Pakistan will intend to secure their first test-series triumph in Sri Lanka in nine years when they take a 1-0 lead to the P. Sara Oval for the second test, starting on Thursday. Pakistan dominated the competition in the first test at Galle a week ago, with an earnest 10-wicket win secured in extensive part because of a seven-wicket second-innings pull from leg spinner Yasir Shah. Also, they now have an opportunity to end a keep running of three straight series crushes in Sri Lanka at a ground that will offer a lot of consolation to their brisk bowlers.
For sure, Sri Lanka have likewise lost their keep going three matches played on the pitch in Colombo. Also, they enter the match with a lot of questions over their heads after such a reverberating misfortune on home soil in what was their first test since a 2-0 series crush in New Zealand at the turn of the year. In the event that they are to bob back and keep the series alive, opener Kaushal Silva, who scored 125 in the first innings to turn into one of only a handful couple of players to leave the first test annihilation with any credit, has focused on that they must adapt better to the rocking the bowling alley of Shah.
Sri Lanka's arrangements have additionally been brought up with a lot of hypothesis over the fate of unbelievable batsman Kumar Sangakara. Media reports had proposed that the 37-year-old would play out the last two matches of this series and afterward give it up after the test against India in August. Commander Angelo Matthews, in any case, has demanded a choice has yet to be made.
Sri Lanka are situated to have enough issues in experiencing a Pakistan side with sufficient inspiration. Not just is there the longing to upset a late poor record in the nation, yet the side captained by Misbah-ul-Haq will likewise without a doubt be willing to make it a huge event for Younis Khan. The previous commander is third on the rundown of Pakistan's unequaled driving test run scorers, and on Thursday will show up in his 100th test for his nation.