Sri Lanka lead Pakistan by 166 runs


COLOMBO: Sri Lanka, replying to Pakistan’s first innings total of 138, were 304-9 at stumps on the second day of the second Test in Colombo on Friday.

Opener Kaushal Silva top-scored with 80 and skipper Angelo Mathews made 77, but Sri Lanka lost six wickets for 112 runs after being 191-3 at one stage.

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Leg-spinner Yasir Shah claimed five wickets to restrict Sri Lanka’s lead to 166 runs runs.

Pakistan lead the three-match series after winning the first Test in Galle by 10 wickets.