lifted the Lions to the top on day 2 of the Test match. Having dominated both first and second days of the match, they are in the driver's seat with Pakistan trailing by 424 runs and just 5 wickets in hand in the first innings. Centuries from Dilshan and Sangakkara made sure that the hosts were propelled to 472. Pacer Kulasekara provided the early breakthroughs and Randiv followed suite with a couple of wickets. The visitors are reeling at 48/5 and with 224 more runs runs required to avoid follow-on, it's going to be a humongous task upfront today. A lot will be expected from Younus Khan and debutant Mohammad Ayub who are at the crease. The Lions, on the other hand, would be looking to wrap up the innings as soon as possible and if possible inflict a follow-on. Expect an intriguing day's play today.

Hello and welcome to the coverage of day 3 of the 1st Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Galle.

That ends a gripping day of Test cricket. Kumar Sangakkara was unfortunate to miss out after remaining stranded on 199. And then Pakistan crumbled while they batted. Nuwan Kulasekara bowled a superb spell first up and then Randiv came up with back-to-back wickets. Only Younus Khan is the only one who has ample experience and he is still batting. Can Pakistan post some sort of challenge tomorrow? Join us then, till then, farewell!

23.6 R Herath to Ayub, Short and spinning away, punched down to mid off. Stumps on day 2. 48/5

23.5 R Herath to Ayub, Ayub has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 48/5

23.4 R Herath to Ayub, Outside off and spinning away, patted away to point. 48/5

23.3 R Herath to Khan, Sweeps it away to long leg for a single. 48/5

23.2 R Herath to Khan, Once again comes down and jams it towards the ground. 47/5

23.1 R Herath to Khan, Gets well forward and blocks it. 47/5

22.6 S Randiv to Khan, On middle, tucked away through mid-wicket now for one to end the over. 47/5

22.5 S Randiv to Ayub, Short delivery, punched away through covers now for one. First run in international cricket for Mohammad Ayub. 46/5

22.4 S Randiv to Ayub, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 45/5

22.3 S Randiv to Ayub, Was there a nick? Short and going on straight after pitching, Ayub pokes but the ball goes past the edge. The entire team is celebrating for the caught behind but the umpire is not interested. And replays confirm there was nothing from the bat. 45/5

22.2 S Randiv to Ayub, Gets sideways to block but gets an inside edge onto his pads. 45/5

22.1 S Randiv to Khan, Very full on off, flicked away for a single. 45/5

Mohammad Ayub, the debutant walks in at number 7.

21.6 R Herath to Shafiq, OUT! Caught behind and Pakistan are losing the plot before stumps here. Bowls it on middle and off and it spins away after landing, Shafiq pokes his bat out but gets a faint edge behind. Prasanna Jayawardene takes a fine catch and Shafiq has to go. 44/5

21.5 R Herath to Shafiq, Thrusts himself forward and pushes it towards point. 44/4

21.4 R Herath to A Shafiq, This one turns away after landing on off, Shafiq uses soft hands and hence the outside edge carries short of second slip. 44/4

21.3 R Herath to Shafiq, Bowls it quick outside off, front foot defense from Shafiq. 44/4

21.2 R Herath to Khan, Sweeps this one away to deep square leg for a single. 44/4

21.1 R Herath to Khan, Gets out and blocks it back towards the bowler. 43/4

20.6 S Randiv to Shafiq, Drops it in front of the short leg fielder to end an excellent over from Ajmal. 43/4

20.5 S Randiv to Shafiq, Bowls it outside off, Shafiq, without any half-measures, drives it down to mid off. No hat-trick again. 43/4

Asad Shafiq walks in. Suraj Randiv is on a hat-trick!

20.4 S Randiv to S Ajmal, OUT! Two in two but was there an edge? Does not seem though from the replays. Off-spinner outside off, Ajmal thrusts forward to dab but the ball turns in and goes off the pads. Lobs up to Paranavitana at short leg. Huge appeal and it is given after a long, long time. 43/4

Saeed Ajmal, the night-watchman walks in at number 5.

20.3 Randiv to Hafeez, OUT! As plumb as anything can get and Hafeez departs in the dying minutes before stumps. This one straightens after pitching and Hafeez is caught napping on the back foot. It was dead plumb but the umpire took a long time before giving it in the fielding side's favour. 43/3

20.2 S Randiv to Hafeez, Superb anticipation. Hafeez goes to sweep that one, Jayawardena from first slip, goes running on the leg side, past the keeper to collect that but drops it. Was there an edge though? 43/2

20.1 S Randiv to Khan, Khan works it down the leg side. One run added to the total. 43/2

19.6 R Herath to Hafeez, Hafeez shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 42/2

19.5 R Herath to Hafeez, Superb delivery. After some straight deliveries, this one spins away from the right-hander, who is clearly beaten by the turn. 42/2

19.4 R Herath to Khan, Khan plays a sweep shot. The batsmen have run through for a single. 42/2

19.3 R Herath to Khan, Khan has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 41/2

19.2 Herath to Hafeez, DROPPED! A fuller length delivery, Hafeez gets down and smacks it off the toe end of the bat down the ground. Herath gets both hands to it but puts it down It was a powerfully struck shot. 41/2

19.1 R Herath to Khan, Khan has flicked the ball off his pads. The batsmen have run through for a single. 40/2

18.6 S Randiv to Khan, Khan works it down the leg side. They pick up a single. 39/2

18.5 S Randiv to Khan, Loopy outside off, Younus squirts it down to short leg. 38/2

18.4 S Randiv to Khan, Gets his front foot stride on the off side and jams it down. 38/2

18.3 S Randiv to Khan, Khan shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 38/2

18.2 S Randiv to Khan, Slanting down the leg side, tucked away towards square leg. 38/2

18.1 S Randiv to Khan, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 38/2

It's gone more dark now. But the umpires haven't called anything so far. The maximum time till when play can go on is 1745 IST.

Suraj Randiv into the attack now.

17.6 R Herath to Hafeez, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 38/2

17.5 R Herath to Hafeez, Short and keeping low, Hafeez punches it back to Herath. 38/2

17.4 R Herath to Hafeez, Hafeez has driven it straight down the ground. 38/2

17.3 R Herath to Khan, Leg bye. Slanting down the leg side, Khan gets it off the pads through square leg. 38/2

17.2 R Herath to Khan, Turns it away with the spin on the leg side. 37/2

17.1 R Herath to Khan, Huge shout for LBW! Arm ball skidding on, Khan thrusts forward to push that but gets hit on the pads. The loud shout is turned down. Replays show that the IMPACT was just outside off. What an excellent decision from the umpire in the end. 37/2

16.6 A Mathews to Hafeez, Fuller in length, pushed away towards point to end the maiden over from Mathews. 37/2

16.5 A Mathews to Hafeez, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 37/2

16.4 A Mathews to Hafeez, Bowls full again outside off, front foot defense from Hafeez. 37/2

16.3 A Mathews to Hafeez, Full and wide outside off, left alone. 37/2

16.2 A Mathews to Hafeez, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 37/2

It has gone really overcast out here. The ground-staff are ready, just in case.

16.1 A Mathews to Hafeez, Wide outside off, left alone. 37/2

15.6 R Herath to Khan, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 37/2

15.5 R Herath to Khan, Khan has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 37/2

15.4 R Herath to Khan, On the stumps again, defended back. 37/2

15.3 R Herath to Khan, Bowls slower through the air on the stumps, forward defense by Younus. 37/2

15.2 R Herath to Khan, Gets well forward and dabs it away to short leg. 37/2

15.1 R Herath to Khan, The slider outside off, skidding through, Younus went for the cut but the ball whizzed past his blade and the off stump as well. 37/2

14.6 A Mathews to Hafeez, Back of a length delivery on the stumps, blocked back towards the bowler to end the over. 37/2

14.5 A Mathews to M Hafeez, Short of a length, defends it nicely. 37/2

14.4 A Mathews to Hafeez, Goes on the back foot and punches it away on the off side. 37/2

14.3 A Mathews to Hafeez, Fullish delivery, 123.8 kph, driven towards cover. 37/2

14.2 A Mathews to Hafeez, Defends it off the front foot. 37/2

14.1 A Mathews to Hafeez, Wide outside off, left alone. 37/2

Angelo Mathews into the attack.

13.6 R Herath to Khan, Khan has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 37/2

13.5 R Herath to Khan, Goes across and sweeps it nicely over square leg for a couple of runs. 37/2

13.4 R Herath to Khan, Plants his front foot out and pushes it towards cover. 35/2

13.3 R Herath to Khan, Slanting on off stump, Younus gets an inside edge through square leg. 35/2

13.2 R Herath to Khan, Khan has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 35/2

13.1 R Herath to Khan, Pushes this away towards point. 35/2

12.6 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Hafeez defends it from within the crease. 35/2

12.5 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Hafeez lets the ball go outside his off stump. 35/2

12.4 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Hafeez has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 35/2

12.3 N Kulasekara to M Hafeez, FOUR! Pulled away! Short of a length at 131 kph, Hafeez wheels and pulls it nicely through mid-wicket for a boundary. 35/2

12.2 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Hafeez shoulders arms to let that one through. 31/2

12.2 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, WIDE! Bowls a short of a length delivery, goes way over Hafeez's head and the umpire gives the signal. 31/2

12.1 N Kulasekara to Khan, Good length on the pads, worked away on the leg side for one. 30/2

11.6 R Herath to Khan, Unveils a good-looking sweep but goes straight to long leg for a single to end the over. 29/2

11.5 R Herath to Hafeez, Slanting down the leg side, tickled away off the pads for a single down to fine leg. 28/2

11.4 R Herath to Hafeez, Hafeez has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 27/2

11.3 R Herath to Hafeez, Fuller outside off, pushed away through covers. 27/2

11.2 R Herath to Hafeez, Goes to work that away and gets an inside edge onto his pads. 27/2

11.1 R Herath to Hafeez, Shout for LBW! The arm ball going on straight at 78.8 kph, Hafeez thrusts forward but gets hit on the pads. Appeal for LBW is turned down. Maybe sliding down. 27/2

Drinks break.

10.6 N Kulasekara to Khan, Outside off at 126.9 kph, left alone to end the over. 27/2

10.5 N Kulasekara to Khan, Wide outside off, left alone. 27/2

10.4 N Kulasekara to Khan, Wide outside off, pushed away towards point. 27/2

10.3 N Kulasekara to Khan, Khan has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 27/2

10.2 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Pushes it towards point for a single. 27/2

10.1 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, FOUR! Up and over! Short and wide outside off, Hafeez rocks back and crashes it just over point to fetch himself a boundary. 26/2

9.6 R Herath to Khan, Pushes this away towards cover. 22/2

9.5 R Herath to Khan, Gets behind the line and squirts it away towards point. 22/2

9.4 R Herath to Khan, Fuller, driven down to mid off. 22/2

9.3 R Herath to Khan, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 22/2

9.2 R Herath to Khan, Comes on the front foot and just blocks it. 22/2

9.1 R Herath to Khan, Khan has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 22/2

Spin for the first time. Rangana Herath into the attack.

8.6 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Hafeez lets the ball go outside his off stump. 22/2

8.5 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Well outside off, left alone. 22/2

8.4 N Kulasekara to Khan, Short of a length on the body, pulled away down to fine leg for one. 22/2

8.3 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Fullish on off, Hafeez dabs it in front of covers and sets off for a quick single. 21/2

8.2 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Fullish length outside off, driven back towards the bowler. 20/2

8.1 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Stays back on the back foot and punches it on the off side. 20/2

7.6 N Pradeep to Khan, Fullish length, patted down back towards the bowler. 20/2

7.5 N Pradeep to Hafeez, Too straight in lines on the stumps, easily flicked away behind square through fine leg for a single. 20/2

7.4 N Pradeep to Hafeez, Short of a length outside off, Hafeez punches it away on the off side. 19/2

7.3 N Pradeep to Khan, Good length outside off, pushed away through point now for a single. 19/2

7.2 N Pradeep to Khan, Outside off, left alone. 18/2

7.1 N Pradeep to Khan, Bowls it down the leg side this time. Khan aims to flick but it goes off the pads. Jayawardene with a good take and they appeal unsuccessfully for a caught behind. 18/2

6.6 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Angles it down the leg side, tucked down to mid on. 18/2

6.5 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Fuller length outside off, patted down in front of mid off. 18/2

6.4 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Stays back inside the crease and defends it. 18/2

6.3 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Gets behind the line of the ball and defends it. 18/2

6.2 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Dabs it away to point. 18/2

6.1 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Fuller length on middle, tucked away on the leg side. 18/2

5.6 N Pradeep to Khan, Wide outside off, left alone. 18/2

5.5 N Pradeep to Khan, Stays inside the crease and pats it down, looks for one which is not available. 18/2

5.4 N Pradeep to Khan, Fullish length, tucked away on the leg side. 18/2

5.3 N Pradeep to Khan, Short of a length on off, Khan blocks it solidly. 18/2

5.2 N Pradeep to Khan, Khan chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump. 18/2

5.1 N Pradeep to Khan, Fullish outside off, left alone by Khan. 18/2

4.6 N Kulasekara to Khan, Gets forward and pushes it through covers now for one. 18/2

4.5 N Kulasekara to Khan, Fuller and cutting back in, but well outside off as Younus allows it through. 17/2

4.4 N Kulasekara to Khan, Fullish length outside off, Khan plays it away safely through covers. HAT-TRICK averted. 17/2

Younus Khan walks in at number 4 to face the HAT-TRICK delivery.

4.3 N Kulasekara to Ali, OUT! It's all happening out here! Two in two now. Kulasekara bowls a length delivery, nipping away a bit, Azhar Ali sticks his bat out but ends up gifting a nick behind the wicket. Prasanna Jayawardene makes no mistake. 17/2

Azhar Ali walks in at number 3.

4.2 N Kulasekara to Umar, OUT! Umar offers no stroke and he is gone LBW! Good length delivery on the stumps, straightening after pitching, Umar thought it be swinging away so thrust his pad forward. The ball strikes him squarely high on the pads and Kulasekara's appeal is given in his favour by the umpire. 17/1

4.1 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Good length delivery on the stumps, patted down the ground through mid on for run. 17/0

3.6 N Pradeep to Umar, Left alone outside the off stump to end the over. 16/0

3.5 N Pradeep to T Umar, FOUR! Cracking shot! Half-volley length outside off, Umar cover-drives his shot right through the gap. No stopping such shots. 16/0

3.4 N Pradeep to Umar, Good length outside off, Umar pokes at that but the ball just shapes away to beat his blade. 12/0

3.3 N Pradeep to Hafeez, Full down the leg side, strikes Hafeez on the pads as he fails to flick it and they take the leg bye. 12/0

3.2 N Pradeep to Hafeez, Full down the leg side, strikes Hafeez on the pads as he fails to flick it. 11/0

3.1 N Pradeep to Hafeez, Short of a length outside off, Hafeez goes back and slaps it through point for a couple of runs. 11/0

2.6 N Kulasekara to Umar, Fullish length, on off, Umar gets an inside edge through square leg. 9/0

2.5 N Kulasekara to Umar, Umar chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump. 9/0

2.4 N Kulasekara to Umar, On off and going on with the angle, left alone. 9/0

2.3 N Kulasekara to Umar, Good length delivery on off, patted down the ground. 9/0

2.2 N Kulasekara to Umar, Gets behind the line of the ball and defends it. 9/0

2.1 N Kulasekara to Umar, Length and swinging away, left alone. 9/0

1.6 N Pradeep to M Hafeez, FOUR! Off the edge! Bowls a length delivery outside off, Hafeez goes after that with soft hands and the outside edge runs past gully for a boundary. 9/0

1.5 N Pradeep to Umar, Bowls length again, Umar squirts it away off the edge towards the slip cordon. One run. 5/0

1.4 N Pradeep to Umar, FOUR! First boundary. Good length delivery outside off, Umar runs that one through third man for a boundary. 4/0

1.3 N Pradeep to Umar, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 0/0

1.2 N Pradeep to Umar, Good length delivery outside off, left alone. 0/0

1.1 N Pradeep to Umar, Wide outside off, Umar lets it through. 0/0

Nuwan Pradeep will share the attack from the other end.

0.6 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Full and wide outside off, left alone. 0/0

0.5 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Good length delivery, Hafeez allows it through. 0/0

0.4 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Another leave outside the off stump. 0/0

0.3 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Wide outside off, Hafeez watches it and then allows it through. 0/0

0.2 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Bowls short of a length, Hafeez ends up poking inside the line to get beaten. 0/0

0.1 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Bowls a length delivery, Hafeez pats it down. 0/0

Commentary (Sri Lanka innings)

Sri Lanka posted their highest Test score against Pakistan. Kumar Sangakkara thought he got to his double hundred but he was one run short. The last man, Pradeep fell and Kumar Sangakkara was left not out on 199. Can Sri Lanka sneak in some early breakthroughs with the ball? Stay with us.

153.2 M Hafeez to N Pradeep, OUT! He has cleaned Pradeep up and Sangakkara is left stranded on 199, not out! The off-spinner, turns in just a bit, Pradeep ended up with a defensive shot but the ball sneaks in through to crack his off stump. Sangakkara looks stumped. 472/10

153.1 M Hafeez to Pradeep, Flighted on the stumps, tucked away on the leg side. 472/9

152.6 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Dabs this away towards point, wanted one but there was none. 472/9

152.5 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, SIX! He is celebrating for a century, but is it though? No, the dressing room were applauding him but then Jayawardena from there, signals to him. First things first. Length delivery and Sangakkara sits down to smack it high over mid-wicket. It went miles into the stands and Sangakkara started celebrating, only to realize later that he is short of one run. 472/9

152.4 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Gets to the pitch of the ball and smacks it down the ground. Long on comes across and keeps it down to two runs. 466/9

152.3 S Ajmal to K Sangakkara, Fuller, driven through mid on. 466/9

152.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 466/9

152.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Pushes this one away to cover. 466/9

151.6 M Hafeez to Pradeep, Glances it fine on the leg side. 466/9

151.5 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Tough chance! Sangakkara goes swinging at that one but fails to hit it cleanly. Goes off the top edge and it skies in the air towards mid on. Hafeez was the man running back for a catch but in the end technically, he DROPPED it. Tough chance and a good attempt from the skipper. 466/9

151.4 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Kumar rocks onto the backfoot and punches the ball on the off side. 465/9

151.3 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Very wide outside off, Sangakkara goes after that one but misses out. 465/9

151.2 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Pushes it in the gap through covers. 465/9

151.1 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Punches it down to long on. 465/9

150.6 S Ajmal to Pradeep, Lets that one go through outside his off stump. 465/9

150.5 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Fuller outside off, steered away through point now for a single. 465/9

150.4 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Whips that 0ne away on the leg side. 464/9

150.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Fuller length, driven away in the deep at covers. No run. 464/9

150.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 464/9

150.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Gets down and pushes it to cover. 464/9

149.6 M Hafeez to Pradeep, Was there a nick? All the Pakistanis think so. Pradeep pokes at a straight delivery outside off and Akmal snaps it quickly. Everyone go huge on the appeal but the umpire is unmoved. Oh my, there was a HUGE outside edge. Umpire Steve Davis did not think so though. 464/9

149.5 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Pushed to the cover region by the batsman. One run added to the total. 464/9

149.4 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Gets across and lap sweeps it nicely over the leg side for a couple of runs. 463/9

149.3 M Hafeez to K Sangakkara, Floated up, driven through covers now for a couple. 461/9

149.2 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, FOUR! Excellent. Uses his feet to perfection and sweeps it cleanly through square leg. It reaches the fence in a flash. 459/9

Nuwan Pradeep walks in.

149.1 Hafeez to Herath, OUT! Herath is gone. Sangakkara drives this one through mid off and sets off for a couple. Herath is slow in coming back and the throw comes in at the striker's end. The bails are whipped off from Gul's throw. Third umpire is called into action and it shows that Herath was short. 455/9

148.6 S Ajmal to Herath, Goes to work that away and finds the man at square leg. 454/8

148.5 S Ajmal to Herath, Gets beaten by playing inside the line of the ball. 454/8

148.4 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Pushes this past point for a single. 454/8

148.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Gets down and defends it very nicely. 453/8

148.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 453/8

148.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Sangakkara has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 453/8

Saeed Ajmal into the attack now.

