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Misbah leads Pak's fightback on fourth day of 2nd Test against Sri Lanka

Johannesburg, Jan 12 : Pakistan has maintained their resistance to thwart Sri Lanka's bid for victory in the second Test in Dubai, boosted by a gritty 97 from captain Misbah-ul Haq on the fourth day.


Misbah missed his sixth Test hundred by a mere three runs but a career best 70 not out by Sarfraz Ahmed and a defiant 32 by Bilawal Bhatti kept Pakistan's fight to take them to 330-7 at close on a cloudy day, with bad weather ending play 15 overs before schedule.

According to Sport24, Sri Lankan bowlers were frustrated on a pitch which had little response for bowlers, despite playing with discipline and patience, and will look for an early wrap up of Pakistan's second innings to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series after the first Test ended in a draw in Abu Dhabi last week.

The third and final Test will be played in Sharjah from Thursday, the report added.

--ANI (Posted on 12-01-2014)

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