LIVE – Pakistan v Sri Lanka: 2nd Test – Kumar Sangakkara dismissed early on day four – Match Update

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LIVE – Pakistan v Sri Lanka: 2nd Test – dismissed early on day four – Match Update
Sri Lanka have lost veteran batsman Kumar Sangakkara early on day four of the second Test against Pakistan at the Dubai International Stadium in the (UAE) on Saturday, October 29, 2011.
The tourists started the day with 88 runs on the board and only one wicket down. Sangakkara was unbeaten on 29 and would have liked to make another big one for his side in order to save the match.
However, the veteran failed to make a big impression this time around. He added just one run to his overnight total and was sent back to the pavilion after scoring 30 runs off 99 deliveries.
The 34-year-old was not very happy with the leg before decision given by the umpire from The latter has not had a very good time in the series, as his decisions have not been up to the mark. was the lucky bowler to get the solid middle-order player out. The ball was pitched in the rough area outside the left-hander’s off-stump and it spun back sharply.
Sangakkara missed the ball and was struck onto the front in line of the off-stump. He had stretched too far ahead and the ball might have missed leg. However, the umpire ruled the batsman out. gave not-out.
The tourists will now be expecting opener to score a big one. He completed his half-century this morning and will be well aware of the conditions.
Apart from that, and Dilshan will also be aiming to make an impression in the match. They have been out of form with the bat and the team needs them to perform today.
On the other hand, Pakistan will be happy with the position. The pitch is offering a lot of assistance to spinners and this will work in favour of the home side. They have two spin bowlers Rehman and, who have the ability to unsettle the opposition.



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