The second of the second test match between Sri Lanka and and Pakistan is currently underway at the SSC grounds in Colombo. Sri Lanka who won the toss and elected to bat first were fold for 320 a short while ago. Junaid Khan's unrelenting perseverance fetched him the wicket of Dhammika Prasad, giving him his fifth five-wicket haul, all of which have come against Sri Lanka, but the home team would have been satisfied with their tail's effort. Starting the day on 261 with only two wickets in hand.
Upul tharanga lifeted the innings with an extra ordinary contribution of 92 runs while Kaushal Silva scored 41 and Mathews 39.
The retiring legend Mahela Jayawardena was only able to score 4 runs.
Mathews became the 11th Sri Lankan player to surpass 3000 runs in test innings.