Sri Lanka tour of United Arab Emirates, 3rd Test: Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Sharjah, Nov 3-7, 2011
Played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium (neutral venue)
3,4,5,6,7 November 2011 (5-day match)
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Umar Gul to Paranavitana, FOUR, first runs of the Test as Para easily flicks an inswinging full ball off his pads fine down the leg side

Sri Lanka 4/0   NT Paranavitana 4* (3b 1x4)   Umar Gul 0.3-0-4-0

Junaid Khan to Sangakkara, FOUR, pitched up again, moving away a tad too, but Sanga goes after it, and cracks it in front of point, all fluid movement and flawless execution

Sri Lanka 15/1   KC Sangakkara 8* (15b 1x4)   Junaid Khan 1.4-0-10-0

Umar Gul to Dilshan, FOUR, crack! this is the real Dilshan, aggressive at the slightest opportunity, Gul pitches it up, not that full, but Dilshan's fast hands send it racing through cover

Sri Lanka 23/1   TM Dilshan 8* (8b 1x4)   Umar Gul 3.3-0-10-1

Umar Gul to Dilshan, FOUR, and again Dilshan goes after a pitched-up delivery, it moved away but once Dilshan had got the front foot out and swung with tremendous speed, it was only clattering to the cover boundary

Sri Lanka 27/1   TM Dilshan 12* (11b 2x4)   Umar Gul 4-0-14-1

Umar Gul to Dilshan, FOUR, two men in the deep, fine leg and deep square leg, but Dilshan plays the way he does, gets on top of the bouncer into the body and pulls it superbly between those two fielders

Sri Lanka 33/1   TM Dilshan 18* (15b 3x4)   Umar Gul 4.4-0-20-1

Saeed Ajmal to Sangakkara, FOUR, lovely shot from Sanga, he dances down the track, gets to the pitch and lofts it straight over the bowler

Sri Lanka 38/1   KC Sangakkara 14* (38b 2x4)   Saeed Ajmal 0.5-0-4-0

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, FOUR, shot! Dilshan goes back quickly and punches between the gap at cover and point and it races away

Sri Lanka 42/1   TM Dilshan 23* (25b 4x4)   Abdur Rehman 0.3-0-4-0

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR, some turn from outside leg, but a touch short and Sanga pulls out the cut immediately and gets another boundary

Sri Lanka 51/1   KC Sangakkara 22* (46b 3x4)   Abdur Rehman 1.3-0-10-0

Junaid Khan to Sangakkara, FOUR, this will not work on this wicket, short ball banged in and Sange swivels to pull it to the fine leg boundary, that is also 9,000 Test runs for the great man, immense achievement

Sri Lanka 60/1   KC Sangakkara 29* (60b 4x4)   Junaid Khan 7.2-2-20-0

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, (no ball) FOUR, Junaid oversteps, sends it with the angle down leg, and Dilshan helps it fine for a boundary, another tough wicket for the bowlers, ho hum

Sri Lanka 68/1   TM Dilshan 30* (40b 5x4)   Junaid Khan 8.4-2-27-0

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR, that has been dismissed, Sanga is looking good for another big score, as he sweeps a full one hard in front of square leg

Sri Lanka 85/1   KC Sangakkara 43* (98b 5x4)   Abdur Rehman 9-0-26-0

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, FOUR, and is greeted first ball with a violent drive from Dilshan that disappears through point, it was floated full outside off and that was enough for Dilshan

Sri Lanka 90/1   TM Dilshan 39* (70b 6x4)   Saeed Ajmal 1.1-0-8-0

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, FOUR, he is trying to get him to drive and Dilshan is managing that pretty well as he smokes another flighted one, this time past extra cover

Sri Lanka 94/1   TM Dilshan 43* (75b 7x4)   Saeed Ajmal 2-0-12-0

Umar Gul to Sangakkara, FOUR, this will get him driving, it is pitched further up and Sanga caresses it between extra cover and mid off with a slightly open face of the bat, top placement, top timing

Sri Lanka 98/1   KC Sangakkara 47* (105b 6x4)   Umar Gul 10.3-2-31-1

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, FOUR, poor delivery, down the leg side and helped on its way behind square by Dilshan's sweep, Gul's slide only helps the ball in to the boundary

Sri Lanka 108/1   TM Dilshan 47* (88b 8x4)   Abdur Rehman 11.1-1-31-0

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, FOUR, Junaid tries the short ball now but Dilshan had an age to set himself up for the pull and send the ball well in front of square leg

Sri Lanka 126/1   TM Dilshan 56* (106b 9x4)   Junaid Khan 10.5-2-33-0

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, FOUR, this time Dilshan gets on top of Junaid with a forcing punch through extra cover, stays in the crease, but with such fast hands, he does not need to move his feet

Sri Lanka 134/1   TM Dilshan 62* (116b 10x4)   Junaid Khan 12.1-2-39-0

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, FOUR, well done, he rocks back to a 94 kph delivery that is not wide at all, but he makes room and opens the face to slash it to the third man boundary

Sri Lanka 146/1   TM Dilshan 74* (124b 11x4 1x6)   Abdur Rehman 12.3-1-43-0

Saeed Ajmal to Sangakkara, FOUR, poorest delivery of the day, short, and a mile down leg, Sanga sends it to the fine leg boundary with a pull

Sri Lanka 152/1   KC Sangakkara 68* (148b 7x4 1x6)   Saeed Ajmal 10-1-29-0

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, FOUR, he has given this a mighty thump, it was angled across him for that shot, and he took it on, slamming it to the extra cover boundary