147.6 M Hafeez to Herath, Another back foot defense to end the over. 453/8

147.5 M Hafeez to Herath, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 453/8

147.4 M Hafeez to Herath, Spinning outside off, Herath allows it through. 453/8

147.3 M Hafeez to Herath, Goes to work that away but gets beaten by it. 453/8

147.2 M Hafeez to Herath, Quicker arm ball, Herath blocks it well. 453/8

147.1 M Hafeez to Herath, Quicker one, Herath pats it down. 453/8

146.6 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Thrusts forward and pushes it to cover to end the over. 453/8

146.5 A Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR BYES! Unfortunate there. Sangakkara once again takes a charge down the track, it spins down and the keeper could not do anything as his vision was blocked. Runs down fine to the fence for a boundary. 453/8

146.4 A Rehman to Sangakkara, SIX! That's the first for him today! Gets down the track handsomely and lofts it cleanly over long on for a biggie. Seems to be in a hurry now to get to his 200. 449/8

146.3 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Tickled away to deep square leg now. 443/8

146.2 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Played away through mid-wicket. 443/8

146.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Gets to the pitch of the ball and flicks it away to square leg. 443/8

145.6 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Gets down the track and bunts it through mid off for one. 443/8

145.5 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Stumping chance! Flighted well outside off, Sangakkara gets across to sweep but misses. There is an appeal for stumping but the replays show that Sangakkara's back foot was well inside the crease. 442/8

145.4 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Short and spinning away, Sangakkara pushes it to cover. 442/8

145.3 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Stays on the back foot and defends it. 442/8

145.2 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Flatter, driven down through mid off. 442/8

145.1 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Floated up, driven down through mid off. 442/8

144.6 A Rehman to Herath, Another back foot defense to end the over. 442/8

144.5 A Rehman to Herath, Defended off the back foot by the batsman. 442/8

144.4 A Rehman to K Sangakkara, Flatter, driven through mid on for just a single. 442/8

144.3 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Gets on the front foot and defends it. 441/8

144.2 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Sangakkara has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 441/8

144.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Stays back and defends it. 441/8

143.6 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Run out appeal! Sangakkara slashes it away to short third man. The throw comes in from the fielder and Akmal takes the bails off. There is an appeal but the square leg umpire does not give it. 441/8

143.5 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Short and spinning away, Sangakkara goes out and dabs it away to cover. 440/8

143.4 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Bowls short, cut away to the man at point. 440/8

143.3 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Lets that pass through to the keeper. 440/8

143.2 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Short and punched away to sweeper cover. Again Sangakkara does not take the single. 440/8

143.1 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Loops it up on off, driven down to long off and does not take the single. 440/8

142.6 A Rehman to Herath, Flatter delivery, tucked straight to short fine leg. 440/8

142.5 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Short on middle, flicked away this time through square leg for one. 440/8

142.4 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Sangakkara has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 439/8

142.3 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Bowls on middle stump, tucked away on the leg side and finds the fielder. 439/8

142.2 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Flicks this away on the leg side. 439/8

142.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Gets down on his front foot and defends it. 439/8

141.6 M Hafeez to Herath, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 439/8

We are back. Hafeez to bowl the last ball. Rangana Herath is the one who replaces Nuwan Kulasekara.

That will also be Tea on day 2. 139 runs have come so far in this two sessions and it's been a really slow batting effort. Kumar Sangakkara is still holding fort at one end and he will look for some company to reach to his 200. Join us in some time.

141.5 M Hafeez to N Kulasekara, OUT! Kulasekara departs now for 0. Hafeez bowls it on the stumps, Kulasekara thrusts forward to poke but gets a faint bat on that. Ayub takes the catch at short leg and Hafeez gets one more. That's his FIRST catch in international cricket. 439/8

2000 TEST RUNS for Kumar Sangakkara against Pakistan!

141.4 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Short of a length, punched away to long off for a single. 439/7

141.3 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Kumar chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump. 438/7

141.2 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Flighted outside off, driven wide off point. 438/7

141.1 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Sangakkara has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 438/7

140.6 A Rehman to Kulasekara, Spins away outside off, Kulasekara has his bat inside the line of the ball. 438/7

140.5 A Rehman to Kulasekara, Driven towards extra cover this time. 438/7

140.4 A Rehman to Kulasekara, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 438/7

Nuwan Kulasekara walks in at number 9.

140.3 Rehman to Randiv, OUT! Simple return catch. Rehman floats it up on off at 80.7 kph, Randiv plays his shot a little too early and the ball pops up back to Rehman who takes it and releases the ball within a flash. First wicket for Rehman in this Test. 438/7

140.2 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Punched away wide of long on for a single now. 438/6

140.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Short and angling down, goes off Sangakkara's pads down to short fine leg. 437/6

139.6 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Flighted up, driven through covers now for one to retain the strike in the next over. 437/6

139.5 M Hafeez to Randiv, Makes some room and flicks it away towards mid-wicket for a quick single. 436/6

139.4 M Hafeez to Randiv, Comes around the wicket and bowls outside off, punched back towards Hafeez. 435/6

139.3 M Hafeez to Randiv, Flighted delivery, dabbed down through covers. 435/6

139.2 M Hafeez to Randiv, Randiv has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 435/6

139.1 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Short delivery, cracked through covers. Man in the deep so just a single. 435/6

138.6 A Rehman to K Sangakkara, Taps this wide off mid on to take a run to end the over. 434/6

138.5 A Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR! Superb shot. Flighted up, Sangakkara strides down, bents his knee and unveils a cracking cover-drive to pierce the gap. 433/6

138.4 A Rehman to Randiv, Gets across and sweeps it down to fine leg to take a run. 429/6

138.3 A Rehman to Randiv, Bowls slow, defended well by Randiv. 428/6

138.2 A Rehman to Randiv, Randiv has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 428/6

138.1 A Rehman to Randiv, Gets forward and pushes it towards cover. 428/6

137.6 M Hafeez to Randiv, Drifting down, 85.9 kph, flicked in the gap through mid-wicket for one to end the over. 428/6

137.5 M Hafeez to Randiv, Flicks it away to mid-wicket. 427/6

137.4 M Hafeez to Randiv, Slow and loopy, defense shown by Randiv. 427/6

137.3 M Hafeez to Randiv, Goes to flcik it across the line but gets a leading edge towards point. 427/6

137.2 M Hafeez to Randiv, Floats it up, spins in just enough to beat Randiv, who had his bat inside the line of the ball. 427/6

137.1 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Fullish length, tucked away through mid-wicket now for a single. 427/6

136.6 A Rehman to Randiv, Randiv has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 426/6

136.5 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Width offered, short and spinning in at 82 kph, Sangakkara rocks back and forth to crack it through covers. The fielder pushes it back inside the ropes to save a run. 426/6

136.4 A Rehman to Randiv, On middle, Randiv squirts it away through square leg for one. 423/6

136.3 Rehman to Randiv, Gets across to sweep it but gets struck on the pads. Appeal for LBW but he had come outside the line of the stumps. Replays show it was very close. Good decision by the umpire in the end. 422/6

136.2 A Rehman to Randiv, Bowls slow and full, front foot defense. 422/6

136.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Flighted outside off, spins in and Sangakkara gets an inside edge through square leg for a run. 422/6

Abdur Rehman comes into the attack.

135.6 M Hafeez to S Randiv, Fullish outside off, driven to mid off. 421/6

135.5 M Hafeez to Randiv, Randiv has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 421/6

135.4 M Hafeez to Randiv, Short and turning, patted in front of mid on. 421/6

135.3 M Hafeez to Randiv, Randiv has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 421/6

135.2 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Flatter down the leg side, goes off Sangakkara's pads on the leg side for a leg bye. 421/6

135.1 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Spinning away, left alone. 420/6

134.6 J Khan to Randiv, Randiv chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump to end the over. 420/6

134.5 J Khan to Randiv, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 420/6

134.4 J Khan to Randiv, Good length delivery outside off at 131.7 kph, punched in front of cover. 420/6

134.3 J Khan to Randiv, Another back of a length delivery, patted down safely. 420/6

134.2 J Khan to S Randiv, FOUR! Edged and safe! Short of a length delivery, Randiv squirts it down with soft hands and the ball lands short of Azhar Ali at gully to beat him to the fence. 420/6

134.1 J Khan to Sangakkara, Short outside off, 127.5 kph, slashed away wide off point for one. 416/6

133.6 M Hafeez to Randiv, Flighted outside off, Randiv keeps his bat inside the line at the last minute. End of a wicket-taking over from Hafeez. 415/6

Suraj Randiv walks out to bat at number 8.

133.5 M Hafeez to J'dene, OUT! Edged and taken! Beautifully drifting away outside off, Jayawardene goes fetching out with a drive but gets a faint nick behind the wicket. Adnan Akmal with a good take and Hafeez has struck now after the first five wickets went to Saeed Ajmal. 415/6

133.4 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Sangakkara works it down the leg side. One run added to the total. 415/5

133.3 M Hafeez to J'dene, Another well executed sweep, this time straight to deep square leg for one. 414/5

133.2 M Hafeez to J'dene, Gets across to the off side and sweeps it fine wide of wide deep square leg for a couple of runs. 413/5

133.1 M Hafeez to J'dene, This one is outside off and spinning away, Jayawardene flashes outside the line to get beaten. 411/5

The rains have eased off and the players are back on the field. It looks bright and sunny as of now.

The covers are on. The groundsmen are doing the job of covering the entire square. It is not raining heavily and it might be just a passing shower. Stay with us for updates.

Along with the drinks break, there is a slight drizzle in the ground. The huge black clouds finally hover above the ground after lurking around the corner for a while.

132.6 J Khan to Sangakkara, Sangakkara has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 411/5

132.5 J Khan to Sangakkara, Bowls full, 132 kph, driven towards cover. Dot ball. 411/5

132.4 J Khan to P J'dene, Cut away on the off side for a single. 411/5

132.3 J Khan to J'dene, Fullish length outside off, driven to cover. 410/5

132.2 J Khan to J'dene, Short of a length delivery, does not bounce enough as Jayawardene ducks under it. Goes on a couple of bounces to the keeper. 410/5

132.1 J Khan to Sangakkara, Drifting full down the pads at 133 kph, tucked away through mid-wicket now for one. 410/5

131.6 S Ajmal to J'dene, FOUR! That is sweet timing. Ajmal floats it up outside off, Jayawardene plays a crisp cover-drive to get a boundary. 409/5

131.5 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Punches it away on the off side to take a single. 405/5

131.4 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Short and spinning away, a nudge past mid-wicket for a couple of runs. 404/5

131.3 S Ajmal to J'dene, Drifting on the middle stump, easily flicked away for one through mid-wicket. 402/5

131.2 S Ajmal to J'dene, Down the leg side, tucked away towards square leg. 401/5

131.1 S Ajmal to J'dene, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 401/5

130.6 J Khan to Sangakkara, Sangakkara has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 401/5

130.5 J Khan to J'dene, Flicks this one away to mid-wicket to take a run. The umpire signals a WARNING for Junaid Khan for running on the pitch. 401/5

130.4 J Khan to J'dene, Full outside off, left alone. 400/5

15th 150 in Tests for Kumar Sangakkara!

130.3 J Khan to Sangakkara, Plays this one away to mid-wicket and gets to his 150! Raises his bat in acknowledgement to the dressing room. 400 up for Sri Lanka. 400/5

130.2 J Khan to Sangakkara, Fuller length at 131.8 kph, driven straight back. 399/5

130.1 J Khan to J'dene, Pushes this to point and takes one. 399/5

129.6 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Plays it away to point for one. There is a shy at the striker's end and they take the overthrow. 398/5

129.5 S Ajmal to J'dene, Bowls quicker outside off, Jayawardene squirts it away down to short third man to take a run. 396/5

129.4 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Length and turning away, punched away to sweeper cover for one. 395/5

129.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Fuller length, driven away towards cover. 394/5

129.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Short and spinning away, punched away to cover. 394/5

129.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Full outside off and spinning away, left alone. 394/5

128.6 J Khan to K Sangakkara, Fuller length outside off at 132.4 kph, Sangakkara gets an inside edge towards square leg for just one. 394/5

128.5 J Khan to Sangakkara, Another leave outside the off stump. 393/5

128.4 J Khan to Sangakkara, Fullish length, outside off, left alone. 393/5

128.3 J Khan to Sangakkara, Sangakkara has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 393/5

128.2 J Khan to J'dene, Short of a length outside off, Jayawardene goes across and pulls it fiercely but straight to Azhar Ali at deep square leg for one. 393/5

128.1 J Khan to J'dene, Fuller length, pushed away towards cover. 392/5

127.6 S Ajmal to J'dene, Length delivery outside off, dabbed away past point for the fourth consecutive single to end the over. 392/5

127.5 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Nicely floated up again, 73.8 kph, driven nicely through mid off. Another run. 391/5

127.4 S Ajmal to P J'dene, Flighted outside off, driven away wide of mid off for just one. 390/5

127.3 S Ajmal to K Sangakkara, Driven towards the mid off region. The batsmen have run through for a single. 389/5

127.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Flighted, blocked away off the front foot. 388/5

127.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Stays back and defends it off the back foot. 388/5

126.6 J Khan to J'dene, Fuller length, defended down off the front foot to end the over. 388/5

126.5 J Khan to J'dene, Jayawardene has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 388/5

126.4 J Khan to J'dene, Goes to work it away but gets an inside edge onto the pads. 388/5

126.3 J Khan to J'dene, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 388/5

126.2 J Khan to Sangakkara, Short of a length on the body, easily nudged down towards mid on for one. 388/5

126.1 J Khan to K Sangakkara, Bowls full outside off at 127.9 kph, Sangakkara drives it aerially and it lands short of the fielder at cover. 387/5

Junaid Khan into the attack.

125.6 S Ajmal to J'dene, Short again, turning in, Jayawardena gets hit on the pads but outside the leg stump line. 387/5

125.5 S Ajmal to P J'dene, Short and sliding straight, Jayawardena gets a safe outside edge towards short third man. 387/5

125.4 S Ajmal to J'dene, Plays it away towards point this time. 387/5

125.3 S Ajmal to J'dene, Slow and loopy, patted down defensively on the off side. 387/5

125.2 S Ajmal to J'dene, Flicks it away but finds the man on the leg side. 387/5

125.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Drifting down the leg side, tucked away to square leg for one. 387/5

124.6 U Gul to Sangakkara, Rocks back in the crease and punches it through point for a single to end the over. 386/5

124.5 U Gul to Sangakkara, Short of a length, cut away to point. 385/5

124.4 U Gul to Sangakkara, Bowls the yorker this time, outside off, Sangakkara digs it away. 385/5

124.3 U Gul to Sangakkara, Half-volley length outside off, driven down to mid off. 385/5

124.2 U Gul to Sangakkara, Action replay of the last ball. 385/5

124.1 U Gul to Sangakkara, Full outside off, left alone. 385/5

123.6 S Ajmal to J'dene, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 385/5

50 stand up!

123.5 S Ajmal to P J'dene, FOUR! Misfield. Flighted delivery outside off, Jayawardene drives this wide of mid off. Junaid Khan gets to it but allows it through and the ball meets the fence. 385/5

123.4 S Ajmal to J'dene, Jayawardene has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 381/5

123.3 S Ajmal to J'dene, Shout for LBW. Outside off and turning in, Jayawardene gets outside the stump line to sweep and misses. Impact outside off. 381/5

123.2 S Ajmal to J'dene, The doosra outside off, Jayawardene gets the outside edge which rolls down to third man for a couple. 381/5

123.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Generously tossed up outside off, Sangakkara drives against the spin to get a single through mid off. 379/5

122.6 U Gul to J'dene, FOUR! Nicely done. Fuller down the leg side from Gul, the slower one, 119.7 kph, Jayawardene shifts across and nudges it fine down the leg side to pick a boundary. 378/5

122.5 U Gul to J'dene, Bowls a fuller length at 136.7 kph, driven down to mid on. 374/5

122.4 U Gul to J'dene, Good length now, outside off, Jayawardene leaves it alone this time. 374/5

122.3 U Gul to J'dene, Bowls a short of a length delivery, 144.5 kph, Jayawardene leaves it. 374/5

122.2 U Gul to J'dene, Good length delivery, 138 kph, left alone. 374/5

122.1 U Gul to J'dene, Flicks it away on the leg side. 374/5

121.6 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Punches it away but finds the fielder. 374/5

121.5 S Ajmal to K Sangakkara, Bowls it on off, Sangakkara got an outside edge which fell short of the slip region. 374/5

121.4 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Spinning away, left alone. 374/5

121.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Short and going straight, left alone. 374/5

121.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Takes his front foot stride out and defends it. 374/5

121.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 374/5

120.6 U Gul to J'dene, What a brave leave! Good length delivery at 140 kph, it reverses back in to go over the off stump. Jayawardene leaves it alone but it's not quite sure whether he expected the ball to swing back in that much. 374/5

120.5 U Gul to J'dene, Flicks it away on the leg side. 374/5

120.4 U Gul to J'dene, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 374/5

120.3 U Gul to J'dene, FOUR! Down the leg side at 135 kph, Jayawardene gets down and nicely tucks it to the fine leg region. Two boundaries in the over so far. 374/5

120.2 U Gul to J'dene, Jayawardene lets the ball go outside his off stump. 370/5

120.1 U Gul to J'dene, FOUR! Excellent shot here. Gul bowls fullish outside off at 137.4 kph, Jayawardene goes on the front foot and square drives it to perfection past point. 370/5

119.6 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Flighted delivery outside off, driven on the up to extra cover to end the maiden over. 366/5

119.5 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Bowls short again, 88 kph, punched away but to the man at cover. 366/5

119.4 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Another leave outside the off stump. 366/5

119.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Flighted and spinning outside off, Sangakkara leaves it alone. 366/5

119.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Offers room, short outside off, cut straight to point. 366/5

119.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Ajmal starts with a full delivery on off, patted down nicely. 366/5

118.6 U Gul to J'dene, Bowls full now, well outside off, another leave to end the over. 366/5

118.5 U Gul to J'dene, Length delivery outside off, left alone. 366/5

118.4 U Gul to J'dene, Bangs in short at 140.5 kph, down the leg side, Jayawardene takes evasive measure. 366/5

118.3 U Gul to J'dene, Fuller outside off at 135.4 kph, Jayawardene gets across but flicks it straight o mid-wicket. 366/5

118.2 U Gul to J'dene, Jayawardene has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 366/5

118.1 Gul to J'dene, Starts off with a surprise. A yorker on off, Jayawardene is alert enough to dig it away. A couple of overs after a session are always tricky. 366/5

We are back for the post-lunch session. Umar Gul will start off proceedings. Prasanna Jayawardene will take strike.

A very slow paced session from Sri Lanka. 66 runs in 28 overs. Sangakkara is standing at one end while Ajmal ripped apart the other end with three wickets in quick succession. Join us in a while for the post-lunch session.

117.6 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Lets this one pass through to end the over. That will be lunch on Day 2. 366/5

117.5 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Full again, Sangakkara drives this one towards extra cover. 366/5

117.4 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Fuller length, patted down in front of cover. 366/5

117.3 S Ajmal to J'dene, Short and turning in, easily tucked away down to fine leg for one. 366/5

117.2 S Ajmal to K Sangakkara, Full, this time driven away wide of extra covers to take a single. 365/5

117.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Fuller length, driven back towards the bowler. 364/5

Should be the last over before Lunch.

116.6 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Short delivery, punched away through covers now for one. 364/5

116.5 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Length on the stumps, patted down back to the bowler. 363/5

116.4 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Very full again, front foot defense from Sangakkara. 363/5

116.3 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Sangakkara shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 363/5

116.2 M Hafeez to J'dene, Very full outside off, Jayawardene gets across and paddles it fine on the leg side. One more. 363/5

116.1 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Fuller length outside off, driven to mid off for a single. 362/5

Mohammad Hafeez into the attack.

