Overnight score: Sri Lanka 278 (Karunaratne 130 , Yasir 5-78) , Pakistan 209-9 (Sarfraz 72*)
In an exclusive interview with PakPassion.net, the twenty-four year old all-rounder spoke about his disappointment at missing out on another opportunity to further his career and serve Pakistan.
In his latest blog entry on PakPassion.net, the former Pakistan captain Aamir Sohail writes about his bewilderment at the PCB's sudden decision to start the domestic season in August, and force players to prematurely end their lucrative overseas contracts in England and return home.
Toss: Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first
Pakistan XI : Hafeez, Ahmed Shehzad, Azhar Ali, Younis, Misbah*, Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed†, Wahab Riaz, Junaid Khan, Yasir Shah, Zulfiqar Babar
Sri Lanka XI : JK Silva, FDM Karunaratne, KC Sangakkara, Thirimanne, AD Mathews*, LD Chandimal†, KDK Vithanage, D Prasad, PHT Kaushal, PVD Chameera, Herath