Mohammad Amir injures himself against Sri Lanka, undergoes MRI scan
Oct 08 2017
The squad has been bolstered by the inclusion of three other players with Test experience, with fast bowlers Dasun Shanaka and Lahiru Kumara, along with left-arm spinner Malinda Pushpakumara, having played 11 Tests among them. That leaves Pakistan in a spot of bother to square the series after losing the first Test by 21 runs in Abu Dhabi and, more importantly, save its seven-year unbeaten series record in the United Arab Emirates.
Not only did Karunaratne play a watchful innings to give Lanka a steady start after the visitors elected to bat after winning the toss but he also anchored the innings from time to time to keep Pakistan at bay. Herath exposed the nominal hosts' new batting line-up, shorn of batting greats Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq for the time since they retired in May.
Kusal Mendis (1) became Yasir's second victim shortly after the departure of Samarawickrama and Pakistan looked to have taken control. The last of the T20Is is scheduled to be played in Lahore.
The communique further notes that Sadeera Samarawickrema may be called in as his replacement. The team will now aim for the 500-mark.Apart from Wahab, Yasir Shah and Mohammad Abbas were successful in the session.
PAK vs SL, 2nd Test Day 1 Live Cricket Score Streaming, Ball By Ball Highlights 6th October 2017:- Pakistan has never lost a Test series in the UAE since the team made its debut on 2010.
Sarfraz Ahmed, the Pakistan skipper, was confident his team staging a comeback. "Credit must be given to Herath the way he bowled", said Ahmed.
Karunaratne completes 3,000 runs in only his 44th Test to join an elite list of Sri Lankan batsmen Sri Lanka were dismissed for 482 in their first innings on the second day of the second and final Test against Pakistan in Dubai yesterday. To add to Pakistan's woes pace spearhead Mohammad Amir walked off the field after a recurring shin injury sustained late on Friday.
Amir left the field in the afternoon session due to a shin injury that will prevent the paceman from bowling in the second innings and keep him out of the one-day worldwide series.