115.6 S Ajmal to J'dene, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 361/5

115.5 S Ajmal to J'dene, FOUR! Smack! Fuller length from Ajmal outside off, Jayawardene gets down and slogs it over mid-wicket for a boundary. 361/5

115.4 S Ajmal to J'dene, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 357/5

115.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Short and turning away, punched through covers for one. 357/5

115.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Goes after that ball outside off but misses it. 356/5

115.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Bowls full on off, defended back towards the bowler. 356/5

114.6 A Rehman to J'dene, Stays inside and defends it to end the over. 356/5

114.5 A Rehman to J'dene, Jayawardene has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 356/5

114.4 A Rehman to P J'dene, Short of a length outside off, cut away on the off side but straight to point. 356/5

114.3 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Sangakkara works it down the leg side. They pick up a single. 356/5

114.2 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Fuller outside off, Sangakkara gets outside the line but gets hit on the pads. Huge shout for LBW which is turned down though. 355/5

114.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR! Poor delivery! Short of a length, Sangakkara goes back and forces it through covers for a boundary. 355/5

113.6 S Ajmal to J'dene, Jayawardene has played that off the front foot and into the ground to end the over. 351/5

113.5 S Ajmal to K Sangakkara, Fuller length, driven through covers nicely for one. 351/5

113.4 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Goes for the sweep but misses out. 350/5

113.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Fuller length, Sangakkara comes down to block it. 350/5

113.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Short and turning away, Sangakkara punches it through point. 350/5

113.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 350/5

112.6 A Rehman to J'dene, Fuller at 82.5 kph, driven towards cover-point. 350/5

112.5 A Rehman to J'dene, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 350/5

112.4 A Rehman to J'dene, This one spins away from the right-hander, Jayawardene pokes inside the line and ends up getting beaten. 350/5

112.3 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Takes his feet to the pitch of the ground and drills it wide of mid on to pinch one. 350 up for Sri Lanka! 350/5

112.2 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Bowls full outside off, Sangakkara gets across but the ball strikes him on the pads. 349/5

112.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Fuller length, dropped in front of silly point. 349/5

111.6 S Ajmal to J'dene, Fuller length on middle at 90.1 kph, flicked away well but straight to square leg to end the over. 349/5

111.5 S Ajmal to J'dene, Short, flicked down towards short fine leg. 349/5

111.4 S Ajmal to K Sangakkara, Fuller length, driven nicely through extra covers for a single. 349/5

111.3 S Ajmal to J'dene, Goes on the back foot and punches it wide of mid off for one. 348/5

111.2 S Ajmal to J'dene, Gets down on the front foot and defends it nicely. 347/5

111.1 S Ajmal to J'dene, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 347/5

110.6 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Sangakkara has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 347/5

110.5 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Short on the stumps, tucked away on the leg side. 347/5

110.4 A Rehman to J'dene, Bowls length, pitching on leg and turning in, Jayawardene sweeps but it catches the pads and runs fine for a leg bye. There is an appeal for LBW, which is not given by the umpire. 347/5

110.3 A Rehman to J'dene, Drives this one past the bowler. 346/5

110.2 A Rehman to J'dene, Bowls full again, front foot defense from the batsman. 346/5

110.1 A Rehman to J'dene, Fuller length, defended down. 346/5

109.6 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Loops it up outside off, Sangakkara leans forward and presses it down to end a tight over from Ajmal. 346/5

109.5 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Short and skidding on, Sangakkara pats it towards cover. 346/5

109.4 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Lets this spinning delivery go outside the off stump. 346/5

109.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Fuller length outside off, driven away to mid off. 346/5

109.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Sangakkara has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 346/5

109.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Stays in the crease and blocks it. 346/5

108.6 A Rehman to J'dene, Gets down on the front foot and blocks it to end the over. 346/5

108.5 A Rehman to J'dene, Prasanna lets the ball go outside his off stump. 346/5

108.4 A Rehman to J'dene, J'dene has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 346/5

108.3 A Rehman to J'dene, What a delivery! Pitches this one on leg and it turns away, Jayawardene is beaten by the turn, the ball strikes his pads and the keeper has a good take. Pakistan go up for a big appeal but it is rightly turned down. It would have been a close call for LBW though. 346/5

108.2 A Rehman to J'dene, FOUR! Picked away! Fuller length on middle, Jayawardene flicks it across the line and the ball races away through mid-wicket. 346/5

108.1 A Rehman to J'dene, Prasanna has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 342/5

107.6 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Sangakkara shoulders arms to let that one through. 342/5

107.5 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Fuller length, played away towards point. 342/5

107.4 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Kumar chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump. 342/5

107.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Spinning away, Sangakkara lets it. 342/5

107.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Gets down on his front foot and defends it. 342/5

107.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Sangakkara has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 342/5

106.6 A Rehman to J'dene, Quicker one, outside off, Jayawardena defends it on the off side. 342/5

106.5 A Rehman to J'dene, Short and spinning away, Jayawardene slashes it towards point. 342/5

106.4 A Rehman to J'dene, Another front foot defense from Jayawardene. 342/5

106.3 A Rehman to J'dene, Fuller and turning away, Prasanna defends solidly. 342/5

106.2 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Punches it away for a single. 342/5

106.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 341/5

105.6 S Ajmal to J'dene, Short and spinning down, tucked away towards square leg. 341/5

105.5 S Ajmal to J'dene, Plays it away down the leg side. 341/5

105.4 S Ajmal to J'dene, Prasanna defends it from within the crease. 341/5

105.3 S Ajmal to J'dene, FOUR! Jayawardene gets off the mark! Ajmal bowls full down the leg side, Prasanna just flicks it away through the gap in mid-wicket. 341/5

105.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Fuller outside off, driven away through extra covers for one. 337/5

105.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, On middle, Sangakkara pats it away past short leg. Hat-trick averted! 336/5

Ajmal on a hat-trick now. Sangakkara to face the delivery.

104.6 A Rehman to J'dene, Flatter at 92.6 kph, Jayawardene blocks it. 336/5

104.5 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Sangakkara steps down, Rehman bowls it quick down the leg side, Kumar adjusts well to knock it away off the pads for one past square leg. 336/5

104.4 A Rehman to Sangakkara, A touch short, Sangakkara punches it back to the bowler. 335/5

104.3 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Very full, driven back towards the bowler. 335/5

104.2 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Flicks it away through mid-wicket. 335/5

104.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Tickles it down the leg side but straight to square leg. 335/5

Prasanna Jayawardene walks in. Ajmal will be on a hat-trick in his next over.

103.6 Ajmal to Mathews, OUT! Ajmal has taken his 6th FIVE WICKET HAUL IN TESTS! He bowls full outside off, Mathews just chips it in the air down the ground and it pops up to the left of the bowler, Ajmal takes it and he has set the pace up for Pakistan since morning with three wickets! 335/5

Angelo Mathews walks in at number 6.

103.5 S Ajmal to Samaraweera, OUT! Excellent piece of cricket here from Ajmal and Adnan Akmal! Saeed bowls the doosra at 89.2 kph, Samaraweera is tempted to drive it off the front foot, misses and Akmal takes the bails off in a flash. Akmal looks very confident and rightly so, the replays confirm that Samaraweera fails to drag his back foot in time. Quick stumping from the Pakistani keeper and Saeed Ajmal has taken all the four wickets here. 335/4

103.4 S Ajmal to Samaraweera, Fuller on the stumps, Samaraweera gets down and blocks it. 335/3

103.3 S Ajmal to Samaraweera, Gets down on his front foot and drives it towards extra cover. 335/3

103.2 S Ajmal to Samaraweera, Pitches it outside leg and goes straight on, Samaraweera is rapped on the pads and the shout for LBW is turned down. 335/3

103.1 S Ajmal to Samaraweera, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 335/3

Drinks break!

102.6 A Rehman to Samaraweera, Tucks it fine down the leg side for one to end the over. 335/3

102.5 A Rehman to Samaraweera, Goes on the back foot and punches it away on the off side. 334/3

102.4 A Rehman to Samaraweera, FOUR! Nicely done. Outside off, straight on, Samaraweera just keeps the bat-face open and the ball runs along through third man. Asad Shafiq is the man with the chase but in vain. 334/3

102.3 A Rehman to Samaraweera, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 330/3

102.2 A Rehman to Samaraweera, Gets down and blocks it towards silly point. 330/3

102.1 A Rehman to Samaraweera, Short and going straight, left alone. 330/3

Abdur Rehman into the attack, replacing Umar Gul.

101.6 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Gets the edge but it falls short of the second slip fielder. 330/3

101.5 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Stays on the back foot and defends it. 330/3

101.4 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, FOUR! And again! Another floated up delivery well outside off, this time Sangakkara slogs it through square leg. No one in the deep and the captain, Hafeez and Ajmal are now having a chat. 330/3

101.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Short and spinning away, Sangakkara goes after that but misses it. 326/3

101.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Kumar has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 326/3

101.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, FOUR! Right out of the screws! Fuller outside off, Sangakkara gets across and smacks it through mid-wicket for a boundary. 326/3

100.6 U Gul to Samaraweera, Length and angling away, Samaraweera knocks it through mid on to end the over. 322/3

100.5 U Gul to Samaraweera, Short of a length on the stumps, punched back towards the bowler. 322/3

100.4 U Gul to Samaraweera, Another short of a length delivery, down the leg side, easily swayed away by Samaraweera. 322/3

100.3 U Gul to Samaraweera, Back of a length delivery outside off, Samaraweera goes on the back foot and punches it towards point. Diving effort to stop that from the fielder. 322/3

100.2 U Gul to Samaraweera, Goes sliding it down, short of a length at 143.3 kph, Samaraweera ducks under that one. 322/3

100.1 U Gul to Samaraweera, Good length delivery outside off at 137.1 kph, punched away on the off side towards cover. 322/3

99.6 S Ajmal to Samaraweera, Flighted up, driven through cover. Junaid Khan dives across to save that and only run is taken. 322/3

99.5 S Ajmal to Samaraweera, Samaraweera has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 321/3

99.4 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Short of a length, Sangakkara punches it through covers for one. 321/3

99.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, This one is left alone as well. 320/3

99.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Spinning away, left alone. 320/3

99.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Kumar has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 320/3

98.6 U Gul to Samaraweera, Covers the line and allows it through to the keeper to end the over. 320/3

98.5 U Gul to Samaraweera, Samaraweera has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 320/3

98.4 U Gul to Samaraweera, FOUR LEG BYES! Bangs in short at 141 kph, Samaraweera aims to duck under that but the ball does not bounce, strikes him on the body and runs fine down the leg side for a boundary. 320/3

98.3 U Gul to Samaraweera, Thilan lets the ball go outside his off stump. 316/3

98.2 U Gul to Samaraweera, Fuller length outside off, Samaraweera drives it down and it goes over Gul. 316/3

98.1 U Gul to Sangakkara, Sangakkara flicks it away with a wristy shot. They pick up a single. 316/3

97.6 S Ajmal to Samaraweera, Solid defense to end a tight over from Ajmal. 315/3

97.5 S Ajmal to Samaraweera, Turns in from outside off, watchful defense by the batsman. 315/3

97.4 S Ajmal to Samaraweera, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 315/3

Thilan Samaraweera walks in at number 5.

97.3 Ajmal to M J'dena, OUT! He is gone! Poor shot now from Mahela. A genuine off-spinner at 78.9 kph, pitches on off and turns in, Jayawardena goes across to slog it but misses and his stumps are hit. Ajmal gets his third one and is all pumped up! 315/3

97.2 S Ajmal to J'dena, Flicks this one away on the leg side. 315/2

97.1 S Ajmal to J'dena, FOUR! Here comes the reverse sweep from the veteran. Gets right across and hits it over covers. Superb improvisation./ 315/2

96.6 U Gul to Sangakkara, Fuller length this time, played down off the front foot. 311/2

96.5 U Gul to Sangakkara, Sangakkara has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 311/2

96.4 U Gul to Sangakkara, Length outside off, left alone. 311/2

96.3 U Gul to Sangakkara, Sangakkara has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 311/2

96.2 U Gul to Sangakkara, Back of a length delivery this time, a firm punch but straight to cover. 311/2

96.1 U Gul to Sangakkara, Short of a length delivery at 135.6 kph, punched away towards cover. 311/2

95.6 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Goes on the back foot and punches it through covers to take a single to end the over. 311/2

95.5 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, This one pitches outside off, spins and bounces away, Sangakkara pokes at it but ends up all beaten. 310/2

95.4 S Ajmal to J'dena, Mahela has flicked the ball off his pads. One run added to the total. 310/2

95.3 S Ajmal to J'dena, Tucks it away on the leg side. 309/2

95.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Short, pushed away towards cover for a quick single. There is a throw at the striker's end and the bails are removed. Third umpire is called into action but the replays confirm Jayawardena had grounded the bat well inside the crease. Direct hit would have been interesting. 309/2

95.1 S Ajmal to J'dena, Starts fuller, flicked away for one on the leg side. 308/2

Saeed Ajmal is the first bowling change for Pakistan. Two slips and a silly point in place.

94.6 U Gul to Sangakkara, Angles it away from the left-hander from around the wicket, another leave to end the over. 307/2

94.5 U Gul to Sangakkara, Kumar has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 307/2

94.4 U Gul to Sangakkara, Length delivery outside off, left alone. 307/2

94.3 U Gul to Sangakkara, Drops it short again, but this time shoulder height, Sangakkara ducks. 307/2

94.3 U Gul to Sangakkara, FIVE WIDES! That's a waste of a delivery. Gul bangs this one way too short, it bounces and goes over the batsman and above the reach of Adnan Akmal to tear away to the fence. 307/2

Russel Arnold tweets, "It's looks like a long day in store for Pakistan as the bowling does not look threatening."

94.2 U Gul to Sangakkara, Fuller length, Sangakkara on the front foot defends it. 302/2

94.1 U Gul to Sangakkara, Kumar chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump. 302/2

93.6 J Khan to J'dena, Mahela has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 302/2

93.5 J Khan to J'dena, Short of a length at 128.9 kph, punched away towards extra cover off the back foot. 302/2

93.4 J Khan to J'dena, Angles in full on middle, Jayawardena turns it away towards mid on. 302/2

Comes around the wicket now to the right-hander, Jayawardena.

93.3 J Khan to J'dena, Short of a length outside off, Jayawardena gets behind the line and defends it. 302/2

93.2 J Khan to J'dena, The yorker length outside off at 127.4 kph, Jayawardena pats it down on the off side easily. 302/2

93.1 J Khan to J'dena, Fuller and angling away, Jayawardena drives it down the ground. 302/2

92.6 U Gul to J'dena, Bowls length outside off, Jayawardena plays it on the leg side with soft hands for his first run of the day. 302/2

92.5 U Gul to J'dena, Good length delivery, 144.2 kph, Jayawardena blocks it well. 301/2

92.4 U Gul to J'dena, Back of a length delivery outside off, Jayawardena punches it away towards cover. 301/2

92.3 U Gul to J'dena, This time lets it pass outside his off stump. 301/2

92.2 U Gul to J'dena, Short of a length delivery outside off, Jayawardena goes fetching after that but the ball bounces more to beat his flashing blade. 301/2

92.1 U Gul to Sangakkara, First run of the day and after 35 balls! Length delivery on the pads, Sangakkara nudges it fine down past square leg to rotate the strike. 301/2

91.6 J Khan to J'dena, Good length delivery outside off, Jayawardena with a solid defense to end the over. Two maidens then. 300/2

91.5 J Khan to J'dena, Mahela has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 300/2

91.4 J Khan to J'dena, Fuller on the middle stump line, tucked away towards mid-wicket. 300/2

91.3 J Khan to J'dena, Goes wide and full, Jayawardena drives on the up but gets an inside edge on the leg side. 300/2

91.2 J Khan to J'dena, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 300/2

91.1 J Khan to J'dena, Starts with a full delivery on the stumps, Jayawardena covers the line and pats it down. 300/2

Junaid Khan will share the attack from the other end.

90.6 U Gul to Sangakkara, Fuller length on the stumps at 136 kph, Sangakkara drives it down to mid on. 300/2

90.5 U Gul to Sangakkara, Sangakkara has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 300/2

90.4 U Gul to Sangakkara, Darts it away from the left-hander, Sangakkara on his front foot, defends it down. 300/2

90.3 U Gul to Sangakkara, Bowls fuller, swinging away, left alone again by Kumar. 300/2

90.2 U Gul to Sangakkara, Another leave outside the off stump. 300/2

90.1 U Gul to Sangakkara, Starts with a length delivery outside off, Sangakkara allows it through. 300/2

Kumar Sangakkara to take strike. Umar Gul will start first up for Pakistan. All set for the first ball then.

Hello all and welcome to Day 2 of the Test match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan. The Lankans are sitting comfortable after putting up 300 runs on the board in the first day. Their two most experienced players, Sangakkara and Jayawardena are in the middle. Will they help Sri Lanka put on a mammoth total?

Hope you enjoyed our coverage. Do join us tomorrow for the coverage of Day two. Untill then, good bye and take care.

A brilliant performance by Sri Lanka to post 300/2 on the board. The openers gave them a good start with a half-century partnership. Centuries form Dilshan and Sangakkara made sure that they ended the day on a high. Both played with great patience and exhibited some sparkling strokes. Jayawardena too played sensibly for his unbeaten half-century. For Pakistan, Saeed Ajmal took both the wickets and apart from he and Umar Gul, none of the bowlers looked threatening. Sangakkara and Jayawardena are still at the crease. Pakistan will have to bowl out of their skins tomorrow in order to bowl the hosts out as soon as possible. Otherwise they will be under tremendous pressure.

89.6 A Rehman to J'dena, Fullish on middle, Jayawardena defends it solidly to the off side. That's stumps on day 1! 300/2

89.5 A Rehman to J'dena, Loopy outside off, driven straight to covers. 300/2

89.4 A Rehman to J'dena, Goes for a forward defense but gets an inside edge onto his pads just past forward short leg. 300/2

89.3 A Rehman to J'dena, Length delivery on middle, Jayawardena pats it to the short leg fielder. 300/2

89.2 A Rehman to J'dena, Lunges forward and defends it to the off side. 300/2

89.1 A Rehman to J'dena, Comes forward and prods it into the ground. 300/2

Rehman back on!

88.6 U Gul to Sangakkara, Sangakkara shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 300/2

88.5 U Gul to Sangakkara, Stays in his crease and pushes it to mid on. 300/2

88.4 U Gul to Sangakkara, Fullish on off, Sangakkara drives straight back to Gul. 300/2

88.3 U Gul to Sangakkara, Sangakkara leaves alone a length delivery outside off. 300/2

88.2 U Gul to Sangakkara, Good length delivery outside off, Sangakkara shoulders his arms to it. 300/2

88.1 U Gul to Sangakkara, Length delivery outside off, Sangakkara leaves it alone. 300/2

87.6 J Khan to J'dena, In the corridor outside off, Jayawardena leaves it alone. 300/2

87.5 J Khan to J'dena, Length delivery angling into the batsman, Jayawardena plays it defensively to the leg side. 300/2

87.4 J Khan to J'dena, Wide outside off, Jayawardena shoulders his arms to it. 300/2

87.3 J Khan to J'dena, Stays in his crease and squirts it into the ground. 300/2

87.2 J Khan to J'dena, Probing delivery outside off, an outswinger, Jayawardena lets it go through to the keeper. 300/2

87.1 J Khan to J'dena, Length delivery outside off, Jayawardena shoulders his arms to it. 300/2

86.6 U Gul to Sangakkara, Good length delivery outside off, Sangakkara leave it alone to end the over. 300/2

86.5 U Gul to Sangakkara, Probing delivery outside off, Sangakkara shoulders his arms to it. 300/2

86.4 U Gul to Sangakkara, Ahh.. Fullish outside off, Sangakkara goes for a drive but gets an inside edge to the leg side. 300/2

86.3 U Gul to Sangakkara, In the corridor outside off, Sangakkara leaves it alone. 300/2

86.2 U Gul to Sangakkara, Length delivery outside off, Sangakkara defends it to the off side. 300/2

86.1 U Gul to K Sangakkara, FOUR! Edgy! Length delivery on middle, nips away after landing. Sangakkara goes for a flick but gets squared up and gets an outside edge past gully for a lucky boundary. 300 up for the Lankans! 300/2

85.6 J Khan to J'dena, Stays in his crease and pushes it to the off side. 296/2

85.5 J Khan to J'dena, Stays in his crease and squirts it into the ground. 296/2

85.4 J Khan to J'dena, Nips away after landing outside off, Jayawardena shoulders his arms to it. 296/2

85.3 J Khan to J'dena, Probing line outside off, Jayawardena lets it go through to the keeper. 296/2

85.2 J Khan to J'dena, Jayawardena has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 296/2

85.1 J Khan to J'dena, Length delivery outside off, Jayawardena plays it defensively to the off side. 296/2

Junaid Khan back on.

