The first Test match after a decade in Pakistan has kicked off at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium between Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
On the morning of Wednesday, Sri Lanka opted to bat first and the skipper Dimuth Karunaratne made sure that they see off the new ball and build a strong opening partnership. Both the Sri Lankan openers batted with a lot of maturity and responsibility.
Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne was quick to put away the bad balls as he caressed his way to another Test match half-century.
Sri Lankan captain Dimuth Karunaratne played well for his 59
Dimuth consumed 110 balls for his 59 runs with the help of 9 boundaries before he was trapped in front of the wicket by Shaheen Shah Afridi. Sri Lanka ended the first session with 89 runs in 25 overs without a wicket.