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Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 1st Test 2022 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 1st Test 2022


Watch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 1st Test 2022 - Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka 2-match Test series of the 1st Test match played between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at Galle International Stadium, Galle in 16th July to 20th July 2022.

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 1st Test 2022 Highlights
Abdullah Shafique and Babar Azam added 101 runs for the third wicket © AFP / Getty Images


Shaheen Shah Afridi, Babar Azam, Mohammad Nawaz and Abdullah Shafique guided Pakistan emphatic four-wicket victory over Sri Lanka and take a 1-0 lead in a epic game of the first Test match.

Match Stats :
  • Pakistan chased 342 was their second highest successful run-chase in Test matches and also It is their second highest chase against Sri Lanka in Tests after they chased 377 against Sri Lanka at Pallekelle in 2015.
  • Abdullah Shafique's unbeaten 160 was the fifth highest-score by an Pakistan batsman in Sri Lanka in Tests.
  • Abdullah Shafique faced 408-balls in their second innings - The second most balls faced by an Pakistan batsman in the fourth Innings in a Test match after Babar Azam faced 425-balls against Australia at Karachi in this year and the fifth most balls faced by a batsman in the fourth Innings in a Tests.

* Bowlers and Shaheen Shah Afridi's four-for as Pakistan restricted to Sri Lanka 222 before Pakistan lost 2 wickets for 24 in a 12-wicket opening day of the first Test match.

* Captain Babar Azam's sensational century restricted Sri Lanka's lead to just four runs after Prabath Jayasuriya's five-for in the day two of the first Test match.

* Half-centuries from Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis and Dinesh Chandimal put Sri Lanka in command position, despite a Mohammad Nawaz's maiden five-for in the day three of the first Test match.

* Abdullah Shafique's unbeaten century leads Pakistan's chase of 342 and Sri Lanka fight-back with Babar Azam's wicket late in the day but Pakistan need just 120 runs to win.

* Abdullah Shafique's epic 160* leads to Pakistan successfully chased 342 in the day five of the first Test match.


Sri Lanka 1st Innings scored 222 for all-out in 66.1 overs with top scorer by Dinesh Chandimal cracked a 76 off 115-balls including 10-fours & a six.

Maheesh Theekshana scored 38 off 65-balls including 4-fours & a six, Oshada Fernando blasted a 35 off 49-balls included 5-fours and Kusal Mendis 21.

1st Innings Pakistan best bowler by Shaheen Shah Afridi claimed a 4-wickets for 58-runs in 14.1-overs including three maidens, Hasan Ali, Yasir Shah both took 2-wickets and one for Mohammad Nawaz - Naseem Shah.

Pakistan 1st Innings scored 218 for all-out in 90.5 overs with top scorer by Babar Azam 119 off 244-balls - which was his 7th Test hundred & his third century against Sri Lanka in Tests - including 11-fours & 2-sixes, Mohammad Rizwan 19, Yasir Shah 18 and Hasan Ali 17.

1st Innings Sri Lanka best bowler by Prabath Jayasuriya claimed a 5-wickets for 82-runs in 39-overs including ten maidens, Ramesh Mendis, Maheesh Theekshana both took 2-wickets and one for Kasun Rajitha.

Sri Lanka 2nd Innings scored 337 for all-out in 100 overs with top scorer by Dinesh Chandimal cracked a unbeaten 94 off 139-balls including 5-fours & 2-sixes.

Kusal Mendis struck 76 off 126-balls including 9-fours, Oshada Fernando 64, Ramesh Mendis 22, Dhananjaya de Silva 20 and Dimuth Karunaratne 16.

2nd Innings Pakistan best bowler by Mohammad Nawaz claimed a 5-wickets for 88-runs in 28-overs including two maidens, Yasir Shah picked up 3-wickets and one for Hasan Ali - Naseem Shah.

Pakistan chased 344-6 in 127.2 overs with top scorer by Abdullah Shafique scored a unbeaten 160 off 408-balls - which was his 2nd Test hundred & his first century against Sri Lanka in ODIs - including 7-fours & a six.

Babar scored 55 off 104-balls including 4-fours & a six, Mohammad Rizwan 40, Imam-ul-Haq 35 and Mohammad Nawaz 19 not out.

2nd Innings Sri Lanka best bowler by Prabath Jayasuriya claimed a 4-wickets for 135-runs in 56.2-overs including ten maidens, Dhananjaya de Silva and Ramesh Mendis both took one-wickets.

Abdullah Shafique named Player of the match for his match-winning magnificent unbeaten 160-runs knocked off facing 408-balls including 7-fours and a six.


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