84.6 U Gul to Sangakkara, Stays in his crease and guides it with open face of the bat to point. 296/2

84.5 U Gul to Sangakkara, Beaten! Holds its line after landing on a good length area outside off, Sangakkara goes for half a poke but misses. 296/2

84.4 U Gul to Sangakkara, Nips away after landing outside off, Sangakkara plays inside the line and lets it go through. 296/2

84.3 U Gul to Sangakkara, Solid! Leans forward and drives it beautifully but straight to mid off. 296/2

84.2 U Gul to M J'dena, Goes for a drive but gets an inside edge to backward square leg for a single. 296/2

84.1 U Gul to J'dena, FOUR! Classic! Fullish outside off, Jayawardena leans forward and drives it beautifully through covers for a boundary. 295/2

Second new ball taken by Pakistan. Gul back on!

83.6 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Gets squared up in his defense and gets a thick outside edge past short third man for a couple. 291/2

83.5 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Spins away after landing outside off, Sangakkara is beaten i his forward prod. 289/2

42nd Test fifty for Jayawardena.

83.4 S Ajmal to J'dena, Pats it to point and scampers through for a quick single. 289/2

83.3 S Ajmal to J'dena, Comes forward and prods it into the ground. 288/2

83.2 S Ajmal to J'dena, Jayawardena has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 288/2

100 stand up between Jayawardena and Sangakkara.

83.1 S Ajmal to J'dena, TWO BYES! Spins away after landing outside the leg stump, Jayawardena misses his flick and they run through for two byes as the keeper too misses it. 288/2

82.6 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Sangakkara has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 286/2

82.5 A Rehman to J'dena, Flicks it to mid-wicket for a single. 286/2

82.4 A Rehman to J'dena, Beaten! Beauty! Spins away after landing outside off, Jayawardena goes for half a poke but misses. 285/2

82.3 A Rehman to J'dena, Gets forward and pushes it to covers. 285/2

82.2 A Rehman to J'dena, Fullish on middle, Jayawardena prods it into the ground. 285/2

82.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Bunts it down to long on and takes one. 285/2

81.6 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Length delivery outside off, Sangakkara drives it to deep cover and takes a single. 284/2

81.5 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Fullish on middle, Sangakkara leans forward and clips it to mid-wicket. 283/2

81.4 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Gets back and pats it to square leg. 283/2

81.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Comes forward and prods it into the ground. 283/2

81.2 S Ajmal to J'dena, Gets down on one knee and reverse sweeps it to deep point for a single. 283/2

81.1 S Ajmal to K Sangakkara, Fullish outside off, Sangakkara drives it wide of mid off and takes a single. 282/2

80.6 A Rehman to J'dena, Spins away after landing outside off, Jayawardena lets it go through. 281/2

80.5 A Rehman to J'dena, A tad short outside off, Jayawardena stays back and chops it to second slip. 281/2

80.4 A Rehman to J'dena, Jayawardena shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 281/2

80.3 A Rehman to J'dena, Stays in his crease and squirts it into the ground. 281/2

80.2 A Rehman to J'dena, Pushes it away towards cover. 281/2

80.1 A Rehman to J'dena, Short and going straight, patted past back to the bowler. 281/2

79.6 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Short and spinning away, cut away towards point. A bit of hesitation in the running but Fazal Iqbal dived and threw the ball back. Dot ball. 281/2

79.5 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Gets his front foot down and pats it down. 281/2

79.4 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Once again Ajmal bowls the off-spinner, Sangakkara once again gets a leading edge on the off side. 281/2

79.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Short and just turning away, Sangakkara pokes his bat but the ball beats the outside edge, then has an inquiring look towards Ajmal. 281/2

79.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Drifting down, Sangakkara gets a leading edge towards short third man. 281/2

79.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Pushes it down towards mid off off the front foot. 281/2

78.6 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Drives it to covers and takes a single. 281/2

78.5 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Clips it off the back foot to square leg. 280/2

78.4 A Rehman to J'dena, Opens the face of the bat and guides it to short third man for a single. 280/2

78.3 A Rehman to J'dena, Jayawardena shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 279/2

78.2 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Flicks it off the pads to the leg side for one. 279/2

78.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Rocks back and helps it to deep square leg for a single. 278/2

77.6 S Ajmal to J'dena, Defended off the front foot by Jayawardena presenting the full face of the bat. 278/2

29th Test century for Sangakkara!

77.5 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Fullish on off, Sangakkara drives it to mid off and scampers through for a single. Rehman misses his shy as Sangakkara dives in. That would have been close had that hit! 278/2

77.4 S Ajmal to J'dena, Reverse sweeps it to deep point and takes a single. 277/2

77.3 S Ajmal to J'dena, Comes forward and helps it to the off side. 276/2

77.2 S Ajmal to J'dena, Spins back in after landing outside off, Jayawardena misses his forward prod and gets hit on the pads. They players appeal but the umpire says no. Probably going down leg! 276/2

77.1 S Ajmal to J'dena, Sits down on one knee and sweeps it to deep square leg where Ayub slides to his right and flicks it inside the ropes. A couple of runs saved. 276/2

76.6 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Chips down the track helps it to the square leg fielder. 274/2

76.5 A Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR! Poor from Rehman! Short and wide outside the leg stump, Sangakkara rocks back and pulls it past short fine leg for a boundary. 274/2

76.4 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Chips down the track and clips it to the lag side. 270/2

76.3 A Rehman to J'dena, Fullish on off, driven back past the bowler for a single. 270/2

76.2 A Rehman to M J'dena, Goes inside out and pushes it to mid off. 269/2

76.1 A Rehman to J'dena, Loopy outside off, Jayawardena drives it to mid off. 269/2

75.6 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Sangakkara has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 269/2

75.5 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Leans forward and helps it to the off side. 269/2

75.4 S Ajmal to J'dena, Clips it to behind square and takes a single. 269/2

75.3 S Ajmal to J'dena, Spins back in sharply after landing outside off, Jayawardena is cramped for room and gets an inside edge in between his legs to short fine leg. 268/2

75.2 S Ajmal to J'dena, Stays back and inside edges his cut to the first slip. Again good work by Younus in the field. 268/2

75.1 S Ajmal to J'dena, Goes back and cuts it very late to first slip where Younus dives to his right to make a good stop. 268/2

Saeed Ajmal into the attack now

74.6 A Rehman to K Sangakkara, Loopy outside off, Sangakkara drives it straight to the mid off fielder. 268/2

74.5 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Fullish on the pads, Sangakkara clips it to square leg. 268/2

74.4 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Goes back and cuts it to point. 268/2

74.3 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Stays back and clips it straight to the square leg fielder. 268/2

74.2 A Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR! Pristine! Overpitched outside off, Sangakkara lunges forward and drives it sweetly past extra covers for a lovely boundary. 268/2

74.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Sits down on one knee and scoops it to fine leg for a couple. 264/2

Abdur Rehman into the attack now.

73.6 M Hafeez to J'dena, Fullish on the pads, Jayawardena flicks it straight to short fine leg. 262/2

73.5 M Hafeez to K Sangakkara, Fullish outside off, Sangakkara drives it to mid off where Ajmal misfields and concedes a single. 262/2

73.4 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Leans forward and defends it to the leg side. 261/2

73.3 M Hafeez to J'dena, Clips it behind square leg and takes a single. 261/2

73.2 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Clips it to deep square leg and takes a single. 260/2

73.1 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Spins away after landing outside off, Sangakkara lets it go through. 259/2

72.6 U Gul to J'dena, Big appeal for an LBW! Not out! Nips back in sharply after landing outside off, Jayawardena leans forward for a front foot defense but misses. The ball strikes his pads and the players appeal but the umpire says no. Maybe the impact was just outside off. 259/2

72.5 U Gul to J'dena, Nips back in after landing outside off, Jayawardena shoulders his arms to it. 259/2

72.4 U Gul to J'dena, Leans forward and defends a good length delivery outside off to covers. 259/2

72.3 U Gul to J'dena, Length delivery outside off, Jayawardena comes forward and drives it to mid off. 259/2

72.2 U Gul to J'dena, Fullish outside off, Jaywardena drives straight to mid off. 259/2

72.1 U Gul to J'dena, In the corridor outside off, Jayawardena shoulders his arms to it. 259/2

71.6 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Sangakkara has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 259/2

71.5 M Hafeez to J'dena, Stays back and flicks it to square leg for a single. 259/2

71.4 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Fullish on the pads, clipped away to deep square leg for a run. 258/2

71.3 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Stays back and works it towards the leg side. 257/2

71.2 M Hafeez to J'dena, Dances down the track and flicks it uppishly to deep square leg for a single. 257/2

71.1 M Hafeez to J'dena, Spins back in after landing outside off, Jayawardena prods it into the ground. 256/2

70.6 U Gul to J'dena, Good length delivery on middle, Jayawardena turns it away tot he leg side. 256/2

70.5 U Gul to J'dena, Wide outside off, Jayawardena lets it go through to the keeper. 255/2

70.4 U Gul to J'dena, Stays in his crease and squirts it into the ground. 255/2

70.3 U Gul to J'dena, Rocks back and cuts a back of a length delivery outside off for a couple. 255/2

70.2 U Gul to J'dena, Beautiful shot but no run! Fullish outside off, Jayawardena drives it sweetly but straight to covers. 253/2

70.1 U Gul to J'dena, Nips back in after landing outside off, Jayawardena lets it go through to the keeper. 253/2

69.6 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Stays in his crease, covers the line of the ball and defends it into the ground. 253/2

69.5 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Spins away after landing outside off, Sangakkara lets it go through tot he keeper. 253/2

69.4 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, A tad short outside off, Sangakkara cuts it away to point. 253/2

69.3 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Fullish on middle, Sangakkara turns it away to square leg. 253/2

69.2 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Leans forward and squirts it into the ground. 253/2

69.1 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Fullish on middle, defended to mid on by Sangakkara. 253/2

Adnan Akmal is down on ground and is in some pain. Wonder what happened? Okay, the replays show that the throw came in from the deep, the keeper was not aware of it and was hit on the ankle of the left leg. The Physio is out in the middle and is strapping the hurt area.

68.6 U Gul to J'dena, FOUR! 250 up for Sri Lanka and they are now scoring at a good rate. Gul is once again on the shorter side, outside off at 138.2 kph, Jayawardena latches onto it and slaps it through point for a boundary. 13 runs off the over! 253/2

68.5 U Gul to J'dena, Slants in a fuller length delivery on off, Jayawardena defends it from the crease. 249/2

68.4 U Gul to J'dena, Lets the ball go outside his off stump. 249/2

68.3 U Gul to M J'dena, FOUR! Another one! This time the bowler once again puts it short but outside off at 137.0 kph. Mahela cuts it firmly and uppishly past the diving backward point fielder for a boundary. 249/2

68.2 U Gul to J'dena, FOUR! Gul hurls in a short of a length delivery on middle and off at 138 kph, Jayawardena stands back, gets on top of the bounce and pulls it nicely through square leg for a boundary. 245/2

68.1 U Gul to Sangakkara, Good length delivery on middle and off, Sangakkara leans across and ticks it off his pads to deep square leg for one. 241/2

67.6 M Hafeez to J'dena, Little flat and short in length on off, Jayawardena goes on the back foot again and punches it to mid on. 240/2

67.5 M Hafeez to J'dena, Quickish off-spinner at 88 kph, defended off the back foot by Jayawardena. 240/2

67.4 M Hafeez to J'dena, Skips down the track and flicks it through square leg for a couple. 240/2

67.3 M Hafeez to J'dena, Bowls it quicker through the air, on off, Mahela goes on the back foot to defend it to the leg side. 238/2

67.2 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Leans forward and across to flick it across the line for a single towards square leg. 238/2

67.1 M Hafeez to Sangakkara, Lovely loopy delivery drifting into the batsman, full on middle, Sanga defends it off his front foot to mid-wicket. 237/2

Mohammad Hafeez comes back into the attack.

66.6 U Gul to J'dena, Flashes a short delivery through the line but finds point. 237/2

66.5 U Gul to J'dena, Played to the point region by the batsman. No run. 237/2

66.4 U Gul to J'dena, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 237/2

66.3 U Gul to J'dena, Appeal for an LBW! Gul angles in a length delivery and it seams into the batsman after hitting the deck. Mahela attempts to work it across but misses and is hit on the pads. They appeal but the umpire is unmoved. Well, that looked out to the naked eye but the umpire was not convinced. 237/2

66.2 U Gul to J'dena, Chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump. 237/2

50 stand up between Jayawardena and Sangakkara!

66.1 U Gul to J'dena, FOUR! Another lucky boundary here for Sri Lanka. Gul bowls a gentle loosener first up, short and wide outside off, Mahela attempts to steer it through point but the ball comes off the outside edge and races through the gap at gully for a boundary. 237/2

Umar Gul is back for another spell.

65.6 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Turning down the leg side, Sanga helps it off his pads to long leg for two. 233/2

65.5 A Rehman to K Sangakkara, FOUR! Brutal! Once again Sangakkara dances to the pitch of the delivery and spanks it through mid off for a powerful boundary. 231/2

65.4 A Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR! Lovely shot! Tossed up delivery spinning into the batsman, Sangakkara shimmied down the track and muscled it over mid-wicket for a boundary. 227/2

65.3 A Rehman to J'dena, Poor delivery, short and wide outside off, Mahela cuts it firmly through the line but Ayub at point dives to his left to make the stop. Still a single taken. 223/2

65.2 A Rehman to J'dena, Slow loopy delivery angling into the batsman, Mahela presents a straight bat in defense. 222/2

65.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, On the pads, tickled through square leg for a run. 222/2

64.6 S Ajmal to J'dena, Lunges forward for defense and pushes it to the off side. 221/2

64.5 S Ajmal to J'dena, FOUR! Lucky! Ajmal bowls it from back of his hand, a quicker one at 94.6 mph but down the leg side. Mahela attempts to turn it across the line but gets a top edge. It just clears the fielder at short fine leg and races away to the fence. 221/2

64.4 S Ajmal to J'dena, Nice loopy delivery again, dipping into the batsman on middle, Mahela ticks it off his pads to short leg. 217/2

64.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Loopy ball on off, hint of away turn, Sanga stretches forward and pushes it through cover-point for one. 217/2

64.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Fires in a fuller length delivery, Kumar defends it from the crease. 216/2

64.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Tossed up delivery around off, Sangakkara gets forward and drives it with the spin to point. 216/2

63.6 A Rehman to J'dena, Too full in length on middle and leg, Mahela pushes it off his front foot to mid on. 216/2

63.5 A Rehman to J'dena, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 216/2

63.4 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Advances down the track and flicks it to mid-wicket for a run. 216/2

63.3 A Rehman to J'dena, Goes on the back foot and taps it in front of point for a run. 215/2

63.2 A Rehman to J'dena, Defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 214/2

63.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Defends it with gentle hands and crosses for one. 214/2

62.6 S Ajmal to J'dena, Pushes it past covers off the front foot and takes a couple. 213/2

62.5 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Goes back and pats it behind square leg for a run. 211/2

62.4 S Ajmal to J'dena, Nudges it behind square leg and takes a single. 210/2

62.3 S Ajmal to J'dena, FOUR! Two in tow! Audacious shot! Fullish on middle, Jayawardena reverse sweeps it past the short third man fielder for a boundary. 209/2

62.2 S Ajmal to J'dena, FOUR! Lovely shot! Sits down on one knee and scoops a length delivery outside off over fine leg for a well placed boundary. 205/2

62.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Rocks back and cuts it to deep covers for a single. 201/2

61.6 A Rehman to J'dena, Jayawardena has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 200/2

61.5 A Rehman to J'dena, Beauty! Spins away sharply after landing outside off, Jayawardena leans forward for a prod but misses. 200/2

61.4 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Chips down the track and drives it to long on for a single. 200/2

61.3 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Gets forward and flicks it to the leg side. 199/2

61.2 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Flighted outside off, spins back sharply, Sangakkara pads it away off the front foot. 199/2

61.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR! Well placed! Fullish outside off, Sangakkara gets down on one knee and sweeps it past square leg for a boundary. 199/2

60.6 S Ajmal to J'dena, Pats a length delivery to the leg side defensively. 195/2

60.5 S Ajmal to J'dena, Loopy outside off, Jayawardena lets it go through to the keeper. 195/2

60.4 S Ajmal to J'dena, Quicker and flatter on middle, Jayawardena pushes it to the leg side. 195/2

60.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Helps it past mid-wicket and takes a single. 195/2

60.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Beaten! Beauty! Spins away after landing on off, Sangakkara goes for half a poke but gets beaten by the away movement. 194/2

60.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Comes forward and pushes it defensively to mid on. 194/2

59.6 A Rehman to J'dena, Stays back and turns it to the short leg fielder. 194/2

59.5 A Rehman to J'dena, Jayawardena has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 194/2

59.4 A Rehman to M J'dena, Just short! Lunges forward for a defense bit gets an outside edge which falls just short of the second slip fielder. 194/2

59.3 A Rehman to J'dena, Loopy on the pads, Worked away to the leg side. 194/2

59.2 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Chips down the track and pushes it to long on for one. 194/2

59.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Spins back in after landing outside off, Sangakkara comes on front foot and pads it away. 193/2

58.6 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Nudges it to fine leg and takes a single. 193/2

58.5 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, FOUR! Thumped! A tad short and wide outside off, Sangakkara rocks back and cuts it past point for a boundary. 192/2

58.4 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Comes forward and defends it to the off side. 188/2

58.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Spins away after landing outside off, Sangakkara lats it go through to the keeper. 188/2

58.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Leans forward and squirts it into the ground. 188/2

58.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Fullish outside off, Driven to covers by Sangakkara. 188/2

Welcome back for the evening session. The players have made their way out to the middle. Mahela Jayawardena and Kumar Sangakkara are the two batsmen at the crease. Saeed Ajmal will start off proceedings for Pakistan.

At tea on day 1, Sri Lanka are 188/2. The post lunch too belonged to Sri Lanka as they managed to score 94 runs for the loss of just a single wicket. Dilshan played a fantastic knock to bring up his 13th Test century. Sangakkara played a good helping hand with a half-century and is still at the crease. It was Saeed Ajmal again who provided the breakthrough at a crucial juncture. Pakistan would be looking to make sure that at least they finish on top in the last session with some quick wickets. Stay tuned for the evening session.

57.6 A Rehman to J'dena, Stays in his crease and pats it to the off side. That's tea on day 1! 188/2

57.5 A Rehman to J'dena, Defended off the front foot by Jayawardena presenting the full face of the bat. 188/2

57.4 A Rehman to J'dena, Quicker and flatter outside off, Spins away after landing. Jayawardena again goes for a forward prod but is beaten by the movement. 188/2

57.3 A Rehman to J'dena, Beaten! Turns away sharply after landing outside off, Jayawardena goes for half a poke but misses. 188/2

57.2 A Rehman to J'dena, Leans forward and prods it to the off side. 188/2

57.1 A Rehman to K Sangakkara, Looks to flick it but gets a leading to long off for a single. 188/2

56.6 S Ajmal to J'dena, Jayawardena has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 187/2

Mahela Jayawardena is the new batsman.

