Pakistan's four opening batsmen scored centuries in the second innings after trailing in the first innings.
Sri Lanka set a target of 476 for victory, their second innings limited to 212 runs.
Dainik BhaskarDec 23, 2019, 10:06 AM IST Sports Desk. Pakistan won the home Test series 1–0 against Sri Lanka. On Monday, the innings of the visiting team was reduced to just 212 runs on the last day of the Karachi Test. He had to score 476 runs to win. Young fast bowler Nasim Shah took five wickets in the second innings. Pakistan was playing a Test series at home after 10 years. Opener Abid Ali, who scored a century in the second innings, was declared Man of the Match and Man of the Series.
The Sri Lankan bowlers performed well in the first innings of the Guest Team Karakachi Test proved to be weak in bowling. Pakistan was bundled out for just 191 runs. In response, the visiting team scored 271 runs. Pakistan batting tightly in the second innings. His first four batsmen scored centuries. Shaan Masood scored 135, Abid Ali 174, captain Azhar Ali 118 and Babar Azam scored an unbeaten 100. In this way, the host team declared the second innings by scoring 555 runs for 3 wickets. Sri Lanka got a target of 476 to win.
Pakistan win! #PAKvSL https://t.co/emIVZhN8nu pic.twitter.com/MluUzNrr97— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) December 23, 2019
For the scattered Sri Lankanjeet in the second innings, there was a big target in front of the visiting team. She shattered in front of it. Opener Fernando scored 102 runs. Apart from him, wicketkeeper Niroshan Dykevella scored an innings of 65 runs. The rest of the batsmen failed to do anything special. The special thing is that even his five batsmen could not open the account. Young fast bowler Nasim Shah took five and Yasir Shah took two wickets. Pakistan's young opener Abid Ali was awarded Man of the Match and Man of the Series titles.
🗓️ November 2019: Bowls a no-ball against Australia. Warner goes on to score 154.🗓️ December 2019: Picks up five wickets in Karachi, giving 🇵🇰 victory in their first Test series at home in 10 years.What a turnaround from the young Naseem Shah 🙌 pic.twitter.com/rTa2bh8lHB— ICC (@ICC) December 23, 2019