7-wicket haul by Yasir lures in Pakistan victoryJune 22, 2015
Pakistan bounced back to beat the hosting Sri Lanka by 10 wickets at the first Test match. Sri Lanka opened the final day on 63/2 in the second innings, before they were bowled out for 206; top scores from Dimuth Karunaratne 79, and Lahiru Thirimanne 44. Pakistan legspinner Yasir Shah reached the first seven-wicket haul in his first-class career. In response, the visitors, set only 90 for victory, stayed afloat with 92 without loss; Mohammad Hafeez on 46 and Ahmed Shehzad on 43. The player of the match is Pakistan’s wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed; in his first innings, Sarfraz hit 96 off 86 balls with 13 fours. Pakistan lead the 3-match series 1-0.
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