Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test Day 2 Highlights Today 07 Oct 2017

Watch Pak vs SL cricket highlights today on 08-10-2017. Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test highlights. Yasir Shah tried to make Sri Lanka suffer on the first day, but Karunaratne and Chandimal continued an unbeaten 118-run partnership to steer Sri Lanka towards a strong position. Karunaratne remains unbeaten on 133 along with Chandimal, who is just one run short of completing his half hundred. The Pakistani skipper used both of his reviews and both were struck down by the third umpire. Chandimal stayed at the crease despite both reviews being used on the Sri Lankan captain.


The lefty speedster Muhammad Amir was able to make his first breakthrough of the series while it was mostly the spinner Yasir Shah, who proved to be difficult for the batsmen. He bowled 29.3 overs and removed two batmen. It was Karunaratne, who proved to be headstrong for Pakistan. Silva provided a good support to Karunaratne and was able to score 27 while the debutant Samarawickrama also made a handy score of 38 runs before being caught and bowled by Amir.

Karunaratne has already hit three quality hundreds in this year. He fell short of a hundred by only seven runs in the first test match and was run out. A lot of hopes relied on Chandimal and the skipper is doing a brilliant job in the absence of Matthews. It was the opening stand which steered Sri Lanka towards a decent and sturdy day 1 total. The debutant Samarawickrama seemed to be strong at the pitch and played decent shots off Yasir Shah. The bowler also treated the debutant hostility. Sarfraz moved Amir forward against the batsman and Samarawickrama fell prey to the speedster, getting removed at 38 off 35, an innings that included 5 fours and a six.


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Sri Lanka will began the day 2 at 254-3 with Karunaratne and Chandimal at the crease. It is to be seen how far Chandimal and Karunaratne take their unbeaten 118-run partnership.

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