In the Galle Test match, Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by 4 wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the two-test series. In the Galle Test match, Pakistan needed 120 runs on the last day while Sri Lanka needed 7 wickets. Pakistan chased the target of 342 runs cautiously on the final day of play on Wednesday. Pakistan batsmen Abdullah Shafiq and Muhammad Rizwan pushed the pace of runs.
Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by 4 wickets to take a 1-0 lead
Mohammad Rizwan scored 40 runs and was bowled out by Jaya Surya. Agha Salman, who played the first Test, was caught out by the wicketkeeper-batsman Kepardik Vela on 12 runs off Jayasuriya. Hasan Ali managed to score only 5 runs and got out trying to play a high shot. Abdullah Shafiq played a career-best inning. He scored 160 runs and was not out. Mohammad Nawaz was not out for 19 runs. Sri Lanka scored 222 runs in the first innings. In reply, the Pakistan team was bowled out for 218 runs.
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Sri Lanka team scored 337 runs in the second innings and set Pakistan a target of 342 runs. On behalf of Pakistan, Shaheen Shah took 4 wickets in the first innings, and Hasan Ali and Yasir Shah took two wickets each. Naseem Shah and Muhammad Nawaz took one wicket each. In the second innings, Muhammad Nawaz took 5 wickets. Yasir Shah took 3 wickets while Hasan Ali and Naseem Shah took one wicket each. Prabhath Jayasuriya took 5 wickets in the first innings for Sri Lanka. He took 4 wickets in the second innings.