Angelo Mathews powers Sri Lanka to 420-5 on Day 4, lead Pakistan by 241 runs

Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal added 138 runs for the fifth wicket.

updated: January 03, 2014 21:58 IST
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Abu Dhabi: Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews hit a pugnacious hundred to pull Sri Lanka out of trouble on the fourth day of the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Friday.


Mathews notched up 116 not out under pressure for his second Test hundred and put on invaluable 138-run partnership for the fifth wicket with Dinesh Chandimal (89) and 99 for the unfinished sixth wicket with Prasanna Jayawardene (48 not out) to take Sri Lanka to 420-5 at close at Sheikh Zayed Stadium.

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