Pakistan lose three wickets on day four of first Test against Sri Lanka | Sports

Azhar Ali plays a shot during the third day of the first Test match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. Photo: AFP

Pakistan continues to bat against Sri Lanka on the fourth day of the first Test match between the two teams at Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Stadium.

At present, Pakistan is trailing by 83 runs at a loss of seven wickets.

In their first innings, Sri Lanka scored 419 runs whereas, by the third day of the match on Saturday, Pakistan had scored 266 runs for a loss of four wickets.

Pakistan resumed today with Azhar Ali (74) and Haris Sohail after Sri Lanka dismissed Babar Azam in the final over of the third day. Azhar, on Saturday, became the eighth Pakistan batsman to reach the milestone in his 61st Test when he took a single to reach a personal score of 32.

However, today Azhar was dismissed after scoring 85 runs, followed by skipper Sarfraz Ahmed on 18 and bowler Mohammad Amir on four runs.

For Sri Lanka, bowler Rangana Herath has proved the most successful as he took three wickets, followed by Suranga Lakmal at two, and Nuwan Pradeep and Dilruwan Perera at one each. 

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