result
1st Test, Colombo (SSC), Mar 26 - 30 2006, Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka
185 & 448/5d
(121 ov, target 458)176 & 337/4
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
185
kumar-sangakkara
15y
• The Bulletin by Osman Samiuddin

Defiant Malik scripts a draw

Shoaib Malik's immense but painstakingly composed maiden Test hundred steered Pakistan to an unlikely but spirited draw on the final day of the first Test against Sri Lanka

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Scorecard summary
Sri Lanka185/10(57.5 overs)1st INNINGS
Pakistan176/10(54.4 overs)1st INNINGS
Sri Lanka448/5(128 overs)2nd INNINGS
Pakistan337/4(121 overs)2nd INNINGS
end of over 1219 runs
PAK: 337/4CRR: 2.78 
Abdul Razzaq20 (31)
Shoaib Malik148 (369)
Sanath Jayasuriya 13-3-37-0
Muthiah Muralidaran 42-13-94-3
120.6
Jayasuriya to Abdul Razzaq, no run
120.5
Jayasuriya to Abdul Razzaq, no run
120.4
1
Jayasuriya to Malik, 1 run
120.3
4
Jayasuriya to Malik, FOUR runs
120.2
Jayasuriya to Malik, no run
120.1
4
Jayasuriya to Malik, FOUR runs
end of over 1201 run
PAK: 328/4CRR: 2.73 
Abdul Razzaq20 (29)
Shoaib Malik139 (365)
Muthiah Muralidaran 42-13-94-3
Farveez Maharoof 23-8-70-1
119.6
Murali to Abdul Razzaq, no run

length ball, Razzaq on the back foot defending, fielded by Tharanga

119.5
Murali to Abdul Razzaq, no run

length but down leg, Razzaq keeps it out, fielded by Tharanga

119.4
Murali to Abdul Razzaq, no run

down the leg side, Razzaq pushes forward, fielded by Muralitharan

119.3
Murali to Abdul Razzaq, no run

down the leg side, Razzaq plays and misses, fielded by Jayasuriya

119.2
1
Murali to Malik, 1 run

too full and on the pads, Malik works it through the leg side, fielded by Fernando

119.1
Murali to Malik, no run

length but down leg, Malik keeps it out

end of over 1197 runs
PAK: 327/4CRR: 2.74 
Shoaib Malik138 (363)
Abdul Razzaq20 (25)
Farveez Maharoof 23-8-70-1
Muthiah Muralidaran 41-13-93-3
118.6
1
Maharoof to Malik, 1 run

good line and length, Malik cuts it

118.5
Maharoof to Malik, no run

length ball, Malik defends it, fielded by Jayawardene

118.5
1nb
Maharoof to Malik, (no ball)

Malik defends it away

118.4
Maharoof to Malik, no run

good line and length delivery, Malik defends it

118.3
Maharoof to Malik, no run

length ball, Malik keeps it out, fielded by Maharoof

118.2
4
Maharoof to Malik, FOUR runs

good line and length, Malik cuts it

118.1
1
Maharoof to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run

good line and length, Razzaq plays no shot

end of over 11820 runs
PAK: 320/4CRR: 2.71 
Shoaib Malik133 (357)
Abdul Razzaq19 (24)
Muthiah Muralidaran 41-13-93-3
Farveez Maharoof 22-8-63-1
117.6
6
Murali to Malik, SIX runs

good line and length delivery, Malik drives on the on side

Match details
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossPakistan, elected to field first
SeriesPakistan tour of Sri Lanka
Season2005/06
Player Of The Match
Kumar Sangakkara
Kumar Sangakkara
Series result2-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1794
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
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Rudi Koertzen
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Steve Davis
TV Umpire
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Tyron Wijewardene
Match Referee
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Alan Hurst