Pakistan takes 107-run lead over Sri Lanka on third day of second cricket test at Colombo

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka

Pakistan vs Siri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Abdullah Shafique’s century assisted Pakistan with assuming command over the second test against Sri Lanka in the wake of coming to 273 for three at lunch Wednesday to take a 107-run lead on the third day.

After just 9.5 overs were conceivable on day two because of a downpour and a wet outfield, Pakistan’s players set their side in an ordering position in the game.

Opening hitter Shafique finished his fourth test hundred AM and was unbeaten on 137 at lunch.

Shafique took up some kind of hobby when on 42 on the main day as Prabath Jayasuriya put down a bring get back. His complete has fallen off 219 conveyances and contained 12 fours and three sixes.

Shafique added 89 runs for the third wicket with Babar Azam as Pakistan merged its situation toward the beginning of the day’s meeting.

Sri Lanka found the advancement when Jayasuriya had Babar leg before wicket, a choice the Pakistan chief went onto survey ineffectively.

There was no halting Shafique, in any case, who set the free balls aside while setting up a 63-run organization for the fourth wicket with Saud Shakeel.

Shakeel, the legend of the principal test when he turned into the primary Pakistan player to post a twofold hundred in Sri Lanka, was unbeaten on 32.

Sri Lanka imploded in its most memorable innings and the home side was out for 166 runs having chosen to bat first.

Pakistan drives the two-match series 1-0 in the wake of winning the main test in Galle by four wickets. For more updates visit jazzsugar