Pakistan captain Babar Azam was dismissed for 13 runs in the first innings of the Galle Test match against Sri Lanka. He was caught out by spinner Prabhat Jayasuriya.
PAK vs SL: The first match of the two-match Test series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka is being played in Galle. By the end of the second day’s play in this match, Pakistan’s team has scored 221 runs for 5 wickets and on the basis of the first innings, this team is still 91 runs behind Sri Lanka. The performance of Pakistan’s top order batsmen in this match was disappointing, including captain Babar Azam. However, later Pakistan’s middle-order batsmen Saud Shakeel (69 runs) and Agha Salman (61 runs) worked to handle the team by playing unbeaten half-centuries and both were at the crease till the end of the second day’s play.
Babar Azam played an inning of 13 runs
Babar Azam scored 13 runs in 16 balls with the help of two fours in the first innings of the Galle Test match against Sri Lanka and he was caught by Samaravikrama off the ball of this team’s spinner Prabhat Jayasuriya. Prabhat Jayasuriya and Babar Azam have a fierce rivalry in Test cricket and this has been proved once again. Prabhat dismissed Babar Azam for the fourth time in 5 Test innings so far. Babar Azam has scored 143 runs in five Test innings against Prabhat at an average of 35.75. At the same time, he has hit 15 fours in these innings on Prabhat’s ball while 3 sixes have been hit.
Let us tell you that in the first innings of the first Test match being played between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, the Sri Lankan team had scored 312 runs and in response, the visiting team Pakistan had scored 221 runs by losing 5 wickets till the end of the second day’s play. . Pakistan’s team is still 91 runs behind Sri Lanka in the first innings. In this match, Pakistan’s team had lost the wickets of their 5 top batsmen for 101 runs at one time. After this, Shakeel and Agha Salman worked to handle the team by sharing an unbeaten century partnership of 120 runs for the sixth wicket. In the first innings, Pakistan’s opener batsman Abdullah Shafiq scored 19 runs, Imam-ul-Haq one run, Shan Masood scored 39 runs while Sarfaraz Ahmed scored 17 runs.