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Pakistan v Sri Lanka in the UAE, 2011-12

Jul 1, 2012: Wisden's review of the first Test, Pakistan v Sri Lanka in the UAE, 2011-12

Osman Samiuddin

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi

'Our fielding let us down' - Mohsin

Oct 24, 2011: Mohsin Khan, Pakistan's interim coach, has blamed his team's poor fielding for the draw in the first Test against Sri Lanka

ESPNcricinfo staff

We're looking to build a strong pace unit

Oct 24, 2011: Sri Lanka got the better of the draw in the first Test, but a bowling attack that struggles to take 20 wickets is a worry

Mahela Jayawardene

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 5th day

Misbah targets improved fielding

Oct 22, 2011: Misbah-ul-Haq, the Pakistan captain, has said that his side needs to improve their fielding if they want to win the three-Test series against Sri Lanka

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 5th day

Sangakkara, Prasanna Jayawardene earn draw for SL

Oct 22, 2011: Kumar Sangakkara and Prasanna Jayawardene defied Pakistan for six hours, batting almost till tea on the final day to earn a draw for Sri Lanka

The Report by Abhishek Purohit

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 4th day

Sangakkara praises Pakistan's bowlers

Oct 21, 2011: Kumar Sangakkara has said that Pakistan's attack bowled "exceptionally well" on a day when only he stood between Sri Lanka and defeat in the first Test in Abu Dhabi

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 4th day

Pakistan thwarted by Sangakkara, dropped chances

Oct 21, 2011: Five dropped catches and four wickets summed up a profligate day for Pakistan on which their bowlers toiled to create numerous chances only for their fielders - led by Mohammad Hafeez - to spill them

The Report by Abhishek Purohit

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 3rd day

A rare recent double for Pakistan

Oct 20, 2011: Stats highlights from the third day of the first Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka

S Rajesh

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 3rd day

Marvan Atapattu hopeful of saving Test

Oct 20, 2011: Sri Lanka have an enormous challenge ahead of them to save the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi, but their batting coach Marvan Atapattu has said his team can do it

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 3rd day

Pakistan ride on Taufeeq double-century

Oct 20, 2011: Twelve hours of monkish accumulation in the Abu Dhabi heat earned Taufeeq Umar only the seventh double-century by a Pakistan opener and gave his team a lead of 314

The Report by Abhishek Purohit

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 2nd day

Partnerships were key - Taufeeq

Oct 19, 2011: Taufeeq Umar was satisfied with his marathon effort in Abu Dhabi, where he ground Sri Lanka patiently through the second day to complete his sixth Test hundred

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 2nd day

Patient Taufeeq puts Pakistan in charge

Oct 19, 2011: The painstaking efforts of Pakistan's top order put their side in control against a helpless Sri Lanka attack which was taken apart remorselessly on an unresponsive surface

The Report by Abhishek Purohit

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 1st day

Junaid aims to fill void left by Amir

Oct 18, 2011: Junaid Khan, the Pakistan left-arm seamer, has said he is keen on filling the void left by Mohammad Amir, who hasn't played for Pakistan since the spot-fixing controversy broke out last year

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 1st day

Junaid's five-for caps Pakistan's day

Oct 18, 2011: Sri Lanka squandered away what seemed to be an inviting proposition in the morning by refusing to score, and ultimately succumbed against a relentless Pakistan attack

The Report by Abhishek Purohit

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi

Bowlers give Pakistan added punch

Oct 17, 2011: ESPNcricinfo previews the first Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi

The Preview by Siddhartha Talya
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