GALLE: Sri Lanka resumed their first innings on the third day of first test match, Aaj News reported.
On the third of first match, Sri Lanka resumed its first innings on 178 runs with the loss of three wickets. Only 64 overs were bowled on the second day as the first day was affected by rain.
On the second day Pakistan won the toss and decided to bowl first. Lankan lions lost their first wicket on 30 runs. However, Kumar Sangakkara and Kaushal Silva added 112 runs in the second wicket partnership.
Sangakkara scored 50 while Thirimanne scored eight runs. Opener Kaushal Silva scored 80 and Angelow Mathews was not out on 10 runs as the second day of match came to an end.
As the match entered the third day Sri Lanka lost the wickets of their captain Matthews, Chandimal and Vithanage.
Till now Sri Lanka has scored 273 runs with the lost of six wickets.