KARACHI: After a long time Pakistani openers cross 200 runs partnership as Abid Ali and Shah Masood posted centuries that put Pakistan on the strong position at the end of the tea of the third Test against Sri Lanka.
Pakistan crossed 300 marks only lost of Shahn Masood, 135 while second innings lead reached to 200 runs.
Both openers added 278 runs, which is the second-highest opening partnership of Pakistan against any team. The highest partnership was made by Aijaz Ahmed and Amir Sohail of 298 runs against West Indies at Karachi in 1997.
Shan Masood is the only wicket for wayward Sri Lankan bowlers taken by the Kumara. His innings was envisaged by seven fours and three mighty sixes.
But the stylish innings of the Abid Ali the major thing of the day as he got the milestone of 150 runs with 18 fours and a six and he continues moving towards a double hundred.