Misbah-ul-Haq missed his ton but fought hard in the center whereas Sarfraz Ahmed and Bilawal Bhatti earned valuable runs in the 2nd innings vs. the Islanders.
The experienced duo of Younis Khan and his skipper, Misbah-ul-Haq rescued Pakistan when their top order batting collapsed in the second innings vs. Sri Lanka.
A hard fought century from the Lankan Lions skipper, Angelo Mathews, well assisted by Dinesh Chandimal, brought back his side in the opening Test vs. Pakistan.
Pakistan secured a 1st innings lead of 179 runs and clinched four important wickets in the 2nd innings of Sri Lanka who is facing a defeat in the first Test.
The most experienced batting duo of Pakistan, Misbah-ul-Haq along with Younis Khan blasted tons and put their side on top against Sri Lanka in the 1st Test.
The strong looking batting line up of the Lankan Lions continued their dismal performance against the Pakistani quickies in the first Test at Abu Dhabi.
Dinesh Chandimal led the Islanders to a nail biting victory by a match winning unbroken stand of 40 with Ajantha Mendis in the 5th ODI vs. the Green Shirts.
Mohammad Hafeez got back his lost form with a ton, Sharjeel Khan and Sohaib Maqsood hit fifties whereas the Pakistani bowlers almost surrendered vs. Sri Lanka.