Pakistan mark return of Test cricket with a series win over SL

December 23, 2019


  • Pakistan celebrated the return of Test cricket for the first time in over 10 years with a convincing 263-run win over Sri Lanka in the second Test in Karachi on Monday, taking the series 1-0
  • Pakistan had set a daunting 476-run target on Sunday and reduced the tourists to 212/7 at the close. Teenage quick bowler Naseem Shah at 16 years and 307 days became the second youngest bowler to take five wickets in a Test innings as he bowled an express spell to finish with 5-31
  • It took just 14 minutes and 16 balls for Pakistan to wrap up the win on the fifth morning as they took Sri Lanka’s last three wickets without any addition to their overnight 212

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