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Galle Check: Ton-up Babar leads Pakistan fightback towards Sri Lanka – SUCH TV

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam hit a century on day two of the primary Check towards Sri Lanka because the guests had been dismissed for 218 of their first innings.

Azam smashed spinner Maheesh Theekshana for a 4 after which took a single to convey up his seventh Check century as he leapt up in pleasure within the closing session in Galle.

The main Pakistan batsman averages over 45 in 40 Checks since making his debut in 2016.

Jayasuriya claimed his third successive haul of 5 wickets or extra to rattle the opposition batting, which slumped to 85-7 earlier than lunch after which 148-9 within the second session.

Azam stood agency as he received assist from the lower-order batsmen together with Yasir Shah (18), Hasan Ali (17) and Naseem, prompting Sri Lanka to rotate their bowling choices.

Azam reached his 22nd Check fifty earlier than Hasan departed and he then shielded quantity 11 Naseem by going through a lot of the balls in a defiant present of batting.

He hit quick bowler Kasun Rajitha for 3 straight boundaries and later a six and 4 off thriller spinner Maheesh Theekshana and Jayasuriya to shut in on Sri Lanka’s 222.

For Sri Lanka, it was a style of their very own drugs after they’d fought again from 133-Eight on Saturday, when Pakistan left-arm fast Shaheen Shah Afridi took 4 wickets.

Pakistan resumed the day on 24 for 2 when play began 30 minutes late due to rain and Azhar Ali might solely survive three balls earlier than he was trapped lbw by Jayasuriya.

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