Sangakkara's unbeaten 199 lifts Lanka

Jun 24, 2012, 09:58 IST | AFP

Kumar Sangakkara was stranded on an unbeaten 199 even as Sri Lanka took charge of the first cricket Test against Pakistan in Galle on Saturday.

The left-hander’s monumental nine-hour effort saw the hosts recover from 335-5 in the morning session to post 472 in their first innings on the second day. Pakistan were tottering at 48 for five in reply at stumps.


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