ABU DHABI, Jan 4 (AFP): The first Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka ended in a draw on the fifth and final day in Abu Dhabi today after Mohammad Hafeez and Ahmed Shehzad hit half-centuries.
Hafeez finished with 80 not out for his ninth Test half-century, his first in 11 innings, while Ahmed Shehzad notched his maiden fifty on his debut as Pakistan, set 302 runs in a possible of 67 overs, finished on 158-2.
Sri Lanka 1st innings: 204
Pakistan 1st innings: 383
Sri Lanka 2nd innings (overnight 420 for 5) Karunaratne b Junaid 24, Silva c Akmal b Junaid 81,Sangakkara c Younis b Bhatti 55, Jayawardene c Shafiq b Bhatti 0, Chandimal c Ali b Junaid 89, Mathews not out 157, P Jayawardene not out 63. Extras: (B-4, LB-7) 11. Total: (five wkts decl; 168.3 overs) 480. Fall of wickets: 1-47, 2-146, 3-150, 4-186, 5-324. Bowling: Junaid Khan 36-3-93-3, Rahat Ali 38.3-9-92-0, Bilawal Bhatti 36-8-146-2, Saeed Ajmal 49-10-115-0, Mohammad Hafeez 9-1-23-0.
Pakistan 2nd innings: Manzoor c Prasanna b Lakmal 8, Ahmed Shehzad lbw b Herath 55, Hafeez not out 80, Younis Khan not out 13. Extras: (B-1, Nb-1) 2. Total: (for two wkts; 52 overs) 158. Fall of wickets: 1-24, 2-125. Bowling: Suranga Lakmal 13-1-43-1, Shaminda Eranga 11-0-38-0, Rangana Herath 21-8-37-1, Angelo Mathews 2-0-9-0, Sachithra Senanayake 5-0-30-0.