Pakistan chase 168 to win first Sri Lanka Test

GALLE, July 6, 2009 (AFP) – Pakistan faced a target of 168 runs to win the first cricket Test after bowling Sri Lanka out for 217 in their second innings after tea on the third day on Monday. Tharanga Paranavitana top-scored with 49, while fast bowler Mohammad Aamer and off-spinner Saeed Ajmal picked up three wickets each.

Brief scores:

Sri Lanka 292 and 217; Pakistan 342