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SL vs PAK 2nd Test: Blame game in Pakistan camp after loss in Galle, Babar Azam says THIS | Cricket News

SL vs PAK 2nd Check: Blame sport in Pakistan camp after loss in Galle, Babar Azam says THIS | Cricket Information

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam was disillusioned from his middle-order batters for his or her performances within the 2nd Check on the Galle Worldwide Stadium. Sri Lanka spinners Prabath Jayasuriya and Ramesh Mendis snared 9 wickets between them to assist the hosts to a 246-run series-levelling victory in opposition to Pakistan on the fifth and ultimate day of the second Check on Thursday (July 28). (SL vs Pak 2nd Check: Pakistan TROLLED after Sri Lanka win by 246 runs to attract sequence 1-1, verify reacts HERE)

It was the fourth five-wicket haul in solely his third take a look at for left-arm spinner Jayasuriya, who picked up 12 wickets in opposition to Australia on his debut final month to steer Sri Lanka to a different series-levelling win on the similar venue. Off-spinner Mendis, who took 5 wickets in Pakistan’s first innings, offered ready help by selecting up one other 4 because the touring aspect have been bundled out for 261 of their second innings throughout the second session. (Babar Azam reaches one other BIG milestone as Pakistan captain throughout SL vs PAK 2nd Check, verify right here)

“I labored arduous and I used to be affected person,” stated Jayasuriya, who was named participant of the sequence for his haul of 17 wickets from two matches.

“It wasn’t a simple pitch to bowl, however we did effectively to bowl in partnerships and that led to wickets.”

 Pakistan captain @babarazam258 provides his evaluation of the staff’s efficiency within the second Check#SLvPAK | #BackTheBoysInGreen
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) July 28, 2022

Set a document goal of 508, Pakistan, who received the opening take a look at at Galle by 4 wickets, obtained off to a false begin of their bid to save lots of the match when Imam-ul-Haq fell on 49 to Mendis within the third over of the day after they’d resumed on 89-1.

However captain Babar Azam, who top-scored for Pakistan with a resolute knock of 81, and Mohammad Rizwan boosted their probabilities of a draw with a third-wicket stand of 79. Jayasuriya then turned the match in Sri Lanka’s favour when he cleaned up Rizwan, who misjudged a straight supply and was bowled out not taking part in a shot for 37, to set off a collapse.

Fawad Alam was run out quickly after following a miscommunication with Babar whereas Agha Salman fell to a surprising catch at brief leg by Kusal Mendis off Jayasuriya’s bowling.

From 176-2, the touring aspect have been decreased to 205-7 after the lunch interval when Babar and Mohammad Nawaz have been out in fast succession leaving Sri Lanka`s spinners to mop up the Pakistan batting tail.

“Positively powerful sport for us. Batting wasn`t up to speed,” stated Babar. (With Reuters enter)

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