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Arnold: Was important for Sri Lanka to arrest the tide

Russel Arnold on Sri Lanka's impressive win and the irreplaceable Rangana Herath

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'We should have attacked Herath more' - Arthur

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur disappointed after Sri Lanka beat his side by 21 runs on a dramatic final day of the first Test in Abu Dhabi

Target possible?


The lowest target not successfully chased (lost) by Pakistan, against SA in Faisalabad in 1997. They have been set 136 to win this Test.

Azhar's milestone


Runs completed by Azhar Ali in Tests. He has taken 115 innings to do so and is the fourth quickest among eight Pakistan batsmen.

The Abu Dhabi grind


Scoring rate in the first session of the third day. Only 57 runs were scored from 30 overs, the last-ten before lunch producing just 8 runs.

First in three years


Last time before Chandimal in this Test, a Sri Lanka batsman faced than more than 60 overs (360 balls) in a Test innings - Karunaratne v NZ, Christchurch.

Yasir on top


Spinners to take 150 wickets in fewer Test matches than Yasir Shah. Clarrie Grimmett was the previous fastest having taken 28 matches. Yasir is playing his 27th.

Important toss?


No. of times teams have lost after having batted first, out of the nine Tests before this in Abu Dhabhi. They have won 4 and drawn 4.