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Sri Lanka vs Pakistan: scoreboard, 1st test, Day 1 at stumps

India TV Sports Desk 06 Aug 2014, 18:56:23 PM IST
India TV Sports Desk
Galle, Sri Lanka: Ace cricketer Younis Khan scored unbeaten 133 to lead Pakistan out of trouble against Sri Lanka and finish at 261/4 with Asad Shafiq batting on 55* at stumps on Day 1 of first test at Galle International Stadium here Wednesday.

The century stand between Younis and Misbah was ended when Misbah was caught behind by Rangana Herath at 31 for his second wicket. Later Younis built unbeaten century stand of 105 runs with Asad Shafiq till the end of first day of play.

Earlier, Sri Lanka fast bowler Dhammika Prasad removed Pakistan's openers in quick succession as the visitors struggled at 59-3 before lunch.

Prasad (2-28) removed Ahmed Shehzad and Khurram Manzoor cheaply in a lively opening spell after Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and elected to bat.

Ace spinner Rangana Herath then clean bowled Azhar Ali for 30 to have Pakistan in early trouble.

Here is the scoreboard at stumps Day 1

Pakistan 1st Innings

Khurram Manzoor lbw b Prasad 3         
Ahmed Shehzad b Prasad 4
Azhar Ali b Herath 30
Younis Khan not out 133*
Misbah-ul-Haq c Dickwella b Herath
Asad Shafiq not out 55*
Extras (4 lb, 1 nb)
TOTAL for 4 wickets (stumps, day 1)
Overs 88
Fall of wickets  1-4, 2-19, 3-56, 4-156

Still to bat: Sarfraz Ahmed, Abdul Rehman, Saeed Ajmal, Mohammad Talha, Junaid Khan.


Bowler Overs Maidens Runs
Shaminda Eranga 19 11 30         0
Dhammika Prasad 16 1 54 2
Angelo Mathews 11 4 22 0
Rangana Herath 26 6 68 2
Dilruwan Perera 15       
1 73 0
Kithuruwan Vithange 1 0 10 0

Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews (captain), Upul Tharanga, Kaushal Silva, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Kithuruwan Vithanage, Niroshan Dickwella, Dilruwan Perera, Dhammika Prasad, Rangana Herath, Shaminda Eranga