Dubai (October 8, 2017): Pakistan will resume its first innings at 51-0 against Sri Lanka on the third day (Sunday) of the second Test in Dubai.
Pakistan, replying to Sri Lanka’s mammoth first-innings total of 482, were 51-0 at close on the second day of the second day-night Test in Dubai on Saturday.
Openers Shan Masood (15) and Sami Aslam (30) were at the crease as Pakistan trailed Sri Lanka by 431 runs.
Earlier, opener Dimuth Karunaratne scored a career-best 196 to guide Sri Lanka to an imposing 482 in their first innings.
Yasir Shah took 6-184 in a marathon 55.5 overs of hard work and toil on a flat Dubai stadium pitch. Pakistan trail by 1-0 in the series after they lost the first Test by 21 runs in Abu Dhabi.
Karunaratne added 146 with skipper Dinesh Chandimal (62) for the fourth wicket before another 88 was put on for the fifth between him and Niroshan Dickwella, who made a rapid 52.