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Fourth day’s play of first Pak-Sri Lanka Test called off due to rain

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan’s first Test against Sri Lanka has been postponed on the fourth day on Saturday due to the overnight rain and poor light.
The second Test is scheduled in Karachi from 19th December.
Earlier on Friday, Sri Lanka won the toss and choose to bat on the first day, but play was called off after 68.1 overs due to bad light. Only 18.2 overs were possible on day two and 5.2 on the third.

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The ground was entirely covered right now and there was a lot of water on the covers.
Line-ups:
Pakistan: Shan Masood, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali (capt.), Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Asad Shafiq, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Usman Khan Shinwari, Mohammad Abbas, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi
Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne (capt), Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Dilruwan Perera, Vishwa Fernando, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara

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