Green top excites Lanka, Pakistan for final Test

Jul 08, 2012, 09:12 IST | Agencies

Pakistan and Sri Lanka begin the third and final Test in Pallekele on Sunday seeking an exciting finale on what appears to be a result-oriented wicket. Both sides were relieved that the greenish pitch looked different from the lifeless track prepared for the rain-hit second Test at the Sinhalese Sports Club in Colombo, which ended in a tame draw.

 “There will be bounce and movement at the start and the wicket will take spin as the game goes on. Hopefully we will get a result if the rains stay away,” Sri Lanka’s vice-captain Angelo Mathews on Saturday.

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