Rain could ultimately decide the fate of the historic occasion of a Test match in Pakistan. But the hosts and Sri Lanka would hope that it kees away when play commences on Day 3 of the Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 1st Test match at Rawalpindi. Dhananjaya de Silva and Dilruwan Perera were at the crease when a rain and bad light marred Day 2 was called-off after only 18.2 overs of play possible. Fans unable to follow the Day 1 and 2 of the PAK vs SL 1st Test match, can find every detail on the live score and latest scorecard updates for Day 3 on this page. The weather forecasts before the game at Rawalpindi had given alerted enough warnings about rain playing the master role in the historic Test match but despite the frequent interference of rain and occasional Pakistan pacers’ blitz, Sri Lanka manager to post 263/6 at stumps on Day 2. Meanwhile for details on live score updates and latest scorecard for Day 3 of PAK vs SL 1st Test match, please scroll down. Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka, Live Cricket Score 1st Test Match.
Sri Lanka began the day on 202/5 with half of their batsmen already back in the hut on the opening day’s play. Dhananjaya and Dickwella began the proceedings cautiously seeing-off the Pakistani fast bowlers and settling themselves in before going for shots. Both the batsmen played cautiously but Pakistan nearly got the breakthrough when Dhananjaya started walking-off after nicking a Naseem Shah delivery to wicket-keeper Mohammad Rizwan. But TV replays showed the ball had dropped before settling into Rizwan’s palms and Dhananjaya survived. Three overs later the rain came crashing down and players had to hurry off the field after online 9 overs of play. Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Day 3 Latest Scorecard.
Both teams returned into the field long after lunch. It took a herculean effort from the ground staff to help resume play at the earliest after the rain had left the ground in flood. Dhananjaya soon completed his half-century and remained not-out with sights now on a sixth Test hundred. Dickwella though had to walk back after being caught at first slip by Babar Azam off Shaheen Afridi. Fans can also tune into LatestLY for the live score updates and ball-by-ball commentary details of Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 1st Test match.