1st Test, Day 3: Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene Flay Pakistan in Rain-Hit Match

Kumar Sangakkara hit an unbeaten 102 while Mahela Jayawardene smashed 55* in his farewell Test to help Sri Lanka score 252/2 on Day three of the first Test against Pakistan (451 in the first innings).

updated: August 08, 2014 17:04 IST
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Mahela Jayawardene (L) congratulates Kumar Sangakkara after the latter reached his 37th Test ton.


Galle: Kumar Sangakkara rose to fourth place in the list of century-makers as he and the retiring Mahela Jayawardene plundered Pakistan's bowlers on the rain-hit third day of the first Test in Galle on Friday. (Scorecard)

The hosts, who began the day at 99-1 in reply to Pakistan's 451, carried their first innings to 252-2 by tea before heavy rain wiped out the final session of play.

Just 46 of the stipulated 90 overs were bowled during the day, leaving a draw as the likely result with just 12 wickets having fallen over the first three days.

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