Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

FDM Karunaratne
FDM Karunaratne
196(405) 19x4 - 1x6
Control %84%
  • Productive Shot
  • flick
  • 63 runs
  • 4x4 - 0x6
30 6 21 30 59 21 10 19
Asad Shafiq
Asad Shafiq
112(176) 10x4 - 0x6
Control %72%
  • Productive Shot
  • cover drive
  • 30 runs
  • 4x4 - 0x6
5 7 13 7 39 7 11 23

Best performances - Bowlers

Yasir Shah
Yasir Shah
O55.5
M9
R184
W6
Eco3.29
RHB
OFFLEG
1W1W
1W2W
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
MDK Perera
O26
M1
R98
W5
Eco3.76
RHB
OFFLEG
2W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
2W1W

Partnerships

  • SL - 1st
  • PAK - 1st
  • SL - 2nd
  • PAK - 2nd

Sri Lanka - 1st - Innings

63
JK Silva27 (1)
FDM Karunaratne33 (0)
68
FDM Karunaratne28 (47)
S Samarawickrama38 (35)
5
FDM Karunaratne4 (2)
BKG Mendis1 (4)
146
FDM Karunaratne82 (193)
LD Chandimal62 (195)
88
FDM Karunaratne33 (0)
N Dickwella52 (1)
59
MDK Perera43 (46)
FDM Karunaratne16 (43)
25
HMRKB Herath9 (18)
MDK Perera15 (30)
15
HMRKB Herath7 (35)
RAS Lakmal8 (31)
5
HMRKB Herath4 (0)
PLS Gamage1 (1)
8
HMRKB Herath7 (12)
N Pradeep0 (8)

Pakistan - 1st - Innings

61
Shan Masood16 (72)
Sami Aslam39 (69)
4
Azhar Ali4 (3)
Sami Aslam0 (2)
27
Azhar Ali15 (42)
Asad Shafiq12 (36)
17
Azhar Ali9 (18)
Babar Azam8 (23)
71
Azhar Ali31 (60)
Haris Sohail37 (97)
19
Sarfaraz Ahmed14 (14)
Haris Sohail5 (14)
15
Mohammad Amir7 (14)
Haris Sohail8 (9)
6
Yasir Shah0 (3)
Haris Sohail6 (10)
30
Wahab Riaz16 (29)
Yasir Shah13 (15)
12
Yasir Shah11 (5)
Mohammad Abbas1 (2)

Sri Lanka - 2nd - Innings

3
JK Silva3 (1)
FDM Karunaratne0 (0)
19
FDM Karunaratne7 (19)
S Samarawickrama12 (17)
4
BKG Mendis2 (0)
S Samarawickrama1 (1)
7
RAS Lakmal1 (10)
BKG Mendis5 (7)
1
LD Chandimal0 (5)
BKG Mendis1 (2)
25
N Dickwella21 (1)
BKG Mendis3 (0)
1
MDK Perera0 (1)
BKG Mendis1 (1)
35
HMRKB Herath17 (17)
BKG Mendis17 (19)
1
PLS Gamage1 (0)
BKG Mendis0 (1)
0
PLS Gamage0 (0)
N Pradeep0 (2)

Pakistan - 2nd - Innings

5
Shan Masood3 (14)
Sami Aslam1 (8)
31
Azhar Ali17 (54)
Shan Masood13 (69)
13
Shan Masood3 (14)
Haris Sohail10 (24)
3
Shan Masood2 (4)
Asad Shafiq1 (10)
0
Asad Shafiq0 (0)
Babar Azam0 (2)
173
Sarfaraz Ahmed68 (130)
Asad Shafiq101 (149)
5
Mohammad Amir4 (9)
Asad Shafiq1 (3)
14
Yasir Shah5 (23)
Asad Shafiq9 (13)
0
Wahab Riaz0 (1)
Asad Shafiq0 (1)
4
Wahab Riaz1 (11)
Mohammad Abbas3 (8)

End of an era

0

No. of Test series lost by Pakistan in the UAE since they started playing their home games there in 2010, before this. They had won five and drew four of the nine series.

Strong comeback

17.20

Asad Shafiq's average in 10 Test innings this year, before this century in the fourth innings. His highest score in those innings was only 39.

Biggest turnaround?

243

Most runs added by the last 5 wickets in a successful chase, by Australia against Pakistan in Hobart in 1999-00. If Pakistan wins this Test, they would have added 265 runs for the last 5 wkts and will be a record.

Big difference

386

Difference in Sri Lanka's totals in this match - 482 & 96 - their highest ever in a Test. Previous highest was 383 v Australia at SSC in 1992.

Contrasting innings

34

Score at which Sri Lanka lost their 5th wicket in the second innings. They were at 370 when the fifth wicket fell in the first innings.

Yasir's hot streak

5

No. of consecutive Tests in which Yasir Shah has picked at least one five-wicket haul. He's the first spinner to do so.

Going on and on

4

No. of times in last 3 years Karunaratne has played innings of 300+ balls in Tests - most among all openers. Cook and Azhar Ali have batted 3 such innings.

Only the third

3000+

Runs for Karunaratne as opener in Tests. He's only the third Sri Lanka opener to do so after Jayasuriya (5932) and Atapattu (5317).

Karunratne-Chandimal show

2

No. of 100+ partnerships for the fourth-wicket for Sri Lanka in this series, both between Karunaratne and Chandimal. In the home series against India they could add only a total of 77 runs from six fourth-wicket stands.

Openers' high

2012

Last time a Sri Lanka openers scored 3 or more Test 100s in a year, before Karunaratne this time. Dilshan had hit 3 in 2012. Only Elgar (5) has scored more 100s than Karunaratne in 2017.

Bumper year

6

No. of 50+ scores by Dimuth Karunaratne in Tests this year - the most among all Sri Lanka players. Among all players, only Elgar, Rahul, Pujara and Root have more such scores.

Strong start

81.20

Samarawickrama's strike rate in his first-class career, before making his Test debut in this match. He's striking at over 100 in his debut innings. He averaged 63.63 in 2016-17 season with 4 centuries in 21 innings.

Day/Night debut

1

Sri Lanka are playing their maiden Day/Night Test while Pakistan are playing their third.