Yasir Shah spins Pakistan to 10-wicket win over Sri Lanka in initial Test

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Yasir Shah claimed 7 second innings wickets in a fantastic arrangement of leg-spin bowling to destroy Sri Lanka as Pakistan dejected a hosts by 10 wickets in a initial exam to go 1-0 adult in a three-match array during Galle on Sunday.

The 29-year-old spinner, who had claimed dual wickets in a initial innings, took a career-best 7-76 in a second before Pakistan chased down a 90-run feat aim in a small over 11 overs to register their initial exam win in Sri Lanka given 2006.

Yasir Shah (R) celebrates a wicket of Rangana Herath. AFPYasir Shah (R) celebrates a wicket of Rangana Herath. AFP

Yasir Shah (R) celebrates a wicket of Rangana Herath. AFP

Openers Mohammad Hafeez (46) and Ahmed Shehzad (43) scored briskly to sign a feat even after sleet had cleared out 4 sessions of a competition on a initial dual days during a Galle International Stadium.

While Shah was a wrecker-in-chief, paceman Wahab Riaz claimed 2-46. Dimuth Karunaratne (79) was a top scorer for a hosts who folded for 206, withdrawal Pakistan to measure usually 90 in a final event to win a match.

After Sri Lanka resumed a final day on 63-2, Shah struck with a initial round of a day with nightwatchman Dilruwan Perera charity no shot to a round that went to strike his off-stump.

Karunaratne and Lahiru Thirimanne (44) afterwards combined 69 runs for a fourth wicket to solid a boat before wheels came off Sri Lanka’s innings.

Thirimanne, who strike Riaz for dual bounds in a same over, edged a bowler to trip where Younus Khan took a catch.

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews looked in annoy opposite Riaz though was detrimental to be adjudged held out during brief leg.

Mathews immediately sought a review, assured he did not scrape it and replay did not advise any corner possibly though a strange preference stayed, call a batsman to leave a margin jolt his head.

Karunaratne afterwards succumbed to a rush of blood, charging out to Shah usually to skip a round and get stumped, a bad approach to finish an differently studious innings.

Shah discharged Kithuruwan Vithanage to finish his usually second exam five-for and Sri Lanka shortly came apart.

The teams pierce to Colombo for a second exam starting on Thursday.

Reuters

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