56.5 S Ajmal to Dilshan, OUT! LBW! Ajmal gets the breakthrough! Length delivery on middle, spins back in sharply. Dilshan is beaten for pace and turn as he looks to defend it off the back foot and gets hit on the pads. The players appeal and the umpire lifts the finger. That looked plumb to the naked eye. The 124-run stand is finally broken, but it was a superb innings from Dilshan! 187/2

56.4 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Waits for it and then clips it behind square leg. 187/1

56.3 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Comes forward and defends it to the leg side. 187/1

56.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Leans forward and drives it to long off for a single. 187/1

56.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Fullish on middle, Sangakkara defends it to the off side. 186/1

55.6 A Rehman to Dilshan, Dilshan has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 186/1

55.5 A Rehman to Dilshan, Goes back and cuts it to covers. 186/1

13th Test Hundred for Dilshan!

55.4 A Rehman to Dilshan, FOUR! Gets to his century in style! Length delivery on middle, Dilshan gets down n one knee and this time connects it well for a boundary to fine leg. 186/1

55.3 A Rehman to Dilshan, Drifts it down the leg side, Dilshan goes for a sweep but misses. 182/1

55.2 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Fullish on middle, Sangakkara drives it to long on for a single. 182/1

55.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Stays back and squirts it into the ground. 181/1

The news coming in is that the Lankans might not enforce the follow-on. But we will wait for the official confirmation.

A tremendous effort by the Lankans to bowl Pakistan out for 100. The visitors could add just 52 runs to the overnight score and lost five wickets. Debutant Ayub looked solid at the wicket but couldn't carry on. The spinners did the trick for the Lions as Randiv and Herath finished with four and three wickets respectively. All the five wickets today were picked up by the spinners. There are high chances that Sri Lanka will enforce the follow on. Stay tuned for the afternoon session.

54.3 S Randiv to Gul, OUT! Pakistan bowled out for 100! Loopy on middle, Umar Gul goes for a full blooded slog but ends up getting a top edge. Keeper Prasanna Jayawardene sits under it and pouches it comfortably. Randiv ends up with four wickets. That's Lunch on day 3! 100/10

54.2 S Randiv to Gul, Leans forward and pushes it to the off side. 100/9

54.1 S Randiv to Gul, Stays back for a defense but gets a leading edge to covers. 100/9

54.6 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Goes back and helps it to mid-wicket. 181/1

54.5 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Chips down the track, Ajmal darts in a quicker delivery, Dilshan defends it to the off side. 181/1

54.4 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Length delivery on middle, Dilshan turns it away to the short leg fielder. 181/1

54.3 S Ajmal to Dilshan, FOUR! Poor delivery! Fullish on the pads, Dilshan sit down on one knee and sweeps it past short fine leg for a boundary. Highest Partnership for Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle! 181/1

54.2 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Rocks back and cuts it straight to point. 177/1

54.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Clips it behind square leg and takes a single. 177/1

The players have made their way out to the middle. Tillakaratne Dilshan and Tharanga Paranavitana are the two batsmen at the crease. Umar Gul will start off proceedings for Pakistan.

Pakistan - Taufeeq Umar, Mohammad Hafeez(C), Younus Khan, Azhar Ali, Asad Shafiq, Adnan Akmal(Wk), Mohammad Ayub, Abdur Rehman, Saeed Ajmal, Umar Gul, Junaid Khan.

Sri Lanka - Tillakaratne Dilshan, Tharanga Paranavitana, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardena(C), Thilan Samaraweera, Angelo Mathews, Prasanna Jayawardene(Wk), Nuwan Kulasekara, Suraj Randiv, Rangana Herath, Nuwan Pradeep.

Pitch - The track seems nice and even, the ball will come onto the bat nicely for the first two days but will slow down later on.

Toss - Sri Lanka have won the toss and elected to bat. For the hosts, Tharanga Paranavitana returns to the side, while Nuwan Pradeep makes it to the starting eleven in place of Chanaka Welegedara. For Pakistan, Mohammad Ayub is handed his debut.

A tremendous comeback by the Lions saw them clinch the 5-match ODI series 3-1. The action moves on to the longest format of the game now as the two teams lock horns in a 3-match Test series. The Lankans have been in poor form in Test matches and haven't won a series since a couple of years. They lost the advantage against England and drew the series 1-1 following a 1-0 lead. They would be looking to turn the tables in the longest format of the game. Pakistan, on the other hand, have been in tremendous form in the Test arena of late and will go into the series on the back of a 3-0 cleansweep of the English. They would be looking to continue their winning momentum. They would be without skipper Misbah-ul-Haq as he has been suspended for the first Test after being found guilty of a over-rate offense in the final ODI at Colombo. Mohammad Hafeez will lead the side in his absence.

Hello and welcome to the coverage of first Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Galle.

53.6 R Herath to Khan, Edged but safe! Goes for a forward defense and gets a thick outside edge past the second slip for a couple. 100/9

Junaid Khan is the last man in.

53.5 R Herath to Ayub, OUT! LBW! Herath gets his third wicket and an important one too, that of set Ayub! Length delivery on middle, goes straight on with the arm. Ayub again presses forward for a defense but misses it. The ball hits his pads and the players appeal. The umpire lifts his finger straightaway. That looked out to the naked eye. 98/9

53.4 R Herath to Ayub, Goes back and pushes it to covers. 98/8

53.3 R Herath to Ayub, Appeal for an LBW! Not out! Length delivery outside off spins away after landing. Ayub goes for a forward prod but misses and is hit on the pads. The players appeal but he umpire says no. Pitching outside leg. 98/8

53.2 R Herath to Ayub, Ayub has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 98/8

53.1 R Herath to Ayub, Lunges forward, shows the full face of the bat and defends it to the off side. 98/8

Saeed Ajmal back on.

53.6 A Rehman to Dilshan, Stays back and pats it to point. 176/1

53.5 A Rehman to Dilshan, FOUR! Clobbered! A tad short and wide outside off, Dilshan rocks back and plunders it past covers for a thunderous boundary. 176/1

53.4 A Rehman to Dilshan, Fullish on middle, Dilshan squirts it into the ground off the front foot. 172/1

53.3 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Flicks it away to fine leg and takes a single. 172/1

53.2 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Slips it down the leg side, it further turns away. Sangakkara misses his flick. 171/1

53.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Chips down the track for a flick but misses and gets hit on the pads. 171/1

52.6 S Randiv to Gul, Goes for a flick but misses. The ball hits the pads and lobs to the short leg fielder. 98/8

52.5 S Randiv to Ayub, Flicks it to deep mid-wicket and takes a single. 98/8

52.4 S Randiv to Ayub, Stays in his crease and squirts it into the ground. 97/8

52.3 S Randiv to Ayub, Loopy outside off, helped to covers off the back foot. 97/8

52.2 S Randiv to Ayub, Lunges forward and prods it to the off side. 97/8

52.1 S Randiv to Ayub, Ayub has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 97/8

52.6 J Khan to Dilshan, A tad short on off, Dilshan stays back and punches it to mid off. 171/1

52.5 J Khan to Dilshan, Length delivery outside off, Dilshan defends it off the front foot. 171/1

52.4 J Khan to T Dilshan, Goes for a drive and inside edges it to mid on. 171/1

52.3 J Khan to Dilshan, FOUR! Cracked! Short and wide outside off, Dilshan stands tall and caresses it past covers for a thumping boundary. 171/1

52.2 J Khan to Dilshan, A tad short outside off, Dilshan goes for a cut but bottom edges it to covers. 167/1

52.1 J Khan to Sangakkara, Clips it wide of mid on and takes a single. 167/1

51.6 R Herath to Gul, Looks to defend but gets an inside edge to fine leg for a couple. 97/8

51.5 R Herath to Gul, This time he gets bat onto it and defends it to the off side. 95/8

51.4 R Herath to Gul, Action replay again! Spins away after landing outside off, Gul presses forward for a defense but is beaten by the movement. 95/8

51.3 R Herath to Gul, Again good delivery! Spins away after landing outside off, Gul misses his forward prod. 95/8

51.2 R Herath to Gul, Beaten! Turns away sharply after landing outside off, Umar Gul goes for a forward prod but misses. 95/8

51.1 R Herath to Ayub, Gets down on one knee and sweeps it to fine leg for a single. 95/8

51.6 A Rehman to Dilshan, Turns away sharply after landing outside off, Dilshan lets it go through. 166/1

51.5 A Rehman to Dilshan, Goes back and defends it into the ground. 166/1

51.4 A Rehman to Dilshan, Goes for a flick but gets an inside edge onto his pads. 166/1

39th fifty for Sangakkara.

51.3 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Helps it to long on and takes a single to get to his half-century. 166/1

51.2 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Fullish outside off, Sangakkara drives it past covers and takes a couple. 165/1

51.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR BYES! Lands on a good length area on middle, turns away further down the leg side, Sangakkara misses his flick, the keeper too misses it and the runs away to the fine leg fence. 100-run stand between Dilshan and Sangakkara! 163/1

50.6 S Randiv to Gul, Fullish on middle, clipped away to mid-wicket. 94/8

50.5 S Randiv to Gul, Goes back and punches it to the covers. 94/8

50.4 S Randiv to Gul, Looks to turn it away tot eh leg side but gets hit low on the pads. 94/8

50.3 S Randiv to Gul, DEAD Ball! Spins further away after landing on the leg stump, Gul doesn't offer a shot and the ball misses the keeper and runs away to fine leg. 94/8

50.2 S Randiv to Gul, Stays in his crease and turns it to mid-wicket. 94/8

Umar Gul is the new batsman.

50.1 S Randiv to Rehman, OUT! LBW! Good delivery from Randiv! Good length delivery on middle, goes straight on with the arm. Rehman presses forward for a defense but misses. The players appeal and the umpire lifts his finger. That looked out to the naked eye. 94/8

50.6 J Khan to Dilshan, Stays back and pats it to the off side to end the over. 159/1

50.5 J Khan to Dilshan, Good length delivery angling in, Dilshan prods it into the ground. 159/1

50.4 J Khan to Dilshan, Stays in his crease, covers the line of the ball and defends it to the off side. 159/1

50.3 J Khan to Dilshan, Delivers a good length delivery from round the wicket, Dilshan squirts it into the ground. 159/1

50.2 J Khan to Sangakkara, Pushes it to mid-wicket and takes a single. 159/1

50.1 J Khan to Sangakkara, FOUR! A tad short and wide outside off, Sangakkara rocks back and clobbers it past covers for a boundary. 158/1

49.6 R Herath to Ayub, Ayub has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 94/7

49.5 R Herath to Ayub, Outside off, Ayub shoulders his arms to it. 94/7

49.4 R Herath to Rehman, Clips it to mid-wicket and takes a single. 94/7

49.3 R Herath to Rehman, Turns in sharply, Rehman defends it to the off side. There seemed to be a little pad and a stifled appeal but the umpire says no. 93/7

49.2 R Herath to Ayub, Gets down on one knee and sweeps it to deep square leg for a single. 93/7

49.1 R Herath to Ayub, Leans forward and helps it to the off side. 92/7

49.6 A Rehman to Dilshan, Dilshan has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 154/1

49.5 A Rehman to Dilshan, Leans forward and works it to the leg side. 154/1

49.4 A Rehman to Dilshan, Defended off the front foot by Dilshan presenting the full face of the bat. 154/1

49.3 A Rehman to Dilshan, FOUR! Smoked! Fullish outside off, Dilshan leans forward and drives it muscularly past covers for a boundary. 154/1

49.2 Rehman to Dilshan, Spins away a tad after landing on off, Dilshan pads it away. A stifled appeal for an LBW but the umpire says no. 150/1

49.1 A Rehman to Dilshan, Clips it away past square leg and takes a couple. 150/1

48.6 S Randiv to Rehman, Beaten! Beauty! Spins away sharply after landing outside off, Rehman goes for half a poke but misses. 92/7

48.5 Randiv to Rehman, Appeal for an LBW! Not out! Goes straight on with the arm after landing outside off, Rehman lunges forward but misses his defense. The players appeal but the umpire says no. Probably missing off! 92/7

48.4 S Randiv to Rehman, Spins away after landing outside off, Rehman leaves it alone. 92/7

48.3 S Randiv to Ayub, Clips it to deep square leg and takes a single. 92/7

48.2 S Randiv to Ayub, Spins back in after landing outside off, Ayub helps it to the short leg fielder. 91/7

48.1 S Randiv to Ayub, Stays back and works it away to the leg side. 91/7

48.6 J Khan to Sangakkara, Comes forward and drives it to mid off. 148/1

48.5 J Khan to Sangakkara, In the corridor outside off, Sangakkara leaves it alone. 148/1

48.4 J Khan to Sangakkara, Fullish on middle, driven to mid on by Sangakkara. 148/1

48.3 J Khan to Sangakkara, Gets back and turns it to the leg side, wants a single but is sent back. 148/1

48.2 J Khan to Sangakkara, Stays in his crease and presents it the full face of the bat to defend it into the ground. 148/1

48.1 J Khan to Sangakkara, Length delivery on off, Defended to the leg side by Sangakkara. 148/1

47.6 R Herath to Rehman, Presses forward and defends it back to the bowler. 91/7

47.5 R Herath to Rehman, Comes forward and defends it to the off side. 91/7

47.4 R Herath to Rehman, Looks to turn it away to the leg side but gets an inside edge which goes just past the forward short leg fielder. 91/7

47.3 R Herath to Rehman, Comes forward and defends it to the off side. 91/7

47.2 R Herath to Ayub, Sweeps it to square leg where the fielder makes a half stop and takes a single. 91/7

47.1 R Herath to Ayub, Leans forward and pushes it to covers. 90/7

Junaid back on.

47.6 A Rehman to Sangakkara, This time he bunts it to long on and takes a run. 148/1

47.5 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Drives it straight to the mid on fielder. 147/1

47.4 A Rehman to Dilshan, LEG BYE! Appeal for an LBW! Not out! Quicker and flatter on the leg stump, Dilshan goes for a flick but gets yorked and the ball hits him full on the boot. The players appeal but the umpire says no. They run through for a single. Probably going down leg! 147/1

47.3 A Rehman to Dilshan, Loopy outside off, turns away, Dilshan drives it to covers. 146/1

47.2 A Rehman to Dilshan, Lunges forward and defends it to the off side. 146/1

47.1 A Rehman to Dilshan, Dilshan has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 146/1

46.6 S Randiv to Rehman, Rehman has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 90/7

46.5 S Randiv to Rehman, Presses forward in defense but gets a slight leading edge to the off side. 90/7

46.4 S Randiv to Ayub, Ayub pushes it with soft hands to the off side and takes a quick single. 90/7

46.3 S Randiv to Ayub, Well flighted delivery on off, Squirted into the ground by Ayub. 89/7

46.2 S Randiv to Ayub, Length delivery on middle, worked away to the leg side. 89/7

46.1 S Randiv to Ayub, Spins back in after landing on off, Ayub turns it to leg gully. 89/7

46.6 U Gul to Dilshan, Clips it to deep mid-wicket and takes a single. 146/1

46.5 U Gul to Dilshan, Stays back and pats it to point. 145/1

46.4 U Gul to Dilshan, Bunts it straight back to the mid on fielder. 145/1

46.3 U Gul to Sangakkara, pats it past mid-wicket and takes a single. 145/1

46.2 U Gul to Sangakkara, Fullish outside off, Sangakkara drives it past extra covers and takes a couple. 144/1

46.1 U Gul to Sangakkara, In the corridor outside off, Sangakkara lets it go through tot he keeper. 142/1

Randiv back on.

45.6 R Herath to A Rehman, Defends it to the front foot to the off side. 89/7

45.5 R Herath to Rehman, Comes forward and helps it to covers. 89/7

45.4 R Herath to Ayub, Goes for a sweep but gets a bottom edge to the leg side for a single. 89/7

45.3 R Herath to Ayub, Ayub has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 88/7

45.2 R Herath to Ayub, Presses forward and prod sit to the off side. 88/7

Abdur Rehman is the new batsman.

45.1 Herath to Akmal, RUN OUT! Akmal departs! Absolute foolishness! Akmal sweeps it to fine leg and scampers through for a single. He then takes off for a second, Ayub is not interested but then he shows some interest comes forward but then again goes back as he watches the fielder pounce on the ball. Akmal is half way down the track and then reaches to the striker's end. Kulasekara in the deep throws it to Herath at the bowler's end who whips the bails off and celebrates! Akmal has an altercation with Ayub as he leaves, he was absolutely lived! 88/7

45.6 A Rehman to Dilshan, Lunges forward and squirts it into the ground to end the over. 142/1

45.5 A Rehman to Dilshan, Comes forward and prods it to the off side. 142/1

45.4 A Rehman to Dilshan, Dilshan has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 142/1

45.3 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Fullish on middle, Sangakkara bunts it down to long on for a single. 142/1

45.2 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Flicks it away aerially just past the short leg fielder. 141/1

45.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Spins back in after landing outside off, Sangakkara lets it go through to the keeper. 141/1

Herath back on.

44.6 N Pradeep to Ayub, Bouncer on middle, Ayub ducks under it successfully. 87/6

44.5 N Pradeep to Ayub, Fullish on middle, turned away to mid on by Ayub. 87/6

44.4 N Pradeep to Ayub, FOUR! cracked! Again a tad short and wide outside off, Ayub gets into position quickly and cuts it powerfully past point for boundary. 87/6

44.3 N Pradeep to Ayub, In the corridor outside off, Ayub lets it go through tot he keeper. He is playing a patient innings so far in his debut. 83/6

44.2 N Pradeep to Ayub, Comes forward and helps it back to the bowler. 83/6

44.1 N Pradeep to M Ayub, FOUR! Spanked! A tad wide outside off, Ayub rocks back and cuts it muscularly past point for a thunderous boundary. 83/6

44.6 U Gul to Dilshan, Stays in his crease and pats it to the leg side. 141/1

44.5 U Gul to Sangakkara, A tad short on middle, Sangakkara pulls it to fine leg for a single. 141/1

44.4 U Gul to Dilshan, Back of a length delivery outside off, Dilshan pulls it on front of square leg and takes a single. 140/1

44.3 U Gul to Dilshan, Good length delivery on middle, Dilshan misses his flick and gets hit high on the pads. A stifled appeal but the umpire says no. 139/1

44.2 U Gul to Dilshan, Bouncer on middle, Dilshan lets it go through. 139/1

44.1 U Gul to Sangakkara, Rocks back and guides it to point where Ayub dives to his right and makes the stop. A single taken. 139/1

43.6 S Randiv to Akmal, Defended off the front foot by Akmal presenting the full face of the bat. 79/6

43.5 S Randiv to Akmal, Leans forward and helps it to the leg side. 79/6

43.4 S Randiv to Ayub, Fullish on middle, Ayub sweeps it to fine leg and takes a single. 79/6

43.3 S Randiv to Ayub, Lunges forward and guides it with open face of the bat to gully. 78/6

43.2 S Randiv to Ayub, Stays in his crease and helps it to short leg. 78/6

43.1 S Randiv to Ayub, Fullish outside off, defended to point by Ayub. 78/6

Drinks break!

