Pakistan lead Sri Lanka by 12 runs at lunch in day three of second Test match

Pakistan hold a slender lead over Sri Lanka on day three of their second Test match, ending the morning on 332 all out.

Pakistan hold a slender lead over Sri Lanka on day three of their second Test match, ending the morning on 332 all out.

Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat, amassing 320-99 thanks to a fine display at the crease by Upul Tharanga, who managed 92 runs from 179 balls.

Pakistan would edge in front after taking the bat, however, ending the morning session on 332-93. There was a century for Sarfraz Ahmed, who bettered his Sri Lanka counterpart with 103 runs in 127 balls.

Ahmed also starred for Pakistan on day two of the Test, hitting a half-century to keep his team in contention in the second Test match in Colombo.

Pakistan batsman Sarfraz Ahmed plays a shot as Sri Lankan wicketkeeper Prasanna Jayawardene looks on during the fourth day of the second cricket Test match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai on January 11, 2
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