Karachi, 13 December 2019: Only 32 balls could be bowled on another rain and bad-light interrupted day as the first ICC World Test Championship series match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka looks set to end in a draw. Sri Lanka added 19 more runs to their overnight score to finish their yet incomplete first innings on 282 for six on day-three at the Pindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi on Friday.
Dhananjaya de Silva moved from 72 not out to 87 not out, 13 runs short of what would be the sixth century of his 28 match Test career. The right-hander has so far faced 151 balls and hit 13 fours in his resolute innings. Dilruwan Perera is unbeaten on six.
For Pakistan Shaheen and Naseem Shah with two wickets each are the most successful bowlers to date.
Scores in brief:
Sri Lanka 282 for 6, 91.5 overs (Dhananjaya de Silva 87 not out, Dimuth Karunaratne 59, Oshada Fernando 40; Shaheen Shah Afridi 2-58, Naseem Shah 2-83)