43.6 A Rehman to Dilshan, A tad quicker and flatter outside off, Dilshan pushes it to covers off the back foot. 138/1

43.5 A Rehman to Dilshan, Stays back and punches it to covers. 138/1

43.4 A Rehman to Dilshan, Dilshan has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 138/1

43.3 A Rehman to Dilshan, Beaten! Beauty! Spins away after landing on a fullish area outside off, Dilshan goes for a forward prod but misses. 138/1

43.2 A Rehman to Dilshan, Quicker and flatter outside off, spins away, Dilshan shoulders his arms to it. 138/1

43.1 A Rehman to Dilshan, Lunges forward and prods it to the off side. 138/1

42.6 N Pradeep to Akmal, Fullish outside off, Akmal drives it beautifully but straight to mid off. 78/6

42.5 N Pradeep to Akmal, Bouncer outside off, Akmal sways away from the line to let it go through. 78/6

42.4 N Pradeep to Akmal, Fullish on middle, driven to mid on by Akmal. 78/6

42.3 N Pradeep to Ayub, Clips it off his hips to deep square leg and takes a run. 78/6

42.2 N Pradeep to Ayub, Length delivery on middle, turned away to mid-wicket. 77/6

42.1 N Pradeep to Ayub, Back of a length delivery outside off, Ayub gets on top of the bounce and pats it to point. 77/6

42.6 U Gul to K Sangakkara, Again, a short of a length delivery on the leg stump, Sangakkara ducks under it successfully. 138/1

42.5 U Gul to Sangakkara, Bouncer on middle, Sangakkara ducks under it. 138/1

42.4 U Gul to Dilshan, Clips it behind square leg and takes a single. 138/1

42.3 U Gul to Dilshan, Play and a miss! A tad short outside off, Dilshan goes for a half-hearted cut but misses. 137/1

42.2 U Gul to Dilshan, Length delivery on middle, Dilshan drives it back to the bowler. 137/1

42.1 U Gul to Sangakkara, Nudges it behind square leg and takes a single. 137/1

41.6 S Randiv to Akmal, Presses forward and prods it to the off side. 77/6

41.5 S Randiv to Ayub, Turns it away wristily to deep mid-wicket for a single. 77/6

41.4 S Randiv to Ayub, Fullish on the pads, clipped to short fine leg. 76/6

41.3 S Randiv to Ayub, Just past the fielder! Flighted delivery on off, turns and bounces a tad after landing. Ayub lunges forward for a defense but gets an inside edge just past the leg slip to fine leg for a couple. 76/6

41.2 S Randiv to Ayub, Fullish on middle, turned away to mid-wicket by Ayub. 74/6

41.1 S Randiv to Akmal, Loopy outside off, Akmal drives it to mid on and scampers through for a single. 74/6

41.6 Rehman to Dilshan, Appeal for a caught behind! Not out! Spins away sharply after landing on a good length area outside off, Dilshan is enticed into the forward prod but gets beaten by the away movement. It flies inches past the outside edge. The players appeal for a caught behind but the umpire says no. Replays show that the bat hit the ground. 136/1

41.5 A Rehman to Dilshan, Defended off the front foot by Dilshan presenting the full face of the bat. 136/1

41.4 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Nudges it behind square leg and takes a single. 136/1

41.3 A Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR! Smoked! Fullish outside off, Sangakkara gets down on one knee and sweeps it from way outside off past mid-wicket for a boundary. 135/1

41.2 A Rehman to Dilshan, Loopy and fullish outside off, Dilshan drives it to long off for a single. 131/1

41.1 A Rehman to Dilshan, Spins away after landing on off, Dilshan goes for a front foot defense but gets a leading edge to the off side. 130/1

Suraj Randiv into the attack now.

Drinks break!

40.6 N Pradeep to Ayub, Stays in his crease and defends it back to the bowler. 73/6

40.5 N Pradeep to Ayub, Length delivery outside off, Ayub lunges forward and pushes it to covers. 73/6

40.4 N Pradeep to Ayub, Fullish on middle, Ayub drives it to mid on. 73/6

40.3 N Pradeep to Ayub, Looks for a flick but gets a leading along the ground back to the bowler. 73/6

40.2 N Pradeep to Ayub, Stays on the back foot and dabs it to gully. 73/6

40.1 N Pradeep to Ayub, Comes forward and turns it to the leg side. 73/6

Change of ends for Rehman.

40.6 U Gul to T Dilshan, Back of a length delivery on middle, Dilshan pulls it to fine leg and takes a single. 130/1

40.5 U Gul to Dilshan, Probing delivery outside off, Dilshan lets it go through. 129/1

40.4 U Gul to Sangakkara, Clips it wide of mid on and takes a single. 129/1

40.3 U Gul to Sangakkara, In the corridor outside off, Sangakkara lets it go through. 128/1

40.2 U Gul to Sangakkara, Length delivery on middle, Sangakkara turns it to the leg side. 128/1

40.1 U Gul to K Sangakkara, Good length delivery outside off, Sangakkara opens the face of the bat and guides it to gully. 128/1

39.6 R Herath to Akmal, Leans forward and pushes it to point to end the over. 73/6

39.5 R Herath to Akmal, Akmal has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 73/6

39.4 R Herath to Akmal, Fullish outside off, Akmal drives it to mid off. 73/6

39.3 R Herath to Akmal, Goes for a forward prod and gets squared up gets a slight leading edge to the off side. 73/6

39.2 R Herath to Akmal, Stays in his crease helps it to the off side. 73/6

39.1 R Herath to Akmal, Pushes it flatter and quicker on a length area on middle, Akmal defends it off the back foot. 73/6

Umar Gul back on.

39.6 S Ajmal to Dilshan, FOUR! Sublime! Full length delivery on off, Dilshan leans forward and drives it past mid off for a well timed boundary. 128/1

39.5 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Stays back and looks to flick it but misses and gets hit on the pads. 124/1

39.4 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Fullish on middle, driven to mid on by Dilshan. 124/1

39.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Tucks it behind square leg and takes a single. 124/1

39.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Pats it to point of the front foot. 123/1

39.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, FOUR! Good length delivery just outside off, Sangakkara rocks back, cuts it close to his body past the slip fielder for a well placed boundary. 123/1

38.6 N Pradeep to Ayub, Length delivery outside off, Ayub leaves it alone to end the over. 73/6

38.5 N Pradeep to Ayub, In the corridor outside off, Ayub shoulders his arms to let it go through. 73/6

38.4 N Pradeep to M Ayub, Leans forward and works it away to mid-wicket. 73/6

38.3 N Pradeep to Ayub, Good length delivery outside off, takes off from the track. Ayub leaves it alone at the last moment. 73/6

38.2 N Pradeep to Ayub, Fullish outside off, Ayub defends it back to the bowler. 73/6

38.1 N Pradeep to Akmal, Good length delivery on middle, Akmal turns it to the leg side and scampers through for a single. 73/6

38.6 A Rehman to Dilshan, Comes on the front foot and squirts it into the ground. 119/1

38.5 A Rehman to Dilshan, Stays back, opens the face of the bat and guides it to point. 119/1

38.4 A Rehman to Dilshan, Loopy outside off, Dilshan drives it to covers. 119/1

38.3 A Rehman to Dilshan, Lunges forward and pushes it to silly point. 119/1

38.2 A Rehman to Dilshan, Spins away after landing outside off, Dilshan leaves it alone. 119/1

38.1 A Rehman to Dilshan, Leans forward and defends it to the off side. 119/1

37.6 R Herath to Ayub, Quicker and flatter outside off, goes straight on with the arm. Ayub leaves it alone. 72/6

37.5 R Herath to Ayub, Comes forward, opens the face of the bat and defends it to point. 72/6

37.4 R Herath to Ayub, Comes forward and pushes a fullish delivery outside off to covers. 72/6

37.3 R Herath to Akmal, Fullish on middle, Akmal flicks it to mid-wicket, doesn't get the timing right and takes a single. 72/6

37.2 R Herath to Akmal, Gets down early on one knee and paddles it to fine leg for a couple. 71/6

37.1 R Herath to Akmal, Fullish on middle, turned away to leg side defensively. 69/6

37.6 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, A tad quicker and flatter on middle, Sangakkara turns it away to the leg side to end the over. 119/1

37.5 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Stays in his crease and pushes it straight back to the bowler. 119/1

37.4 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Clips it behind square leg and takes a single. 119/1

37.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Stays back, pushes it wide of covers and takes a single. 118/1

37.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Sangakkara has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 117/1

37.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Quicker and flatter outside off, Sangakkara lets it go through to the keeper. That one just zipped off the surface! 117/1

36.6 N Pradeep to Ayub, Comes forward and pushes it to covers. 69/6

36.5 N Pradeep to Ayub, Good length delivery outside off, takes off from the track. Ayub leaves it alone. 69/6

36.4 N Pradeep to Ayub, Stays back and clips a length delivery on middle to mid-wicket. 69/6

36.3 N Pradeep to Akmal, Clips a good length delivery on the pads to fine leg and takes a single. 69/6

36.2 N Pradeep to Akmal, Stays in his crease and pushes a good length delivery outside off to gully. 68/6

36.1 N Pradeep to Akmal, Nips back in a tad after landing on a good length area on middle, Akmal is hurried into the shot and misses his flick. Gets hit high on the pads. 68/6

36.6 A Rehman to Dilshan, Comes on the front foot and squirts it into the ground. 117/1

36.5 A Rehman to Dilshan, Leans forward and defends it to the off side. 117/1

36.4 A Rehman to Dilshan, Spins away after landing outside off, Dilshan lets it go through. 117/1

36.3 A Rehman to Dilshan, Defended off the front foot by Dilshan presenting the full face of the bat. 117/1

36.2 A Rehman to Dilshan, Clips it away behind square leg and takes a couple. 117/1

36.1 A Rehman to Dilshan, Good length delivery outside off, Dilshan lets it go through to the keeper. 115/1

Nuwan Pradeep into the attack now.

35.6 R Herath to Ayub, Loopy on middle, Ayub lunges forward and defends it to the off side. 68/6

35.5 R Herath to Akmal, Clips it to the leg side and takes a single. 68/6

35.4 R Herath to Akmal, Goes for a forward defense but gets a leading edge to the off side. 67/6

35.3 R Herath to Ayub, Gets down on one knee and sweeps it to fine leg for a single. 67/6

35.2 R Herath to Ayub, Beaten! Spins away after landing on off, Ayub goes for a forward prod but is beaten by the movement. 66/6

35.1 R Herath to Akmal, Fullish outside off, Akmal goes inside out, drives it wide of mid off and takes a single. 66/6

35.6 S Ajmal to K Sangakkara, Loopy outside off, Sangakkara defends it to the off side. 115/1

35.5 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Goes for a forward prod but gets an inside edge which flies aerially just past the short leg fielder for a single. 115/1

35.4 S Ajmal to T Dilshan, Fullish outside off, driven straight to mid off by Dilshan. 114/1

35.3 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Stays in his crease and helps it to covers. 114/1

35.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Clips it to mid-wicket and scampers through for a quick single. 114/1

35.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Pats it to covers, Dilshan wants a single but is sent back by Dilshan. 113/1

34.6 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Good length delivery outside off, Ayub presses forward and defends it with full face of the bat. 65/6

34.5 N Kulasekara to Ayub, In the corridor outside off, Ayub lets it go through to the keeper. 65/6

34.4 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Stays in his crease and pushes it defensively to covers. 65/6

34.3 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Leans forward and pushes it to covers. 65/6

34.2 N Kulasekara to Ayub, back of a length delivery outside off, Ayub drops his wrists and sways away from line. 65/6

34.1 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Bouncer outside the leg stump, Ayub lets it go through to the keeper. 65/6

34.6 A Rehman to Dilshan, Good length delivery on off, turns away after landing. Dilshan goes for a forward prod but gets an outside edge to short third man. 113/1

34.5 A Rehman to Dilshan, Loopy outside off, punched to covers by Dilshan. 113/1

50 stand between Sangakkara and Dilshan.

34.4 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Nudges it behind square leg and takes a single. 113/1

34.3 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Length delivery on off, turned to mid-wicket. 112/1

34.2 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Lunges forward and prods it to the off side. 112/1

34.1 A Rehman to Dilshan, Pushes it with soft hands wide of mid on and takes a single. 112/1

33.6 R Herath to Akmal, Leans forward and defends it to the off side. 65/6

Adnan Akmal is the new batsman.

33.5 Herath to Khan, OUT! LBW! Herath gets the big one! Good length delivery on off, goes straight on with the arm after landing. Younus presses forward for a defense but seems to miss it and gets hit on the pads. The players appeal and the umpire lifts his finger. Younus doesn't want to leave, and yes, he was right! Replays show that there was an inside edge involved! Unlucky Younus! 65/6

33.4 R Herath to Khan, Comes forward and pats it to the leg side. 65/5

33.3 R Herath to Khan, Length delivery outside off, spins away a tad. Younus defends it to the off side. 65/5

33.2 R Herath to Khan, Dances down the track and mistimes his flick past mid-wicket for a couple. 65/5

33.1 R Herath to Khan, Fullish on middle, squirted into the ground by Younus. 63/5

33.6 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Stays back and squirts it to point to end the over. 111/1

33.5 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Taps it very late off the back foot to the off side. 111/1

33.4 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Gets back and helps it back to Ajmal. 111/1

33.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Goes for a push to the off side but is beaten by the away spin. 111/1

33.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Stays back and defends it into the ground. 111/1

33.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Comes forward and pushes it to mid off. 111/1

32.6 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Delivers a full toss on off, Ayub drives it straight to mid off. 63/5

32.5 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Beaten! Beauty! Straightens a tad after landing outside off, Ayub goes for half a poke but misses. 63/5

32.4 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Bouncer on middle, Ayub ducks under it successfully. 63/5

32.3 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Rocks back for a cut but gets an inside edge into the ground towards point. 63/5

32.2 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Length delivery outside off, nips back in a tad, Ayub pushes it to covers off the front foot. 63/5

32.1 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Stands tall and goes for a punch through the off side but gets an inside edge to mid-wicket. 63/5

32.6 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Nudges it to short fine leg and takes a single. 111/1

32.5 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Covers the line of the ball and defends it into the ground. 110/1

32.4 A Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR! Spanked! Sits down on one knee Sangakkara sweeps it muscularly over mid-wicket for a boundary. 110/1

32.3 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Good delivery! Spins back in after landing on a fullish area outside off, Sangakkara goes for a drive but gets an inside edge to mid on. 106/1

32.2 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Length delivery outside off, Sangakkara turns it to mid-wicket. 106/1

32.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Spins back in after landing on off, Sangakkara pats it to mid-wicket. 106/1

31.6 R Herath to Khan, Quicker and flatter on middle, defended to point by Younus. 63/5

31.5 R Herath to Khan, Comes forward and helps it defensively to silly point. 63/5

31.4 R Herath to Khan, Loopy on middle from wide of the crease, Younus defends it to the off side off the front foot. 63/5

31.3 R Herath to Khan, Defended off the front foot by Younus presenting the full face of the bat. 63/5

31.2 R Herath to Khan, Leans forward for a defense but gets an inside edge tot eh leg side. 63/5

31.1 R Herath to Khan, Quicker and flatter on middle and off, Younus stays back and squirts it into the ground. 63/5

31.6 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Good length delivery on off, Dilshan rocks back and punches it to mid-wicket. 106/1

31.5 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Drives it wide of mid off and scampers through for a quick single. 106/1

31.4 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Goes back and pushes it to covers. 105/1

31.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Comes forward and prods it to the off side. 105/1

31.2 S Ajmal to K Sangakkara, A tad short outside off, Sangakkara cuts it to covers. 105/1

31.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Lunges forward and defends it to the off side. 105/1

30.6 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Comes forward and defends it to the off side to end the over. 63/5

30.5 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Good mix-up of deliveries from Kulasekara! This one moves away after landing on a length area outside off, Ayub leaves it alone cautiously. 63/5

30.4 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Probing delivery outside off, Kulasekara lets it go through to the keeper. 63/5

30.3 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Goes for a drive off a length delivery outside off, but gets an inside edge onto his pads due to the sharp inward movement. 63/5

30.2 N Kulasekara to Ayub, In the corridor outside off, Ayub lets it go through to the keeper. 63/5

30.1 N Kulasekara to Ayub, Nips back in after landing outside off, Ayub defends it at the last moment. 63/5

30.6 A Rehman to Dilshan, Loopy delivery on a fullish length on middle, Dilshan squirts it into the ground. 105/1

30.5 A Rehman to Dilshan, Good length delivery outside off, Dilshan pushes it to covers off the back foot. 105/1

30.4 A Rehman to Dilshan, Stays back and cuts it to point. 105/1

30.3 A Rehman to Dilshan, Rocks back and punches it straight to point. 105/1

30.2 A Rehman to Dilshan, Dilshan has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 105/1

30.1 A Rehman to Dilshan, Leans forward and defends it with full face of the bat to the off side. 105/1

29.6 R Herath to Khan, Turns away a tad after landing on off, Younus squirts it into the ground to end the over. 63/5

29.5 R Herath to Khan, Comes forward and again defends it to the off side. 63/5

29.4 R Herath to Khan, Flighted delivery outside off, Younus prods it off the front foot to the off side. 63/5

29.3 R Herath to Khan, Loopy and fullish outside off, defended into the ground by Younus. 63/5

29.2 R Herath to Ayub, Gets down on one knee and sweep sit to fine leg for a single. 63/5

29.1 R Herath to Ayub, Lunges forward and squirt it into the ground. 62/5

29.6 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Fullish on middle, Dilshan bunts it down to long on and takes a single. 105/1

29.5 S Ajmal to T Dilshan, Goes straight on with the arm after landing on off, Dilshan is squared up in his defense and he gets an outside edge past short third man for a couple. 104/1

29.4 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Fullish on middle, clipped straight to mid-wicket. 102/1

29.3 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Lunges forward and prods a fullish delivery on off to the off side. 102/1

29.2 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Rocks back and punches it straight back to Ajmal. 102/1

29.1 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Spins back in after landing on off, Dilshan stays back and defends it into the ground. 102/1

28.6 N Kulasekara to Khan, Length delivery outside off, pushed to point by Younus. 62/5

28.5 N Kulasekara to Y Khan, Nips away after landing outside off, Younus stays back for a defense but gets an outside edge to second slip. He played it with soft hands and hence it didn't carry! 62/5

28.4 N Kulasekara to Khan, In the corridor outside off, Younus shoulders his arms to it. 62/5

28.3 N Kulasekara to Khan, Goes back and punches it to covers. 62/5

28.2 N Kulasekara to Khan, Straightens a tad after landing outside off, Younus leans forward for a forward defense but is beaten by the away movement. 62/5

28.1 N Kulasekara to Khan, Length delivery outside off, Younus stays in his crease, opens the face of the bat and guides it to point. 62/5

28.6 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Quicker and flatter outside off, Sangakkara is squared up in his defense and gets an outside edge past short third man for a couple. 102/1

28.5 A Rehman to Dilshan, Flighted delivery outside off, Dilshan comes forward and pushes it past extra covers for a single brings up the 100 for Sri Lanka. 100/1

28.4 A Rehman to Dilshan, Stays in his crease and pats it to the leg side. 99/1

28.3 A Rehman to Dilshan, Loopy outside off, Dilshan looks to drive it but then decides against and lets it go through. 99/1

28.2 A Rehman to Dilshan, Stays back and defends it to silly point. 99/1

28.1 A Rehman to T Dilshan, Fullish outside off, Dilshan drives it straight to covers. 99/1

27.6 R Herath to Ayub, Leans forward and pushes it defensively to covers. 62/5

27.5 R Herath to Ayub, Gets down on one knee and sweeps it to long leg for a couple. 62/5

27.4 R Herath to Ayub, Pushes a fullish delivery outside off to covers. 60/5

27.3 R Herath to Ayub, Loopy outside off, Ayub lunges forward and squirts it into the ground. 60/5

27.2 R Herath to Ayub, No run. 60/5

27.1 Herath to Ayub, Appeal for an LBW! Not out! Goes straight on with the arm after landing on a good length area on middle, Ayub looks to flick but misses. The players appeal for an LBW but the umpire says no. Probably going down leg. 60/5

27.6 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Leans forward and prods it to the off side. 99/1

27.5 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Just short! Goes for a sweep but gets the toe end of the bat the ball loops up in the air and falls just short of Hafeez at Mid-wicket. A single taken. 99/1

27.4 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Good length delivery outside off, defended to point by Dilshan. 98/1

27.3 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Defended off the front foot by Dilshan presenting the full face of the bat. 98/1

27.2 S Ajmal to Dilshan, FOUR! Nicely placed! Gets down on one knee and sweeps it powerfully pas the short fine leg fielder for a boundary. 98/1

27.1 Ajmal to Dilshan, Fullish outside the leg stump, Dilshan goes for a flick but seems to get an inside edge onto the pads. They players appeal for an LBW but he umpire says no. 94/1

26.6 N Kulasekara to Khan, Comes forward and pats it to point. 60/5

26.5 N Kulasekara to Khan, Length delivery outside off, Younus comes forward and helps it to covers. 60/5

26.4 N Kulasekara to Khan, Length delivery outside off, Younus defends it to covers off the front foot. 60/5

26.3 N Kulasekara to Khan, Leans on the front foot and pushes it to covers. 60/5

26.2 N Kulasekara to Khan, Jags back in after landing on off, Younus looks to flick but misses. A stifled appeal but the umpire says no. Probably going down leg. 60/5

26.1 N Kulasekara to Khan, FOUR! Well timed! A tad wide outside off, Younus stays back and punches it through covers for a boundary. 60/5

Welcome back for the afternoon session. The players have made their way out to the middle. Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara are the two batsmen at the crease. Saeed Ajmal will start off proceedings for Pakistan.

