Chandimal%27s+missed+opportunity
Friday, 29 September 2017 - 20:35
Chandimal's missed opportunity
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Sri Lanka was bowled out for 419 in their first innings on day 2 of the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi today (29).

At one stage, Sri Lanka was on 387 for 5.

But after the dismissal of Dilruwan Perera for 33, Sri Lanka lost their last 5 wickets for 32 runs.

Skipper Chandimal remained 155 not out. However, he lost an opportunity to better his highest Test score.

His highest Test score so far is 162 not out, he scored against India at Galle in 2015.

However, Mohammad Abbas who bagged 3 wickets was able to clean bowled Chandimal when he was on 155.

But it was a no-ball.


Sri Lanka 1st Inn.
419 all out.

(Chandimal 155*, Karunaratne 93, Dickwella 83, Abbas 3/75 and Shah 3/120)

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