At the end of the second day of the Galle Test, Sri Lanka scored 36 runs for the loss of one wicket. Sri Lanka has a lead of 40 runs in the match. The poor performance of the Pakistani batsmen in the first innings against Sri Lanka in the Galle Test has wasted all the hard work of the bowlers. Pakistan’s entire team has been bowled out for 218 runs in response to 222 runs while Sri Lanka leads by 4 runs in the second innings. Pakistan’s first innings On the second day of the Test series, Babar Azam and Azhar Ali were at the crease when Pakistan resumed their first innings with 24 runs in reply to Sri Lanka’s 222 runs.
Sri Lanka scored 36 runs for the loss of one wicket
Pakistan suffered its first loss on the second day in the form of Azhar Ali, who returned to the pavilion for 3 runs. Mohammad Rizwan along with Babar Azam showed some resistance but they too were dismissed after scoring 19 runs on a total score of 64 runs. On this occasion, Salman Agha came to the crease to support Babar Azam, but after scoring 5 runs, his courage was also answered. At 73 runs, half of Pakistan’s team was out while 2 more players were dismissed with an increase of 12 runs in the total score.
Muhammad Nawaz 5 and Shaheen Shah Afridi were out without opening their account. Yasir Shah was dismissed by Mahesh Thikshana for 112, he scored 18 runs. Hasan Ali, who came in at number ten behind Yasir Shah, took a relatively aggressive approach and lost the wicket after scoring 17 runs off 21 balls. Sri Lanka’s most successful bowler has been Parbath Jayasuriya who has taken 5 wickets so far. Apart from this, Mahesh Thekshana and Ramesh Mendis took 2 and 2 respectively while Asan Rajitha took one wicket.