Sri Lanka tour of Pakistan, 1st Test: Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Karachi, Feb 21-25, 2009
21,22,23,24,25 February 2009 (5-day match)
  Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal SM Warnapura c Misbah-ul-Haq b Yasir Arafat 59 87 48 9 0 122.91
17.6 finally a wicket! A timely one for Pakistan! Good length on middle and off and moving away, gets forward and tries to push it back towards the bowler, gets a thick outside edge and Misbah takes a good catch diving to his right at second slip. He's plucked it with one hand there, sharp reflexes from the big man 93/2
View dismissal NT Paranavitana c Misbah-ul-Haq b Umar Gul 0 3 1 0 0 0.00
0.4 Not the best start to his Test career! Short of a good length on the off stump, angling away from the left hander, prods at it coming half forward, gets a thick outside edge straight to Misbah-ul-Haq at second slip 3/1
View dismissal KC Sangakkara c Misbah-ul-Haq b Danish Kaneria 70 165 104 9 0 67.30
38.1 Misbah takeshis third catch, wicket against the run of play here! Flighted outside off, charges down the track and attempts to clear Misbah at midwicket but fails, he holds on to a sharp chance and gives Pakistan a glimmer of hope on a placid pitch 177/3
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene* c †Kamran Akmal b Shoaib Malik 240 531 424 32 0 56.60
146.4 gone finally!! The stand is finally broke! Goes for the sweep, is hit on the gloves, the ball lobs up behind Akmal who dives full length to pluck that out with his left hand. Excellent innings by the captain, he's put his team in absolute command here 614/4
View dismissal TT Samaraweera b Danish Kaneria 231 454 318 31 0 72.64
147.5 bowled'im!! Pushed through a touch quicker, was the googly, kept low and Samaraweera failed to spot it, and did not bring his bat down in time, got a thin inside edge into the off stump and Kaneria finally breaks through 614/5
View dismissal TM Dilshan c †Kamran Akmal b Shoaib Malik 0 8 3 0 0 0.00
148.1 edged and gone! Dilshan departs for a duck and its tea! Malik bowls round the wicket, lands on a good length outside off, tries to defend on the off side, gets a thick edge straight to Akmal 614/6
View dismissal HAPW Jayawardene b Danish Kaneria 18 29 22 2 0 81.81
155.2 quicker one on middle stump, tries to cut it away but fails to pick it, misses it completely and the stumps take a beating! 644/7
WPUJC Vaas not out 12 26 22 1 0 54.54
Extras (lb 4, w 1, nb 9) 14
  Total (7 wickets dec; 155.2 overs; 654 mins) 644 (4.14 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wicket Umar Gul 24 2 92 1 3.83 105 14 0 (1w)
0.4 to Paranavitana, Not the best start to his Test career! Short of a good length on the off stump, angling away from the left hander, prods at it coming half forward, gets a thick outside edge straight to Misbah-ul-Haq at second slip 3/1
  Sohail Khan 21 2 131 0 6.23 72 22 0
View wicket Yasir Arafat 26 2 90 1 3.46 109 9 0 (2nb)
17.6 to Warnapura, finally a wicket! A timely one for Pakistan! Good length on middle and off and moving away, gets forward and tries to push it back towards the bowler, gets a thick outside edge and Misbah takes a good catch diving to his right at second slip. He's plucked it with one hand there, sharp reflexes from the big man 93/2
View wickets Shoaib Malik 36 3 140 2 3.88 133 14 0 (6nb)
146.4 to DPMD Jayawardene, gone finally!! The stand is finally broke! Goes for the sweep, is hit on the gloves, the ball lobs up behind Akmal who dives full length to pluck that out with his left hand. Excellent innings by the captain, he's put his team in absolute command here 614/4
148.1 to Dilshan, edged and gone! Dilshan departs for a duck and its tea! Malik bowls round the wicket, lands on a good length outside off, tries to defend on the off side, gets a thick edge straight to Akmal 614/6
View wickets Danish Kaneria 46.2 5 170 3 3.66 190 22 0 (1nb)
38.1 to Sangakkara, Misbah takeshis third catch, wicket against the run of play here! Flighted outside off, charges down the track and attempts to clear Misbah at midwicket but fails, he holds on to a sharp chance and gives Pakistan a glimmer of hope on a placid pitch 177/3
147.5 to Samaraweera, bowled'im!! Pushed through a touch quicker, was the googly, kept low and Samaraweera failed to spot it, and did not bring his bat down in time, got a thin inside edge into the off stump and Kaneria finally breaks through 614/5
