Pakistan Won The 1st Test By 4 Wickets And Take 1-0 Lead In The 2 Match Series

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 1st Test Match Report: Pakistan has taken a 1-0 lead in the series by winning the first match of the 2-match Test series against Sri Lanka by 4 wickets. In the fourth innings of the match, the team got a target of 131 runs, which they achieved at the loss of 6 wickets on the basis of Imam-ul-Haq’s unbeaten half-century. In this match, young player Saud Shakeel played a major role in the victory of the team with a total of 238 runs for Pakistan.

Saud Shakeel also scored 30 runs in the second innings.

In the first Test match, young player Saud Shakeel got to see the best performance with the bat for Pakistan. In the first innings when the team had lost 5 wickets on the score of 101. At that time, Saud took the score to 461 with an important unbeaten inning of 208 runs while handling the innings from one end. With this, Pakistan’s team could get a lead of more than 100 runs from Sri Lanka’s first innings score.

After this, Saud Shakeel contributed to the team’s victory by playing an innings of 30 runs in 38 balls in the second innings as well. In this match, a total of 238 runs were seen with the bat of Saud Shakeel. Apart from this, Imam-ul-Haq played an unbeaten inning of 50 runs in the second innings for Pakistan. In bowling for Pakistan, Abrar Ahmed took 6 wickets in this match.

Only Dhananjaya de Silva could show better performance from Sri Lanka.

If we talk about the performance of the Sri Lankan team in this match, only better performance of Dhananjaya de Silva was seen from their side in both the innings. Where Dhananjaya scored 122 runs in the first innings, in the second innings he got 82 runs with his bat. Prabhat Jayasuriya took 7 wickets while Ramesh Mendis took 6 wickets in this match for Sri Lanka. Now the second match of the series between the two teams will be played from July 24 at Colombo ground.

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