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)
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Umar Gul to Paranavitana, OUT, 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

NT Paranavitana c Misbah-ul-Haq b Umar Gul 0 (3m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Sri Lanka 3/1   SM Warnapura 3* (3b)   Umar Gul 0.4-0-3-1

Yasir Arafat to Warnapura, OUT, 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

SM Warnapura c Misbah-ul-Haq b Yasir Arafat 59 (87m 48b 9x4 0x6) SR: 122.91

Sri Lanka 93/2   KC Sangakkara 32* (60b 4x4)   Yasir Arafat 5-0-17-1

Danish Kaneria to Sangakkara, OUT, 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

KC Sangakkara c Misbah-ul-Haq b Danish Kaneria 70 (165m 104b 9x4 0x6) SR: 67.30

Sri Lanka 177/3   DPMD Jayawardene 41* (81b 7x4)   Danish Kaneria 6.1-1-21-1

Shoaib Malik to DPMD Jayawardene, OUT, 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

DPMD Jayawardene c †Kamran Akmal b Shoaib Malik 240 (531m 424b 32x4 0x6) SR: 56.60

Sri Lanka 614/4   TT Samaraweera 231* (313b 31x4)   Shoaib Malik 31.4-2-120-1

Danish Kaneria to Samaraweera, OUT, 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

TT Samaraweera b Danish Kaneria 231 (454m 318b 31x4 0x6) SR: 72.64

Sri Lanka 614/5   TM Dilshan 0* (2b)   Danish Kaneria 42.5-3-160-2

Shoaib Malik to Dilshan, OUT, 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

TM Dilshan c †Kamran Akmal b Shoaib Malik 0 (8m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Sri Lanka 614/6   HAPW Jayawardene 0* (1b)   Shoaib Malik 32.1-2-120-2

Danish Kaneria to HAPW Jayawardene, OUT, quicker one on middle stump, tries to cut it away but fails to pick it, misses it completely and the stumps take a beating!

HAPW Jayawardene b Danish Kaneria 18 (29m 22b 2x4 0x6) SR: 81.81

Sri Lanka 644/7   WPUJC Vaas 12* (22b 1x4)   Danish Kaneria 46.2-5-170-3
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Hours of play (local time) 10.00 start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00

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