155.2 to HAPW Jayawardene, quicker one on middle stump, tries to cut it away but fails to pick it, misses it completely and the stumps take a beating! 644/7
  Younis Khan 1 0 6 0 6.00 3 1 0
  Salman Butt 1 0 11 0 11.00 2 2 0
  Pakistan 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal Khurram Manzoor c †HAPW Jayawardene b Mendis 27 145 98 3 0 27.55
33.6 gone!!! Quicker one, spun the other way, bowled at 91.2 kmph, lands short of a good length on the off stump, Manzoor got onto the back foot to defend it on the off side, expected it to spin into him, got a thick edge and Prasanna Jayawardene snapped a sharp catch 78/2
View dismissal Salman Butt c DPMD Jayawardene b Muralitharan 23 85 70 3 0 32.85
20.3 wicket at the death, he had played him comfortably so far, landed on a good length on the off stump and spun away sharply, Butt pushed at it off the front foot, got a thick edge that was snapped up easily by Mahela at first slip 44/1
View dismissal Younis Khan* b Fernando 313 760 568 27 4 55.10
210.2 Gone! Good length on the off stump and jagged back in sharply, gets on the back foot to defend but was bowled through the gate, end of an absolutely superb innings by the Pakistan captain, unfortunate to have missed out on the record but he's ensured his team saves the first Test after facing a mammoth score of 644 from Sri Lanka 596/6
View dismissal Shoaib Malik run out (Muralitharan) 56 218 168 7 0 33.33
90.2 from Mendis, run out, flighted outside off, driven wide of mid-off and he rushes for a quick single, Murali picks it cleanly running to his left and throws down the stumps at the non-striker's end to find Malik well short of his ground. 227/3
View dismissal Misbah-ul-Haq lbw b Fernando 42 205 153 3 1 27.45
138.4 gone!! A wicket, finally! Bowled on a good length on the off stump and nipped back in, was half-forward as he tried to defend, missed it and was struck in line with middle. Correct decision by Steve Davis, who raises his finger immediately 357/4
View dismissal Faisal Iqbal lbw b DPMD Jayawardene 57 174 141 6 0 40.42
184.2 the slower offfcutter does the trick, short of a length outside off and moved in sharply, there to pull but he's too early into the short, hit on the pads in line with middle, Davis raises his finger 531/5
Kamran Akmal not out 158 247 184 8 5 85.86
Yasir Arafat not out 50 158 129 2 2 38.75
Extras (b 4, lb 12, w 5, nb 18) 39
  Total (6 wickets dec; 248.5 overs; 993 mins) 765 (3.07 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  WPUJC Vaas 36 10 66 0 1.83 183 6 0 (8nb)
View wickets CRD Fernando 39 2 124 2 3.17 170 12 0 (7nb, 1w)
138.4 to Misbah-ul-Haq, gone!! A wicket, finally! Bowled on a good length on the off stump and nipped back in, was half-forward as he tried to defend, missed it and was struck in line with middle. Correct decision by Steve Davis, who raises his finger immediately 357/4
210.2 to Younis Khan, Gone! Good length on the off stump and jagged back in sharply, gets on the back foot to defend but was bowled through the gate, end of an absolutely superb innings by the Pakistan captain, unfortunate to have missed out on the record but he's ensured his team saves the first Test after facing a mammoth score of 644 from Sri Lanka 596/6
View wicket BAW Mendis 59 14 157 1 2.66 267 10 3 (3nb, 1w)
33.6 to Khurram Manzoor, gone!!! Quicker one, spun the other way, bowled at 91.2 kmph, lands short of a good length on the off stump, Manzoor got onto the back foot to defend it on the off side, expected it to spin into him, got a thick edge and Prasanna Jayawardene snapped a sharp catch 78/2
View wicket M Muralitharan 65 14 172 1 2.64 298 19 2
20.3 to Salman Butt, wicket at the death, he had played him comfortably so far, landed on a good length on the off stump and spun away sharply, Butt pushed at it off the front foot, got a thick edge that was snapped up easily by Mahela at first slip 44/1
  TM Dilshan 19 3 82 0 4.31 67 4 3
  NT Paranavitana 5 0 33 0 6.60 15 2 2
  KC Sangakkara 10 0 34 0 3.40 35 2 0
View wicket DPMD Jayawardene 6.5 0 41 1 6.00 18 1 2
184.2 to Faisal Iqbal, the slower offfcutter does the trick, short of a length outside off and moved in sharply, there to pull but he's too early into the short, hit on the pads in line with middle, Davis raises his finger 531/5
  SM Warnapura 9 0 40 0 4.44 30 3 0
