Pakistan v Sri Lanka: Naseem Shah impresses on opening day
As Test cricket returned into the nation for the first time because 21, pakistan enjoyed a fantastic evening with the ball.
Sri Lanka, who had been the traffic if a terrorist attack led to the suspension of all championships in Pakistan, closed the launching of the first Test in Rawalpindi.
That was a recovery in falling to 127-4, for the tourists, who had lost four wickets for 31 runs.
16-year-old Naseem Shah, who took 2-51 led pakistan’s bowling attack.
Shah, who’s playing in just his second Test and was just six years old when Test cricket was last held in Pakistan, bowled with plenty of speed and has been rewarded when opener Oshada Fernando edged to first slip, before returning late in the afternoon to eliminate Angelo Mathews.
Former Sri Lanka captain before he too edged to slip off Shah, Mathews had set on 62 for the fifth wicket alongside Dhananjaya de Silva.
Sri Lanka, who won the toss, put on 96 with captain Dimuth Karunaratne the only player to maneuver 50.
The game, that’s the first at a two-Test series, is part together with Pakistan yet to register some points.