Sri Lanka scored 315 runs for the loss of 6 wickets by the end of play on the first day of the second match of the Test series against Pakistan. In the Test match being played in Galle, Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat first. The Sri Lankan openers provided the team with an opening stand of 92 runs.
Sri Lanka scored 315 runs for the loss of 6 wickets | 2nd match of test series
Apart from Kusal Mendis, every batsman played a significant role in advancing Sri Lanka’s innings. Dinesh Chandimal scored 80, Fernando scored 50, Angelo Mathews scored 42, Dimuth Karunaratne scored 40 and Dhananjaya de Silva scored 33. At the end of the first day, Sri Lanka scored 315 runs for the loss of 6 wickets, while Niroshan Dickwella (42) and Dunith Wellalage (Dunith Wellalage) were playing for 6 runs. The most successful bowler for Pakistan was Mohammad Nawaz who took 2 wickets while Yasir Shah, Naseem Shah and Nauman Ali got one dismissal each. Pakistan has an unbeaten one-nil lead in the Test series against Sri Lanka.