  Sri Lanka 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal NT Paranavitana run out (Yasir Arafat) 9 30 19 2 0 47.36
4.6 from Umar Gul, run out, full on the off stump, pushed gently to mid-off and they scamper down for a single, Arafat picks it up cleanly and throws down the stumps at the non-striker's end to find the debutant short of his ground 32/2
View dismissal SM Warnapura c †Kamran Akmal b Umar Gul 2 4 5 0 0 40.00
0.5 edged and gone!! Good length outside off, pushes at it lazily, gets a thin edge and Akmal dives low to his left to take a sharp catch, could there be a twist in the tale here? 2/1
View dismissal KC Sangakkara lbw b Danish Kaneria 65 110 66 10 0 98.48
23.3 he's given him! That looked out on first sight, short of a length outside off and spun in sharply, walked across to play it away on the leg side, missed it and was rapped on the pads right in front of middle, that was plumb! 120/5
View dismissal TM Dilshan c Faisal Iqbal b Umar Gul 8 10 6 1 0 133.33
6.6 gone!! Long hop on middle, goes for the pull, mistimes it straight to Faisal Iqbal at deep square leg, who's standing well inside the ropes. His aggressive streak has brought about his downfall here, couldn't resist the temptation to dismiss a short ball 45/3
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene* c Faisal Iqbal b Danish Kaneria 22 58 38 2 0 57.89
19.3 Mahela goes! Tossed up outside leg stump, tries to work it away in front square, ended up playing straight to Faisal Iqbal at short leg who held on to a sharp chance. Big blow and the pressure is back on! 103/4
TT Samaraweera not out 24 56 30 4 0 80.00
HAPW Jayawardene not out 7 38 29 1 0 24.13
Extras (nb 7) 7
  Total (5 wickets; 31 overs; 154 mins) 144 (4.64 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets Umar Gul 9 1 41 2 4.55 42 7 0 (4nb)
0.5 to Warnapura, edged and gone!! Good length outside off, pushes at it lazily, gets a thin edge and Akmal dives low to his left to take a sharp catch, could there be a twist in the tale here? 2/1
6.6 to Dilshan, gone!! Long hop on middle, goes for the pull, mistimes it straight to Faisal Iqbal at deep square leg, who's standing well inside the ropes. His aggressive streak has brought about his downfall here, couldn't resist the temptation to dismiss a short ball 45/3
  Sohail Khan 6 0 33 0 5.50 20 4 0
  Yasir Arafat 6 0 32 0 5.33 22 5 0 (1nb)
View wickets Danish Kaneria 9 1 35 2 3.88 38 4 0
19.3 to DPMD Jayawardene, Mahela goes! Tossed up outside leg stump, tries to work it away in front square, ended up playing straight to Faisal Iqbal at short leg who held on to a sharp chance. Big blow and the pressure is back on! 103/4
23.3 to Sangakkara, he's given him! That looked out on first sight, short of a length outside off and spun in sharply, walked across to play it away on the leg side, missed it and was rapped on the pads right in front of middle, that was plumb! 120/5
  Shoaib Malik 1 0 3 0 3.00 6 0 0 (2nb)

Match details


Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Series - 2-match series level 0-0
Test debuts - Khurram Manzoor and Sohail Khan (Pakistan); NT Paranavitana (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match - Younis Khan (Pakistan)
Umpires - SJ Davis (Australia) and SJA Taufel (Australia)
TV umpire - Zameer Haider
Match referee - BC Broad (England)
Reserve umpire - Akram Raza
Close of play
  • Sat, 21 Feb - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 406/3 (DPMD Jayawardene 136*, TT Samaraweera 130*, 90 ov)
  • Sun, 22 Feb - day 2 - Pakistan 1st innings 44/1 (Khurram Manzoor 18*, Younis Khan 0*, 22 ov)
  • Mon, 23 Feb - day 3 - Pakistan 1st innings 296/3 (Younis Khan 149*, Misbah-ul-Haq 20*, 112 ov)
  • Tue, 24 Feb - day 4 - Pakistan 1st innings 574/5 (Younis Khan 306*, Kamran Akmal 27*, 202 ov)
  • Wed, 25 Feb - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 144/5 (31 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 5
Day 4
Day 3
Day 2
Day 1
    • Sri Lanka 1st innings
    • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 8.5 overs (54 balls), Extras 1
    • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 52 balls (SM Warnapura 31, KC Sangakkara 18, Ex 1)
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 66/1 in 12.0 overs (SM Warnapura 44, KC Sangakkara 21)
    • BSM Warnapura: 50 off 39 balls (7 x 4)
    • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 18.6 overs (116 balls), Extras 2
    • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 84 balls (6 x 4)
    • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 120/2 in 26.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 51, DPMD Jayawardene 5)
    • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 89 balls (KC Sangakkara 30, DPMD Jayawardene 17, Ex 5)
    • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 33.3 overs (207 balls), Extras 7
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 185/3 in 41.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 45, TT Samaraweera 4)
    • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 92 balls (8 x 4)
    • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 43.3 overs (267 balls), Extras 7
    • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 79 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 18, TT Samaraweera 31, Ex 2)
    • Tea: Sri Lanka - 248/3 in 55.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 69, TT Samaraweera 40)
    • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 55.5 overs (343 balls), Extras 10
    • TT Samaraweera: 50 off 59 balls (9 x 4)
    • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 136 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 46, TT Samaraweera 51, Ex 3)
    • Sri Lanka: 300 runs in 66.1 overs (405 balls), Extras 10
    • DPMD Jayawardene: 100 off 169 balls (15 x 4)
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 307/3 in 68.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 105, TT Samaraweera 63)
    • 4th Wicket: 150 runs in 208 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 70, TT Samaraweera 77, Ex 3)
    • Sri Lanka: 350 runs in 77.2 overs (472 balls), Extras 10
    • TT Samaraweera: 100 off 127 balls (17 x 4)
    • New Ball Taken: Sri Lanka 358/3 after 80.1 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 117, TT Samaraweera 102)
    • 4th Wicket: 200 runs in 284 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 81, TT Samaraweera 117, Ex 4)
    • Sri Lanka: 400 runs in 88.1 overs (537 balls), Extras 11
    • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 406/3 in 90.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 136, TT Samaraweera 130)
    • 4th Wicket: 250 runs in 383 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 105, TT Samaraweera 142, Ex 4)
    • DPMD Jayawardene: 150 off 286 balls (20 x 4)
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 441/3 in 104.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 154, TT Samaraweera 147)
    • Sri Lanka: 450 runs in 105.2 overs (640 balls), Extras 11
    • TT Samaraweera: 150 off 191 balls (22 x 4)
    • 4th Wicket: 300 runs in 440 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 135, TT Samaraweera 159, Ex 6)
    • Sri Lanka 1st Innings: 1x7 ball over (115th over, Danish Kaneria, called by Umpire SJA Taufel)
    • Sri Lanka: 500 runs in 118.5 overs (724 balls), Extras 14
    • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 505/3 in 120.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 185, TT Samaraweera 177)
    • DPMD Jayawardene: 200 off 355 balls (27 x 4)
    • 4th Wicket: 350 runs in 547 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 161, TT Samaraweera 182, Ex 7)
    • Sri Lanka: 550 runs in 134.1 overs (816 balls), Extras 14
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 554/3 in 135.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 217, TT Samaraweera 194)
    • TT Samaraweera: 200 off 287 balls (26 x 4)
    • 4th Wicket: 400 runs in 613 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 187, TT Samaraweera 206, Ex 7)
    • Sri Lanka: 600 runs in 144.2 overs (877 balls), Extras 14
    • Tea: Sri Lanka - 614/6 in 148.1 overs (HAPW Jayawardene 0)
    • Innings Break: Sri Lanka - 644/7 in 155.2 overs (WPUJC Vaas 12)
    • Pakistan 1st innings
    • End Of Day: Pakistan - 44/1 in 22.0 overs (Khurram Manzoor 18, Younis Khan 0)
    • Pakistan: 50 runs in 25.0 overs (154 balls), Extras 4
    • Drinks: Pakistan - 79/2 in 35.0 overs (Younis Khan 23, Shoaib Malik 0)
    • Pakistan: 100 runs in 40.5 overs (251 balls), Extras 7
    • Lunch: Pakistan - 123/2 in 51.0 overs (Younis Khan 46, Shoaib Malik 19)
    • Younis Khan: 50 off 102 balls (7 x 4)
    • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 117 balls (Younis Khan 32, Shoaib Malik 19, Ex 2)
    • Pakistan: 150 runs in 58.5 overs (360 balls), Extras 12
    • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 186 balls (Younis Khan 59, Shoaib Malik 35, Ex 8)
    • Drinks: Pakistan - 182/2 in 67.0 overs (Younis Khan 83, Shoaib Malik 35)
    • Pakistan: 200 runs in 74.2 overs (454 balls), Extras 14
    • Younis Khan: 100 off 191 balls (11 x 4)
    • Tea: Pakistan - 213/2 in 83.0 overs (Younis Khan 101, Shoaib Malik 46)
    • Shoaib Malik: 50 off 155 balls (7 x 4)
    • New Ball Taken: Pakistan 247/3 after 96.1 overs (Younis Khan 122, Misbah-ul-Haq 1)
    • Drinks: Pakistan - 249/3 in 97.0 overs (Younis Khan 122, Misbah-ul-Haq 3)
    • Pakistan: 250 runs in 97.3 overs (597 balls), Extras 18
    • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 90 balls (Younis Khan 38, Misbah-ul-Haq 9, Ex 3)
    • End Of Day: Pakistan - 296/3 in 112.0 overs (Younis Khan 149, Misbah-ul-Haq 20)
    • Younis Khan: 150 off 286 balls (17 x 4)
    • Pakistan: 300 runs in 117.3 overs (720 balls), Extras 21
    • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 204 balls (Younis Khan 59, Misbah-ul-Haq 32, Ex 9)
    • Drinks: Pakistan - 331/3 in 127.0 overs (Younis Khan 163, Misbah-ul-Haq 34)
    • Pakistan: 350 runs in 136.2 overs (836 balls), Extras 31
    • Lunch: Pakistan - 358/4 in 140.0 overs (Younis Khan 178, Faisal Iqbal 0)
    • Younis Khan: 200 off 385 balls (22 x 4)
    • Pakistan: 400 runs in 151.5 overs (929 balls), Extras 35
    • Drinks: Pakistan - 406/4 in 154.0 overs (Younis Khan 210, Faisal Iqbal 13)
    • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 93 balls (Younis Khan 36, Faisal Iqbal 13, Ex 4)
    • Pakistan: 450 runs in 165.4 overs (1012 balls), Extras 35
    • Tea: Pakistan - 453/4 in 171.0 overs (Younis Khan 243, Faisal Iqbal 27)
    • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 197 balls (Younis Khan 70, Faisal Iqbal 28, Ex 4)
    • Younis Khan: 250 off 456 balls (25 x 4, 2 x 6)
    • Pakistan: 500 runs in 178.5 overs (1091 balls), Extras 35
    • 5th Wicket: 150 runs in 248 balls (Younis Khan 100, Faisal Iqbal 47, Ex 4)
    • Faisal Iqbal: 50 off 132 balls (5 x 4)
    • Drinks: Pakistan - 541/5 in 187.0 overs (Younis Khan 298, Kamran Akmal 3)
    • Younis Khan: 300 off 510 balls (27 x 4, 4 x 6)
    • Pakistan: 550 runs in 189.3 overs (1155 balls), Extras 35
    • New Ball Taken: Pakistan 555/5 after 191.1 overs (Younis Khan 304, Kamran Akmal 11)
    • End Of Day: Pakistan - 574/5 in 202.0 overs (Younis Khan 306, Kamran Akmal 27)
    • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 121 balls (Younis Khan 18, Kamran Akmal 31, Ex 2)
    • Pakistan: 600 runs in 210.6 overs (1286 balls), Extras 38
    • Kamran Akmal: 50 off 94 balls (4 x 4)
    • Drinks: Pakistan - 613/6 in 216.0 overs (Kamran Akmal 51, Yasir Arafat 6)
    • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 87 balls (Kamran Akmal 37, Yasir Arafat 13, Ex 0)
    • Pakistan: 650 runs in 226.1 overs (1377 balls), Extras 38
    • Lunch: Pakistan - 662/6 in 233.0 overs (Kamran Akmal 89, Yasir Arafat 17)
    • Kamran Akmal: 100 off 153 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
    • 7th Wicket: 100 runs in 177 balls (Kamran Akmal 73, Yasir Arafat 29, Ex 0)
    • Pakistan: 700 runs in 240.1 overs (1461 balls), Extras 38
    • Pakistan: 750 runs in 247.3 overs (1505 balls), Extras 39
    • Kamran Akmal: 150 off 181 balls (8 x 4, 5 x 6)
    • 7th Wicket: 150 runs in 223 balls (Kamran Akmal 115, Yasir Arafat 38, Ex 1)
    • Innings Break: Pakistan - 765/6 in 248.5 overs (Kamran Akmal 158, Yasir Arafat 50)
    • Yasir Arafat: 50 off 129 balls (2 x 4, 2 x 6)
    • Sri Lanka 2nd innings
    • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 8.5 overs (56 balls), Extras 3
    • Tea: Sri Lanka - 54/3 in 9.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 32, DPMD Jayawardene 0)
    • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 36 balls (8 x 4)
    • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 57 balls (KC Sangakkara 31, DPMD Jayawardene 19, Ex 1)
    • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 17.2 overs (108 balls), Extras 4
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 133/5 in 26.0 overs (TT Samaraweera 14, HAPW Jayawardene 7)
 
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