A good session for Sri Lanka as they have managed to score 94 runs for the loss of just one wicket. The openers Dilshan and Paranavitana played well to put up 63 for the first wicket. Dilshan then carried on the juggernaut as he brought up his 21st Test fifty. He looked ominous at the wicket with some scintillating strokes. For Pakistan, Umar Gul bowled with great heart but couldn't pick up a wicket. Saeed Ajmal picked up a wicket in his first over to provide a crucial breakthrough. Dilshan is still there at the crease along with Sangakkara. A big partnership is expected from them. Do join us in a while for the post lunch session.

26.6 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Good length delivery outside off, Sangakkara dabs it to the off side looks for a run but is sent back. That's Lunch on day 1! 94/1

26.5 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Length delivery on off, Sangakkara turns it to the leg side. 94/1

26.4 A Rehman to Dilshan, Pushes it past point and takes a single. 94/1

26.3 A Rehman to Dilshan, Goes for a forward defense but gets an outside edge to short third man. 93/1

26.2 A Rehman to Dilshan, Spins away a tad after landing outside off, Dilshan lets it go through. 93/1

26.1 A Rehman to Dilshan, Drives it to short covers where Hafeez is alert he has a Shy at the non-striker's end as Sangakkara was caught napping but misses. That would have been close had it hit! 93/1

25.6 R Herath to Ayub, Ayub has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 56/5

25.5 R Herath to Ayub, Leans forward for a defense but gets a slight inside edge to the leg side. 56/5

25.4 Herath to Ayub, Goes straight on with the arm after landing on off, Ayub misses his forward prod, the players appeal but the umpire says no. Probably going down leg. 56/5

25.3 R Herath to Ayub, Beauty! Turns away sharply after landing outside off, Ayub goes for a forward prod but misses. 56/5

25.2 R Herath to Ayub, Comes forward and defends it to the off side. 56/5

25.1 R Herath to Ayub, Defended off the front foot by Ayub presenting the full face of the bat. 56/5

25.6 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Helps it to mid-wicket and wants a run but is sent back. 93/1

25.5 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Goes back and pushes it back to the bowler. 93/1

25.4 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Sangakkara has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 93/1

25.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, FOUR! Edgy! A tad quick and flat outside off, Sangakkara goes for a cut too close to his body but gets an outside edge to first slip, it travels too fast towards Younus khan who tries his best but doesn't get a hand to the ball. It runs away to thrid man for a boundary. 93/1

25.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, A tad quick and flat outside off, Sangakkara defends it to the off side. 89/1

25.1 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Gets back and helps it to the off side. 89/1

Herath to bowl from the City End.

24.6 N Kulasekara to Khan, FOUR! This time he is in control! Nips away a tad after landing outside off, Younus Khan opens the face of the bat and guides it pasts slips to third man for a boundary. 56/5

24.5 N Kulasekara to Khan, Comes forward and defends it to the cover region. 52/5

24.4 N Kulasekara to Y Khan, FOUR! Edgy! Holds its line after landing on a good length area outside off, Younus goes for a drive but gets an outside edge past the slips to third man for a boundary. 52/5

24.3 Kulasekara to Khan, Appeal for an LBW! Not out! Nips back in sharply after landing outside off, Younus leans forward for a defense but gets an inside edge onto his front pad. The players appeal but the umpire knows that it's an inside edge. 48/5

24.2 N Kulasekara to Khan, Length delivery outside off, Younus lets it go through to the keeper. 48/5

24.1 N Kulasekara to Khan, Good length delivery outside off, Younus defends it off the back foot to the off side. 48/5

24.6 A Rehman to Dilshan, Flighted delivery outside off, Dilshan is enticed into the drive and he plays it uppishly to point. 89/1

24.5 A Rehman to Dilshan, Again lunges forward and drives it to extra covers. 89/1

24.4 A Rehman to Dilshan, Leans forward and pushes it to extra covers. 89/1

24.3 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Clips it to fine leg and takes a single. 89/1

24.2 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Goes back and pats it to the leg side. 88/1

24.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR! Spanked! Fullish outside off, Sangakkara gets down on one knee and sweeps it from way outside the leg stump past mid-wicket for a boundary. 88/1

The players have made their way out to the middle, Younus Khan and Mohammad Ayub are the two batsmen at the crease. Nuwan Kulasekara will start off proceedings for Sri Lanka.

Ayaz Memon tweets, "At 48 for 5, Pak look to be in a lost cause in Test against Lanka unless, of course, Dav Whatmore has taught them an effective rain-dance.."

Pitch - The track looks dry and even and will get a good amount of turn. It's going to be tough for the Pakistani batsmen. A lot of focus and discipline will be required from them.

A splendid effort with the bat by Kumar Sangakkara and some disciplined bowling by the Lankan bowlers lifted the Lions to the top on day 2 of the Test match. Having dominated both first and second days of the match, they are in the driver's seat with Pakistan trailing by 424 runs and just 5 wickets in hand in the first innings. Centuries from Dilshan and Sangakkara made sure that the hosts were propelled to 472. Pacer Kulasekara provided the early breakthroughs and Randiv followed suite with a couple of wickets. The visitors are reeling at 48/5 and with 224 more runs runs required to avoid follow-on, it's going to be a humongous task upfront today. A lot will be expected from Younus Khan and debutant Mohammad Ayub who are at the crease. The Lions, on the other hand, would be looking to wrap up the innings as soon as possible and if possible inflict a follow-on. Expect an intriguing day's play today.

Hello and welcome to the coverage of day 3 of the 1st Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Galle.

That ends a gripping day of Test cricket. Kumar Sangakkara was unfortunate to miss out after remaining stranded on 199. And then Pakistan crumbled while they batted. Nuwan Kulasekara bowled a superb spell first up and then Randiv came up with back-to-back wickets. Only Younus Khan is the only one who has ample experience and he is still batting. Can Pakistan post some sort of challenge tomorrow? Join us then, till then, farewell!

23.6 R Herath to Ayub, Short and spinning away, punched down to mid off. Stumps on day 2. 48/5

23.5 R Herath to Ayub, Ayub has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 48/5

23.4 R Herath to Ayub, Outside off and spinning away, patted away to point. 48/5

23.3 R Herath to Khan, Sweeps it away to long leg for a single. 48/5

23.2 R Herath to Khan, Once again comes down and jams it towards the ground. 47/5

23.1 R Herath to Khan, Gets well forward and blocks it. 47/5

23.6 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Comes forward and prods it to the off side. Three maidens in a row now! 84/1

23.5 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Dilshan has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 84/1

23.4 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Comes forward and drives it straight back. 84/1

23.3 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Outside off, Dilshan pats it to point. 84/1

23.2 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Plays it late and punches it to mid on. 84/1

23.1 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Stays back and squirts it into the ground. 84/1

22.6 S Randiv to Khan, On middle, tucked away through mid-wicket now for one to end the over. 47/5

22.5 S Randiv to Ayub, Short delivery, punched away through covers now for one. First run in international cricket for Mohammad Ayub. 46/5

22.4 S Randiv to Ayub, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 45/5

22.3 S Randiv to Ayub, Was there a nick? Short and going on straight after pitching, Ayub pokes but the ball goes past the edge. The entire team is celebrating for the caught behind but the umpire is not interested. And replays confirm there was nothing from the bat. 45/5

22.2 S Randiv to Ayub, Gets sideways to block but gets an inside edge onto his pads. 45/5

22.1 S Randiv to Khan, Very full on off, flicked away for a single. 45/5

22.6 Rehman to Sangakkara, Appeal for an LBW! Not out! Leans forward for a defense but then tries to pad it away after the ball spins back in. There is a loud appeal for an LBW but the ball was pitched outside off! 84/1

22.5 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Sangakkara shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 84/1

22.4 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Goes back and pushes it back to the bowler. 84/1

22.3 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Spins back in after landing outside off, Sangakkara turns it away to the leg side. 84/1

22.2 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Goes for a forward prod but gets an inside edge onto his pads. 84/1

22.1 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Flatter and quicker outside off, Sangakkara looks to force it away to the off side but misses. 84/1

Mohammad Ayub, the debutant walks in at number 7.

21.6 R Herath to Shafiq, OUT! Caught behind and Pakistan are losing the plot before stumps here. Bowls it on middle and off and it spins away after landing, Shafiq pokes his bat out but gets a faint edge behind. Prasanna Jayawardene takes a fine catch and Shafiq has to go. 44/5

21.5 R Herath to Shafiq, Thrusts himself forward and pushes it towards point. 44/4

21.4 R Herath to A Shafiq, This one turns away after landing on off, Shafiq uses soft hands and hence the outside edge carries short of second slip. 44/4

21.3 R Herath to Shafiq, Bowls it quick outside off, front foot defense from Shafiq. 44/4

21.2 R Herath to Khan, Sweeps this one away to deep square leg for a single. 44/4

21.1 R Herath to Khan, Gets out and blocks it back towards the bowler. 43/4

21.6 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Lunges forward and prods it into the ground. 84/1

21.5 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Comes forward and defends it to the off side. 84/1

21.4 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Pitches on the leg stump and spins away further, Dilshan misses his flick. 84/1

21.3 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Defended off the front foot by Dilshan presenting the full face of the bat. 84/1

21.2 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Big appeal for an LBW! Not out! Spins back in after landing outside off, Dilshan shuffles across a tad and looks to flick but misses. Gets hit on the pads and the players appeal but the umpire says no. That looked close! 84/1

21.1 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Straightens a tad after landing on off, Dilshan stays back and pushes it defensively to the off side. 84/1

20.6 S Randiv to Shafiq, Drops it in front of the short leg fielder to end an excellent over from Ajmal. 43/4

20.5 S Randiv to Shafiq, Bowls it outside off, Shafiq, without any half-measures, drives it down to mid off. No hat-trick again. 43/4

Asad Shafiq walks in. Suraj Randiv is on a hat-trick!

20.4 S Randiv to S Ajmal, OUT! Two in two but was there an edge? Does not seem though from the replays. Off-spinner outside off, Ajmal thrusts forward to dab but the ball turns in and goes off the pads. Lobs up to Paranavitana at short leg. Huge appeal and it is given after a long, long time. 43/4

Saeed Ajmal, the night-watchman walks in at number 5.

20.3 Randiv to Hafeez, OUT! As plumb as anything can get and Hafeez departs in the dying minutes before stumps. This one straightens after pitching and Hafeez is caught napping on the back foot. It was dead plumb but the umpire took a long time before giving it in the fielding side's favour. 43/3

20.2 S Randiv to Hafeez, Superb anticipation. Hafeez goes to sweep that one, Jayawardena from first slip, goes running on the leg side, past the keeper to collect that but drops it. Was there an edge though? 43/2

20.1 S Randiv to Khan, Khan works it down the leg side. One run added to the total. 43/2

20.6 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Delivers it into the blockhole, Sangakkara digs it out to mid off. 84/1

20.5 A Rehman to Dilshan, Again chips down the track and drives it to mid off, Gul stationed there misfields and allows a run. 84/1

20.4 A Rehman to Dilshan, Play and a miss! Quick and flat outside off, turning away. Dilshan goes for a cut but misses. 83/1

20.3 A Rehman to Dilshan, Chips down the track, gives himself a bit of room. Rehman follows him and Dilshan defends it straight back to the bowler. 83/1

20.2 A Rehman to Dilshan, Leans forward and defends it to the off side. 83/1

20.1 A Rehman to Dilshan, FOUR! Bludgeoned! Fullish outside off, Dilshan dances down the track and lofts it over mid off for a muscular boundary. 83/1

19.6 R Herath to Hafeez, Hafeez shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 42/2

19.5 R Herath to Hafeez, Superb delivery. After some straight deliveries, this one spins away from the right-hander, who is clearly beaten by the turn. 42/2

19.4 R Herath to Khan, Khan plays a sweep shot. The batsmen have run through for a single. 42/2

19.3 R Herath to Khan, Khan has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 41/2

19.2 Herath to Hafeez, DROPPED! A fuller length delivery, Hafeez gets down and smacks it off the toe end of the bat down the ground. Herath gets both hands to it but puts it down It was a powerfully struck shot. 41/2

19.1 R Herath to Khan, Khan has flicked the ball off his pads. The batsmen have run through for a single. 40/2

19.6 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Turns away after landing outside off, Sangakkara plays a half-hearted cut and misses. 79/1

21st Test Fifty for Dilshan!

19.5 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Goes back, punches it to covers and takes a single to reach his half-century. 79/1

19.4 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Pushes it wide of mid off and takes a single. 78/1

19.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Comes forward and squirts it into the ground. 77/1

19.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Sangakkara has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 77/1

19.1 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Spins back in after landing on off, Dilshan works it to the leg side and takes a single. 77/1

18.6 S Randiv to Khan, Khan works it down the leg side. They pick up a single. 39/2

18.5 S Randiv to Khan, Loopy outside off, Younus squirts it down to short leg. 38/2

18.4 S Randiv to Khan, Gets his front foot stride on the off side and jams it down. 38/2

18.3 S Randiv to Khan, Khan shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 38/2

18.2 S Randiv to Khan, Slanting down the leg side, tucked away towards square leg. 38/2

18.1 S Randiv to Khan, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 38/2

18.6 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Stays back and defends it into the ground to end the over. 76/1

18.5 A Rehman to Sangakkara, Spins back in after landing outside off, Sangakkara helps it defensively to the short leg fielder. 76/1

18.4 A Rehman to K Sangakkara, Rocks back and cuts it straight to point. 76/1

18.3 A Rehman to Dilshan, Clips it to deep square leg and takes a single. 76/1

18.2 A Rehman to Dilshan, Leans forward and pushes it to covers, wants a single but is sent back. 75/1

18.1 A Rehman to Dilshan, Fullish on off, Dilshan goes for a forward prod but gets an inside edge onto his pads. 75/1

It's gone more dark now. But the umpires haven't called anything so far. The maximum time till when play can go on is 1745 IST.

Suraj Randiv into the attack now.

17.6 R Herath to Hafeez, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 38/2

17.5 R Herath to Hafeez, Short and keeping low, Hafeez punches it back to Herath. 38/2

17.4 R Herath to Hafeez, Hafeez has driven it straight down the ground. 38/2

17.3 R Herath to Khan, Leg bye. Slanting down the leg side, Khan gets it off the pads through square leg. 38/2

17.2 R Herath to Khan, Turns it away with the spin on the leg side. 37/2

17.1 R Herath to Khan, Huge shout for LBW! Arm ball skidding on, Khan thrusts forward to push that but gets hit on the pads. The loud shout is turned down. Replays show that the IMPACT was just outside off. What an excellent decision from the umpire in the end. 37/2

Abdur Rehman into the attack now.

17.6 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Works it to the leg side and takes a single to end the over. 75/1

17.5 S Ajmal to Dilshan, FOUR! Sublime drive! Fullish outside off, Dilshan leans forward and drives it past extra cover for a well timed boundary. 74/1

17.4 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Goes back, turns it away behind square leg for a single. 70/1

17.3 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Sangakkara has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 69/1

17.2 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Spins away after landing outside off, Sangakkara shoulders his arms to it. 69/1

17.1 S Ajmal to Dilshan, Clips it away behind square leg and takes a single. 69/1

16.6 A Mathews to Hafeez, Fuller in length, pushed away towards point to end the maiden over from Mathews. 37/2

16.5 A Mathews to Hafeez, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 37/2

16.4 A Mathews to Hafeez, Bowls full again outside off, front foot defense from Hafeez. 37/2

16.3 A Mathews to Hafeez, Full and wide outside off, left alone. 37/2

16.2 A Mathews to Hafeez, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 37/2

It has gone really overcast out here. The ground-staff are ready, just in case.

16.1 A Mathews to Hafeez, Wide outside off, left alone. 37/2

16.6 J Khan to Sangakkara, Play and a miss! Nips away after landing outside off, Sangakkara looks to steer it down to third man but misses. 68/1

16.5 J Khan to Dilshan, Clips it wide of mid on and takes a single. 68/1

16.4 J Khan to Dilshan, Appeal for an LBW! Not out! Nips back in after landing outside the leg stump, Dilshan goes for a flick but gets beaten by the movement and is hit on the pads. The players appeal for an LBW but the umpire says no. Pitching outside leg! 67/1

16.3 J Khan to Sangakkara, Length delivery outside off, Sangakkara stays back and prods it to the off side. 67/1

16.2 J Khan to Sangakkara, Stays back and defends a good length delivery on off into the ground. 66/1

16.1 J Khan to Dilshan, A tad short and wide outside off, Dilshan rocks back and cuts it past covers for three. 66/1

15.6 R Herath to Khan, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 37/2

15.5 R Herath to Khan, Khan has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 37/2

15.4 R Herath to Khan, On the stumps again, defended back. 37/2

15.3 R Herath to Khan, Bowls slower through the air on the stumps, forward defense by Younus. 37/2

15.2 R Herath to Khan, Gets well forward and dabs it away to short leg. 37/2

15.1 R Herath to Khan, The slider outside off, skidding through, Younus went for the cut but the ball whizzed past his blade and the off stump as well. 37/2

15.6 S Ajmal to Sangakkara, Slips it down the leg side, Sangakkara misses his flick. 63/1

Kumar Sangakkara is the new batsman.

15.5 S Ajmal to Paranavitana, OUT! Stumped! Ajmal gives Pakistan the breakthrough in his first over. Fullish delivery outside off, Paranavitana dances down the track for a loft but gets beaten by the away spin. Adnan Akmal whips off the bails in a flash and Paranavitana is found way short. Ajmal is delighted. 63/1

15.4 S Ajmal to Paranavitana, FOUR! a tad short and wide outside off, Paranavitana rocks back and cuts it powerfully past point for a boundary. 63/0

15.3 S Ajmal to Paranavitana, Dropped! Paranavitana goes for a sweep off a fullish delivery way outside off but gets an inside edge onto his pads which lobs to short leg where Azhar Ali doesn't hold on to it. 59/0

15.2 S Ajmal to Paranavitana, Comes forward and prods it into the ground. 59/0

15.1 S Ajmal to Paranavitana, Spins away after landing on a good length area outside off, Paranavitana plays inside the line and gets beaten. 59/0

14.6 A Mathews to Hafeez, Back of a length delivery on the stumps, blocked back towards the bowler to end the over. 37/2

14.5 A Mathews to M Hafeez, Short of a length, defends it nicely. 37/2

14.4 A Mathews to Hafeez, Goes on the back foot and punches it away on the off side. 37/2

14.3 A Mathews to Hafeez, Fullish delivery, 123.8 kph, driven towards cover. 37/2

14.2 A Mathews to Hafeez, Defends it off the front foot. 37/2

14.1 A Mathews to Hafeez, Wide outside off, left alone. 37/2

Saeed Ajmal into the attack now.

14.6 J Khan to Dilshan, Appeal for a caught behind! Not out! Spectacular delivery! Nips away after landing on a full length area outside off, Dilshan goes for a drive but gets beaten by the away movement. The players appeal as the ball flies inches past the outside edge but the umpire is unmoved. 59/0

14.5 J Khan to Dilshan, Probing delivery on a good length area outside off, Dilshan lets it go through to the keeper. 59/0

14.4 J Khan to T Dilshan, FOUR! He looks in ominous touch! A tad short outside off, Dilshan rocks back and pulls it muscularly past mid-wicket for a boundary. 59/0

14.3 J Khan to Dilshan, FOUR! Lovely drive! Fullish outside off, Dilshan stays back and drives it past mid off for a well timed boundary. 55/0

14.2 J Khan to Dilshan, Stays back and defends a good length delivery outside off solidly to mid off. 51/0

14.1 J Khan to Dilshan, Good length delivery outside off, Dilshan plays it defensively to the off side. 51/0

Angelo Mathews into the attack.

