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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test at Rawalpindi, Dec 11 2019, Sri Lanka tour of Pakistan [Dec 2019]

RESULT
1st Test, Rawalpindi, December 11 - 15, 2019, Sri Lanka tour of Pakistan [Dec 2019]
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Match drawn

Player Of The Match
109*
abid-ali
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
Pakistan 1st Innings
Match Flow
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Sri Lanka 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
lbw b Shaheen Shah Afridi591101399053.63
c Haris Sohail b Naseem Shah40811656149.38
c †Mohammad Rizwan b Usman Shinwari1047611021.27
c Asad Shafiq b Naseem Shah31771404040.25
b Mohammad Abbas27130028.57
not out 10216623715061.44
c Babar Azam b Shaheen Shah Afridi3363904052.38
not out 1634572047.05
Extras(b 5, lb 7, nb 3)15
TOTAL97 Ov (RR: 3.17)308/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-96 (Dimuth Karunaratne, 30.1 ov), 2-109 (Oshada Fernando, 35.3 ov), 3-120 (Kusal Mendis, 41.6 ov), 4-127 (Dinesh Chandimal, 44.2 ov), 5-189 (Angelo Mathews, 63.4 ov), 6-256 (Niroshan Dickwella, 84.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
2797212.6613311000
44.2 to LD Chandimal, what a ball! Oh this is sensational! Pakistan have figured this pitch out and completely tied Sri Lanka up this session. This is classic Abbas - signs of maybe a comeback from his form slump. Slams it in at a length on a middle and off line, jags it away off the pitch and clips the top of off stump as Chandimal gets back in the crease to defend. It was a scrambled seam. Past the outside edge and cleaned up. Superb, just superb. 127/4
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30.1 to FDM Karunaratne, that should be it, and is given! Given out leg before, to a full ball that seemed headed for the base of middle. Karunaratne has reviewed this. Bowled from fairly close to the stumps, and had the pace to beat the inside edge, as Karunaratne fell over, as he has a tendency to do, when flicking. That is hitting the base of leg stump, and Pakistan have that breakthrough. 96/1
84.3 to N Dickwella, taken at gully! He's kept on pushing away from the body and this time he pays for it. Length ball outside off, got the front leg half a stride across and jabbed at it away from the body. It sliced low to Babar at gully and he does well to get his fingers under that. 256/6
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41.6 to BKG Mendis, got him! Top-class bowling! I said two balls ago that Mendis dug deep into the crease to protect himself from edging the outgoing delivery. This time he goes fishing away from his body on the front. Length ball again, marginally fuller, and draws Mendis into the drive. Late movement away and then off the seam as well. Foot nowhere close for the drive and the edge carries nicely through to the keeper. 120/3
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35.3 to BOP Fernando, got him this time! Naseem has threatened with this ball a few times this session, and finally he strikes. Gets a ball to pitch on a good length, and just a touch of movement takes it away from Fernando, who gets drawn into poking his bat at it. Travels low to the right of Haris Sohail at first slip, and he moves swiftly to complete the catch. The two set batsmen have been dismissed. 109/2
63.4 to AD Mathews, taken at second slip! The first real attempt at a hard hit from Mathews, and he's lost his shape and just had a hack at a very wide length ball. Wanted to slap that through the covers, it absolutely flies to Shafiq's left at slip and he takes a very good reflex catch. That ball was travelling. 189/5
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Pakistan 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c Chandimal b Rajitha01214000.00
not out 10920129811054.22
c Karunaratne b Kumara36811344044.44
not out 10212815014079.68
Extras(b 2, nb 2, w 1)5
TOTAL70 Ov (RR: 3.60)252/2
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Shan Masood, 2.5 ov), 2-90 (Azhar Ali, 31.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
62510.83320001
2.5 to Shan Masood, taps a full toss straight to mid-off! Yikes. I suppose you can put that down to a groggy mind from four days of gloom. It's a knee height full toss just outside off, all he has to do is caress that through the covers. He ends up simulating a catching practice session, straight into the body of the fielder. 3/1
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1444613.28648000
31.5 to Azhar Ali, GONE! A soft dismissal for the captain, as he chips a short-of-a-length ball that stops a bit on him. Angled in from wide of the crease, and he ends up playing a check-drive straight into the midriff of short mid-wicket. Due reward for Kumara, who has looked threatening right from his first over!. 90/2
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Wed, 11 Dec - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 202/5 (Dhananjaya de Silva 38*, Niroshan Dickwella 11*, 68.1 ov)
Thu, 12 Dec - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 263/6 (Dhananjaya de Silva 72*, Dilruwan Perera 2*, 86.3 ov)
Fri, 13 Dec - day 3 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 282/6 (Dhananjaya de Silva 87*, Dilruwan Perera 6*, 91.5 ov)
Sat, 14 Dec - day 4 - no play
Sun, 15 Dec - day 5 - Pakistan 1st innings 252/2 (70 ov) - end of match
MATCH FLOW
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
  • Sri Lanka: 300 runs in 94.5 overs (572 balls), Extras 14
  • DM de Silva: 100 off 165 balls (15 x 4)
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 71 balls (DM de Silva 33, MDK Perera 16, Ex 2)
  • Innings Break: Sri Lanka - 308/6 in 97.0 overs (DM de Silva 102, MDK Perera 16)
  • Pakistan 1st innings
  • Drinks: Pakistan - 15/1 in 10.0 overs (Abid Ali 7, Azhar Ali 6)
  • Pakistan: 50 runs in 17.5 overs (108 balls), Extras 2
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 93 balls (Abid Ali 29, Azhar Ali 20, Ex 1)
  • Lunch: Pakistan - 54/1 in 19.0 overs (Abid Ali 31, Azhar Ali 21)
  • Abid Ali: 50 off 86 balls (8 x 4)
  • Drinks: Pakistan - 87/1 in 30.0 overs (Abid Ali 50, Azhar Ali 35)
  • Abid Ali: 50 off 95 balls (7 x 4)
  • Pakistan: 100 runs in 34.5 overs (210 balls), Extras 2
  • Drinks: Pakistan - 117/2 in 41.0 overs (Abid Ali 68, Babar Azam 10)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 75 balls (Abid Ali 28, Babar Azam 23, Ex 1)
  • Pakistan: 150 runs in 45.2 overs (273 balls), Extras 3
  • Tea: Pakistan - 177/2 in 53.0 overs (Abid Ali 91, Babar Azam 47)
  • Babar Azam: 50 off 70 balls (7 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 147 balls (Abid Ali 40, Babar Azam 61, Ex 1)
  • Pakistan: 200 runs in 59.1 overs (356 balls), Extras 3
  • Abid Ali: 100 off 183 balls (11 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 150 runs in 208 balls (Abid Ali 54, Babar Azam 94, Ex 2)
  • Babar Azam: 100 off 118 balls (14 x 4)
  • Pakistan: 250 runs in 68.4 overs (413 balls), Extras 4
MATCH DETAILS
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium
TossSri Lanka, elected to bat first
Series
Season2019/20
Player Of The Match
Series result2-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 2373
Hours of play (local time)10.00 start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00
Match days11,12,13,14,15 December 2019 - day (5-day match)
Test debut
Umpires
TV Umpire
Reserve Umpire
Match Referee
PointsSri Lanka 20, Pakistan 20