The Day 1 of the 1st Test match between Pakistan vs Sri Lanka was dominated by the Sri Lankan team after a couple of early wickets dismissal. Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat first but opening batsman Kaushal Silva got early on 12 and Yasir Shah LBW the Lahiru Thirimanne on the duck to shake Sri Lankan batting lineup. The young Sri Lankan team finish the day 1 of the 1st Test 2227/4. Watch Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 1st Test highlights video and full scorecard below.
Sri Lankan opener Dimuth Karunaratne scored a solid half-century on the day 1 to help his team to come out of the early shock against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi. He smashed 93 runs but run out by Mohammad Abbas. Karunaratne put a good partnership with skipper Dinesh Chandimal for the fourth-wicket. Catch Pak vs SL live stream here.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Full Scorecard
The first session was dominated by the Pakistan with leg-spinner Yasir Shah took 2 wickets. Shah picked the wicket of Lahiru Thirimanne and Kusal Mendis. Shah achieved the milestone and equal the Waqar Younis record of the second fastest to 150 wickets.
The second and third session was dominated by the Sri Lanka who loses only two wickets but scored more than 200 runs. Pakistan is playing their first Test since the retirement of legendary batsman Younis Khan and former skipper, Misbah-ul-Haq. Watch the Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 1st Test highlights video.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Highlights Video
Pakistan Squad Playing XI: Shan Masood, Sami Aslam, Azhar Ali, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Sarfraz Ahmed (c & wk), Mohammad Amir, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Abbas, Hasan Ali BenchUsman Salahuddin, Mohammad Asghar, Bilal Asif, Mir Hamza, Wahab Riaz
Sri Lanka Squad Playing XI: Dimuth Karunaratne, Kaushal Silva, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal (c), Lahiru Thirimanne, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Dilruwan Perera, Rangana Herath, Suranga Lakmal, Lakshan Sandakan, Nuwan Pradeep BenchSadeera Samarawickrama, Vishwa Fernando, Lahiru Gamage, Roshen Silva