Pakistani spinner Yasir Shah--A file photo.

PESHAWAR, 26 June: Sri Lanka took lead of 166 runs against Pakistan, as it scored 304 runs, one wicket still in hand, replying to Pakistan’s 138 on the second day of the second test match in Colombo today.

Kaushal Silva and skipper Angelo Mathews scored 80 and 77, respectively. Yasir Shah took five wickets and became the first Asian bowler to take 50 test wickets in nine matches. He broke the record of Pakistani fast bowler Waqar Younis who took 50 wickets in 10 test matches. Wahab Riaz could play the second test match due to injury.


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