13.6 R Herath to Khan, Khan has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 37/2

13.5 R Herath to Khan, Goes across and sweeps it nicely over square leg for a couple of runs. 37/2

13.4 R Herath to Khan, Plants his front foot out and pushes it towards cover. 35/2

13.3 R Herath to Khan, Slanting on off stump, Younus gets an inside edge through square leg. 35/2

13.2 R Herath to Khan, Khan has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 35/2

13.1 R Herath to Khan, Pushes this away towards point. 35/2

13.6 M Hafeez to Dilshan, Turns it behind square leg and takes a single. 51/0

13.5 M Hafeez to Dilshan, FOUR! Thumped! A tad short and wide outside off, Dilshan rocks back cuts it muscularly past covers for a boundary. 50/0

13.4 M Hafeez to Dilshan, Dances down the track and square drives it straight to point. 46/0

13.3 M Hafeez to Dilshan, A tad quicker and flatter on middle, Dilshan clips it to short fine leg. 46/0

13.2 M Hafeez to Dilshan, Dilshan has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 46/0

13.1 M Hafeez to Paranavitana, Comes forward for a defense and gets a thick outside edge to backward point. They take a single. 46/0

12.6 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Hafeez defends it from within the crease. 35/2

12.5 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Hafeez lets the ball go outside his off stump. 35/2

12.4 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Hafeez has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 35/2

12.3 N Kulasekara to M Hafeez, FOUR! Pulled away! Short of a length at 131 kph, Hafeez wheels and pulls it nicely through mid-wicket for a boundary. 35/2

12.2 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Hafeez shoulders arms to let that one through. 31/2

12.2 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, WIDE! Bowls a short of a length delivery, goes way over Hafeez's head and the umpire gives the signal. 31/2

12.1 N Kulasekara to Khan, Good length on the pads, worked away on the leg side for one. 30/2

Drinks break.

12.6 J Khan to Dilshan, FOUR! Spanked! Back of a length delivery outside off, Dilshan rocks back and pulls it past mid-wicket for a thumping boundary. 45/0

12.5 J Khan to Dilshan, Length delivery outside off, Dilshan pushed it defensively to covers. 41/0

12.4 J Khan to Dilshan, Beaten! Good delivery! Nips away after landing outside off, Dilshan goes for a forward prod but is beaten by the away movement. 41/0

12.3 J Khan to Dilshan, In the corridor outside off, Dilshan lets it go through tot he keeper. 41/0

12.2 J Khan to Dilshan, Drifts it onto his pads, Dilshan flicks it behind square leg and takes a couple. 41/0

12.1 J Khan to Dilshan, Length delivery outside off, Dilshan pushes it to mid off. 39/0

11.6 R Herath to Khan, Unveils a good-looking sweep but goes straight to long leg for a single to end the over. 29/2

11.5 R Herath to Hafeez, Slanting down the leg side, tickled away off the pads for a single down to fine leg. 28/2

11.4 R Herath to Hafeez, Hafeez has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 27/2

11.3 R Herath to Hafeez, Fuller outside off, pushed away through covers. 27/2

11.2 R Herath to Hafeez, Goes to work that away and gets an inside edge onto his pads. 27/2

11.1 R Herath to Hafeez, Shout for LBW! The arm ball going on straight at 78.8 kph, Hafeez thrusts forward but gets hit on the pads. Appeal for LBW is turned down. Maybe sliding down. 27/2

Junaid Khan back on.

11.6 M Hafeez to Paranavitana, Length delivery on off, defended to the off side by Paranavitana. 39/0

11.5 M Hafeez to Paranavitana, FOUR! Cracked! A tad short outside off, Paranavitana rocks back and cuts it muscularly through point for a boundary. 39/0

11.4 M Hafeez to Paranavitana, Comes forward and dabs it to the off side. 35/0

11.3 M Hafeez to Paranavitana, Quick and flat on middle, Tharanga is late on the shot and manages to defend it to the leg side. 35/0

11.2 M Hafeez to Paranavitana, Loopy outside off, Paranavitana prods it to the off side. 35/0

11.1 M Hafeez to Dilshan, Clips it to square leg and takes a single. 35/0

Drinks break.

10.6 N Kulasekara to Khan, Outside off at 126.9 kph, left alone to end the over. 27/2

10.5 N Kulasekara to Khan, Wide outside off, left alone. 27/2

10.4 N Kulasekara to Khan, Wide outside off, pushed away towards point. 27/2

10.3 N Kulasekara to Khan, Khan has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 27/2

10.2 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Pushes it towards point for a single. 27/2

10.1 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, FOUR! Up and over! Short and wide outside off, Hafeez rocks back and crashes it just over point to fetch himself a boundary. 26/2

10.6 U Gul to Paranavitana, Big appeal for a caught behind! Not out! Comes from round the wicket and delivers a good length delivery on off, it nips back in after landing. Paranavitana is cut into half on his forward defense it seemed to flick his thigh pad on its way to the keeper. The players appeal but the umpire says no. 34/0

10.5 U Gul to Paranavitana, In the corridor outside off, Paranavitana lets it go through to the keeper. 34/0

10.4 U Gul to Paranavitana, Comes forward and defends it to the off side. 34/0

10.3 U Gul to Paranavitana, Paranavitana has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 34/0

10.2 U Gul to Paranavitana, Beauty! Nips away after landing on a length area outside off, Paranavitana has half a poke but misses. 34/0

10.1 U Gul to Paranavitana, Appeal for an LBW! Not out! Pitches outside leg and moves away a tad. Paranavitana is beaten in his front foot defense and gets hit high on the pads. The players appeal but the umpire says no as it pitches outside leg. 34/0

10.1 U Gul to Paranavitana, NO BALL! Oversteps and delivers a length delivery outside off, Paranavitana shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 34/0

9.6 R Herath to Khan, Pushes this away towards cover. 22/2

9.5 R Herath to Khan, Gets behind the line and squirts it away towards point. 22/2

9.4 R Herath to Khan, Fuller, driven down to mid off. 22/2

9.3 R Herath to Khan, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 22/2

9.2 R Herath to Khan, Comes on the front foot and just blocks it. 22/2

9.1 R Herath to Khan, Khan has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 22/2

9.6 M Hafeez to T Paranavitana, Drives it wide of point and takes a single. 33/0

9.5 M Hafeez to Paranavitana, Dances down the track and and then blocks the ball. 32/0

9.4 M Hafeez to Paranavitana, Good length delivery on middle, skids in after landing. Paranavitana goes on the back foot and looks to defend but gets an inside edge onto his pads as he is late into the shot and gets an inside edge onto his pads. A big appeal for an LBW but the umpire says no. 32/0

9.3 M Hafeez to Dilshan, Clever! The skipper placed a long on after the previous shot and Dilshan pushes it to long on and takes a single. 32/0

9.2 M Hafeez to Dilshan, SIX! Murdered! Dilshan opens up now! Loopy and fullish outside off, Dilshan dances down the track and clobbers it over mid on for a huge maximum. 31/0

9.1 M Hafeez to Dilshan, Sharp turn and bounce after landing outside off, Dilshan helps it to mid on off the back foot. 25/0

Spin for the first time. Rangana Herath into the attack.

8.6 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Hafeez lets the ball go outside his off stump. 22/2

8.5 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Well outside off, left alone. 22/2

8.4 N Kulasekara to Khan, Short of a length on the body, pulled away down to fine leg for one. 22/2

8.3 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Fullish on off, Hafeez dabs it in front of covers and sets off for a quick single. 21/2

8.2 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Fullish length outside off, driven back towards the bowler. 20/2

8.1 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Stays back on the back foot and punches it on the off side. 20/2

8.6 U Gul to Paranavitana, Gets squared up in his defense and plays it with an open face of bat to gully. 25/0

8.5 U Gul to Dilshan, Fullish on middle, Dilshan drives it to mid on where Ajmal dives to his left and makes a good stop. A single added to the total. 25/0

8.4 U Gul to Paranavitana, Straightens a bit after landing on off, Paranavitana goes for a front foot defense but gets an inside edge behind square leg for a single. 24/0

8.3 U Gul to Paranavitana, Length delivery outside off, Paranavitana pats it to point off the front foot. 23/0

8.2 U Gul to Dilshan, Good running! Gets on the front foot pushes it with soft hands wide of mid off and scampers through for a single. 23/0

8.1 U Gul to Dilshan, Fullish outside off, Dilshan comes forward and drives it to mid off. 22/0

7.6 N Pradeep to Khan, Fullish length, patted down back towards the bowler. 20/2

7.5 N Pradeep to Hafeez, Too straight in lines on the stumps, easily flicked away behind square through fine leg for a single. 20/2

7.4 N Pradeep to Hafeez, Short of a length outside off, Hafeez punches it away on the off side. 19/2

7.3 N Pradeep to Khan, Good length outside off, pushed away through point now for a single. 19/2

7.2 N Pradeep to Khan, Outside off, left alone. 18/2

7.1 N Pradeep to Khan, Bowls it down the leg side this time. Khan aims to flick but it goes off the pads. Jayawardene with a good take and they appeal unsuccessfully for a caught behind. 18/2

7.6 M Hafeez to Paranavitana, Lunges forward and prods a good length delivery outside off to the off side. 22/0

7.5 M Hafeez to Paranavitana, Paranavitana has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 22/0

7.4 M Hafeez to Paranavitana, Appeal for an LBW! Not out! Again chips down the track and tries to pad it away as he is cramped for room. They players appeal but the umpire says no as he was way out of his crease. 22/0

7.3 M Hafeez to Paranavitana, Chips down the track and plays it with his pads. 22/0

7.2 M Hafeez to Dilshan, Spins back in after landing outside off, Dilshan pushes it with soft hands to mid on and scampers through for a single. There is a direct hit at the non-striker's end but Dilshan is well in. 22/0

7.1 M Hafeez to Dilshan, Defended off the front foot by Dilshan presenting the full face of the bat. 21/0

6.6 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Angles it down the leg side, tucked down to mid on. 18/2

6.5 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Fuller length outside off, patted down in front of mid off. 18/2

6.4 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Stays back inside the crease and defends it. 18/2

6.3 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Gets behind the line of the ball and defends it. 18/2

6.2 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Dabs it away to point. 18/2

6.1 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Fuller length on middle, tucked away on the leg side. 18/2

Mohammad Hafeez into the attack now.

6.6 U Gul to Paranavitana, Comes forward and prods it into the ground. 21/0

6.5 U Gul to Paranavitana, Good stuff from Gul! Nips away after landing outside off, Paranavitana leans forward for a defense but gets beaten by the away movement. 21/0

6.4 U Gul to Paranavitana, Good delivery! Holds its line after pitching just outside off, Paranavitana is in two minds whether to play or let it go but decides to leave it alone. 21/0

6.3 U Gul to Paranavitana, Poor delivery! Delivers a back of a length delivery outside the leg stump. Paranavitana lets it go through. 21/0

6.2 U Gul to Paranavitana, In the corridor outside off, Paranavitana leaves it alone. 21/0

6.1 U Gul to Paranavitana, Good length delivery outside off, Paranavitana stands tall and pushes it to short extra covers. 21/0

5.6 N Pradeep to Khan, Wide outside off, left alone. 18/2

5.5 N Pradeep to Khan, Stays inside the crease and pats it down, looks for one which is not available. 18/2

5.4 N Pradeep to Khan, Fullish length, tucked away on the leg side. 18/2

5.3 N Pradeep to Khan, Short of a length on off, Khan blocks it solidly. 18/2

5.2 N Pradeep to Khan, Khan chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump. 18/2

5.1 N Pradeep to Khan, Fullish outside off, left alone by Khan. 18/2

5.6 J Khan to Paranavitana, Pats a length delivery outside off to point with soft hands and scampers through for a quick single. 21/0

5.5 J Khan to Paranavitana, Good length delivery outside off, Paranavitana shoulders his arms to it. 20/0

5.4 J Khan to Dilshan, Delivers a length delivery on the pads from round the wicket, Dilshan clips it past mid-wicket, Rehman chases it, slides forward and flicks it back to Azhar for a relay effort. Three runs added to the total. 20/0

5.3 J Khan to Dilshan, In the corridor outside off, Dilshan lets it go through. 17/0

5.2 J Khan to Dilshan, Outswinger outside off, Dilshan drives it beautifully but straight to the mid off fielder. 17/0

5.1 J Khan to Dilshan, Length delivery outside off, Dilshan shoulders his arms to it. 17/0

4.6 N Kulasekara to Khan, Gets forward and pushes it through covers now for one. 18/2

4.5 N Kulasekara to Khan, Fuller and cutting back in, but well outside off as Younus allows it through. 17/2

4.4 N Kulasekara to Khan, Fullish length outside off, Khan plays it away safely through covers. HAT-TRICK averted. 17/2

Younus Khan walks in at number 4 to face the HAT-TRICK delivery.

4.3 N Kulasekara to Ali, OUT! It's all happening out here! Two in two now. Kulasekara bowls a length delivery, nipping away a bit, Azhar Ali sticks his bat out but ends up gifting a nick behind the wicket. Prasanna Jayawardene makes no mistake. 17/2

Azhar Ali walks in at number 3.

4.2 N Kulasekara to Umar, OUT! Umar offers no stroke and he is gone LBW! Good length delivery on the stumps, straightening after pitching, Umar thought it be swinging away so thrust his pad forward. The ball strikes him squarely high on the pads and Kulasekara's appeal is given in his favour by the umpire. 17/1

4.1 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Good length delivery on the stumps, patted down the ground through mid on for run. 17/0

4.6 U Gul to Paranavitana, Fullish on middle, Paranavitana defends it back to the bowler off the front foot. 17/0

4.5 U Gul to Paranavitana, Good length delivery on off, Paranavitana goes for a front foot defense but gets a slight inside edge behind square leg for a couple. 17/0

4.4 U Gul to Paranavitana, Leans forward and steers it to backward point. 15/0

4.3 U Gul to Paranavitana, Beaten! Good stuff from Gul! Delivers a length delivery outside off, Paranavitana goes for a front foot defense but gets beaten by the away movement. 15/0

4.2 U Gul to Paranavitana, FOUR! Lovely timing! Length delivery outside off, Paranavitana comes forward and just pushes it to covers. It races away to the boundary. 15/0

4.1 U Gul to Paranavitana, Beaten! Peach! Nips away sharply after landing outside off, Paranavitana lunges forward for a defense but gets beaten by the away movement. 11/0

3.6 N Pradeep to Umar, Left alone outside the off stump to end the over. 16/0

3.5 N Pradeep to T Umar, FOUR! Cracking shot! Half-volley length outside off, Umar cover-drives his shot right through the gap. No stopping such shots. 16/0

3.4 N Pradeep to Umar, Good length outside off, Umar pokes at that but the ball just shapes away to beat his blade. 12/0

3.3 N Pradeep to Hafeez, Full down the leg side, strikes Hafeez on the pads as he fails to flick it and they take the leg bye. 12/0

3.2 N Pradeep to Hafeez, Full down the leg side, strikes Hafeez on the pads as he fails to flick it. 11/0

3.1 N Pradeep to Hafeez, Short of a length outside off, Hafeez goes back and slaps it through point for a couple of runs. 11/0

3.6 J Khan to Paranavitana, Again drifts it on the pads, Paranavitana clips it to fine leg and takes a single. 11/0

3.5 J Khan to Dilshan, Fullish on the pads, Dilshan flicks it past square leg, doesn't connect it well but still gets three. 10/0

3.4 J Khan to Dilshan, Dilshan leaves alone a length delivery outside off. 7/0

3.3 J Khan to Dilshan, Nips away a tad after landing outside off, Dilshan shoulders his arms to it. 7/0

3.2 J Khan to Dilshan, In the corridor outside off, Dilshan leaves it alone. 7/0

3.1 J Khan to Dilshan, Probing delivery on a good length area outside off, Dilshan lets it go through. 7/0

2.6 N Kulasekara to Umar, Fullish length, on off, Umar gets an inside edge through square leg. 9/0

2.5 N Kulasekara to Umar, Umar chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump. 9/0

2.4 N Kulasekara to Umar, On off and going on with the angle, left alone. 9/0

2.3 N Kulasekara to Umar, Good length delivery on off, patted down the ground. 9/0

2.2 N Kulasekara to Umar, Gets behind the line of the ball and defends it. 9/0

2.1 N Kulasekara to Umar, Length and swinging away, left alone. 9/0

2.6 U Gul to Paranavitana, Length delivery angling in, Paranavitana looks to defend it to the leg side but gets an inside edge onto the pads. 7/0

2.5 U Gul to Paranavitana, Paranavitana has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 7/0

2.4 U Gul to Paranavitana, FOUR! First boundary of the morning! A tad short and wide outside off, Paranavitana cuts it powerfully past backward point for a boundary. 7/0

2.4 U Gul to Paranavitana, NO BALL! Oversteps and delivers a fullish delivery on the pads, Paranavitana misses his flick and sets off for a run but is sent back. Azhar Ali from short leg knocks down the stumps at the striker's end but Paranavitana is well in. 3/0

2.3 U Gul to Paranavitana, Comes from round the wicket and delivers a length delivery on off, Paranavitana prods it off the front foot to the off side. 2/0

2.2 U Gul to Paranavitana, Moves away sharply after landing outside off, Paranavitana cautiously lets it go through. 2/0

2.1 U Gul to Paranavitana, In the corridor outside off, Paranavitana shoulders his arms to it. 2/0

1.6 N Pradeep to M Hafeez, FOUR! Off the edge! Bowls a length delivery outside off, Hafeez goes after that with soft hands and the outside edge runs past gully for a boundary. 9/0

1.5 N Pradeep to Umar, Bowls length again, Umar squirts it away off the edge towards the slip cordon. One run. 5/0

1.4 N Pradeep to Umar, FOUR! First boundary. Good length delivery outside off, Umar runs that one through third man for a boundary. 4/0

1.3 N Pradeep to Umar, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 0/0

1.2 N Pradeep to Umar, Good length delivery outside off, left alone. 0/0

1.1 N Pradeep to Umar, Wide outside off, Umar lets it through. 0/0

1.6 J Khan to Paranavitana, A tad fullish outside off, Paranavitana leans forward, defends it to the off side and scampers through for a quick single to get off the mark. 2/0

1.5 J Khan to Paranavitana, Stays back and pats a length delivery outside off to point. 1/0

1.4 J Khan to Paranavitana, Nips back in after landing outside off, Paranavitana lets it go through. 1/0

1.3 J Khan to Dilshan, First runs of the Test match! Fullish on the pads, Dilshan flicks it to mid-wicket, doesn't get the timing right and picks up a single to get off the mark. 1/0

1.2 J Khan to Dilshan, This time he calmly defends a length delivery on middle into the ground. 0/0

1.1 J Khan to Dilshan, Play and a miss! Nips away after landing on a good length area outside off, Dilshan chases it but is beaten by the movement. 0/0

Nuwan Pradeep will share the attack from the other end.

0.6 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Full and wide outside off, left alone. 0/0

0.5 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Good length delivery, Hafeez allows it through. 0/0

0.4 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Another leave outside the off stump. 0/0

0.3 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Wide outside off, Hafeez watches it and then allows it through. 0/0

0.2 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Bowls short of a length, Hafeez ends up poking inside the line to get beaten. 0/0

0.1 N Kulasekara to Hafeez, Bowls a length delivery, Hafeez pats it down. 0/0

Junaid Khan will bowl from the City End.

0.6 U Gul to Paranavitana, Probing delivery just outside off, Paranavitana again leaves it alone to end the over. Good start from Gul, a maiden! 0/0

0.5 U Gul to Paranavitana, Good movement away after pitching outside off, Paranavitana lets it go through as the keeper dives to his left and collects the ball. 0/0

0.4 U Gul to Paranavitana, Length delivery outside off, Paranavitana leaves it alone. 0/0

0.3 U Gul to Paranavitana, Good length delivery outside off, nips away after landing. Paranavitana shoulders his arms to it. Good carry to the keeper there! 0/0

0.2 U Gul to Paranavitana, Lovely probing delivery just outside off, nips back after landing. Paranavitana lets it go through cautiously. 0/0

0.1 U Gul to Paranavitana, Starts off with a good length delivery on off, Paranavitana defends it to the off side off the back foot. 0/0

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