Sri Lanka 163/1   TM Dilshan 86* (148b 12x4 1x6)   Saeed Ajmal 12.2-1-38-0

Saeed Ajmal to Jayawardene, FOUR, Mahela cuts and gets four as it goes through Gul at point, that should have been stopped really

Sri Lanka 181/2   DPMD Jayawardene 4* (2b 1x4)   Saeed Ajmal 16.3-2-48-1

Umar Gul to Sangakkara, FOUR, tries the yorker but goes full with the angle on to the pads and Sanga clips it elegantly through midwicket for four

Sri Lanka 189/2   KC Sangakkara 83* (195b 8x4 1x6)   Umar Gul 11.5-2-37-1

Junaid Khan to Sangakkara, FOUR, shot! Sanga flows in to the extra cover drive, bent knee, full followthrough, no one moves as it flies in to the gap

Sri Lanka 205/2   KC Sangakkara 90* (223b 9x4 1x6)   Junaid Khan 14.3-2-52-0

Junaid Khan to Sangakkara, FOUR, gets better now, and that shot earlier this over was a tough act to follow, but Sanga takes on the fullish one, and the man at short extra cover with another free-flowing drive that clatters in to the extra cover boundary

Sri Lanka 209/2   KC Sangakkara 94* (225b 10x4 1x6)   Junaid Khan 14.5-2-56-0

Junaid Khan to Sangakkara, FOUR, he is rushing towards that hundred, Junaid drops it a touch short and Sanga swivels immediately to pull behind square leg, moves to 98

Sri Lanka 213/2   KC Sangakkara 98* (226b 11x4 1x6)   Junaid Khan 15-2-60-0

Umar Gul to Jayawardene, FOUR, Mahela gets away, goes pushing away from his body to a pitched up ball and the thick edge flies past gully

Sri Lanka 241/2   DPMD Jayawardene 30* (75b 2x4)   Umar Gul 16.1-6-41-1

Junaid Khan to Mathews, FOUR, wonderfully struck by Mathews, strides forward and caresses a short of length ball through cover, nicely timed

Sri Lanka 268/3   AD Mathews 6* (14b 1x4)   Junaid Khan 22.5-3-74-1

Saeed Ajmal to Sangakkara, FOUR, shot! Sanga gives him the charge again, as he sees flight on this one, and lifts him with the spin elegantly over mid off

Sri Lanka 280/3   KC Sangakkara 127* (303b 12x4 2x6)   Saeed Ajmal 29.4-3-78-1

Saeed Ajmal to Sangakkara, FOUR, going down the leg side, Sanga helps it fine past the keeper

Sri Lanka 304/4   KC Sangakkara 144* (334b 13x4 2x6)   Saeed Ajmal 35.1-3-92-1

Abdur Rehman to Silva, FOUR, drops it too short next ball, and Silva happily rocks back to crack it through cover

Sri Lanka 312/5   JK Silva 4* (18b 1x4)   Abdur Rehman 34.2-10-78-1

Abdur Rehman to Kulasekara, FOUR, shot! that came out of nowhere, it was tossed up and bowled full, and suddenly Kosala made some room, got inside the line and lifted it over the bowler

Sri Lanka 319/5   CKB Kulasekara 8* (15b 1x4)   Abdur Rehman 35.5-10-83-1

Saeed Ajmal to Kulasekara, FOUR, Kosala gets a lot of timing on this drive, there is a big gap at extra cover inviting the drive, and he gets forward to a full one to place a firm drive in that gap

Sri Lanka 328/5   CKB Kulasekara 13* (21b 2x4)   Saeed Ajmal 41.2-4-106-2

Umar Gul to Silva, FOUR, well done, the short ball is angled too much down leg, and Silva swivels to pull it wide of fine leg

Sri Lanka 342/7   JK Silva 17* (63b 2x4)   Umar Gul 26.3-10-61-2

Umar Gul to Prasad, FOUR, clobber! goes Prasad as Gul overpitches with some width outside off, Prasad smashes it between extra cover and mid off

Sri Lanka 347/7   KTGD Prasad 9* (16b 1x4)   Umar Gul 27.3-10-66-2

Junaid Khan to Prasad, FOUR, Prasad survives, Junaid gets it to jag back in sharply from outside off, and a limp inside edge scurries fine down leg past the stumps

Sri Lanka 353/7   KTGD Prasad 13* (28b 2x4)   Junaid Khan 24.4-4-81-1

Abdur Rehman to Prasad, FOUR, Prasad dances out now to a tossed up ball on middle and lofts it whole-heartedly over the bowler for a one-bounce four

Sri Lanka 358/7   KTGD Prasad 17* (33b 3x4)   Abdur Rehman 41.5-14-89-1

Junaid Khan to Herath, (no ball) FOUR, no-ball, full toss, Herath pushes it straight to Hafeez at point and straight through him

Sri Lanka 368/8   HMRKB Herath 5* (8b 1x4)   Junaid Khan 26.3-4-88-2

Abdur Rehman to Herath, (no ball) FOUR, this stand is putting together some useful late runs, Rehman fires in a full toss down leg at 97 kph and Herath helps it on its way past short fine leg

Sri Lanka 397/8   HMRKB Herath 24* (25b 2x4 1x6)   Abdur Rehman 44.3-14-103-1

Umar Gul to Herath, FOUR, Gul goes down leg this time and Herath gets a bit of bat on it to beat Adnan

Sri Lanka 405/8   HMRKB Herath 28* (31b 3x4 1x6)   Umar Gul 28.3-10-70-2

Umar Gul to Herath, FOUR, Herath is hurting Pakistan, he has a swing at this full delivery and it flies over the man at gully, who leaps but cannot get to it

Sri Lanka 411/8   HMRKB Herath 33* (33b 4x4 1x6)   Umar Gul 29-10-76-2
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