Cricket: Pakistan head for victory

Pakistan 398 and 314 Sri Lanka 328 and 60-0
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WAJAHATULLAH WASTI became the third Pakistani to hit a century in each Test innings with an unbeaten 105 against Sri Lanka in Lahore in their Asian Championship game.

Set 385 to win, Sri Lanka made 60 without loss before bad light cut 18 overs off the fourth day's play. Wasim Akram declared Pakistan's second innings at 314 for 8.

PAKISTAN - First Innings 398 (Wajahatullah Wasti 133, Yousaf Yohanna 83, Imran Nazir 64, Moin Khan 57; P Wickremasinghe 6-103)

SRI LANKA - First Innings 328 (R Arnold 123, R.Kaluwitharana 100; Wasim Akram 4-30, Saqlain Mushtaq 4-82)

PAKISTAN - Second Innings

(Overnight: 149 for 0)

Wajahatullah Wasti not out 121

Shahid Afridi c Kaluwitharana

b de Silva 84

Inzamam-ul-Haq lbw de Silva 4

Saeed Anwar run out 45

Imran Nazir b Bandarathilake 13

Yousaf Yohanna st Kaluwitharana

b Bandarathilake 0

Wasim Akram b Kalpage 17

Moin Khan run out 2

Saqlain Mushtaq st Kaluwitharana b Kalpage 9

Extras (b3 lb7 nb9) 19

Total (for 8 dec) 314

Fall: 1-156 2-161 3-226 4-250 5-254 6-288 7-297 8-314.

Bowling: Wickremasinghe 9-1-27-0 (nb-2); S. de Silva 29-5-90-2 (nb-6); Bandarathileke 25-12-54-2; Kalpage 20.5-0-92-2 (nb-1); Huthursinghe 13- 2-41-0.

SRI LANKA - Second innings

R P Arnold not out 13

A Gunawardene not out 36

Extras (lb-9 nb-2) 11

Total (for 0) 60

Bowling (to date): Wasim Akram 5-0-25-0 (nb2), Fazl-e-Akbar 3-0-15-0, Saqlain Mushtaq 4-3-2-0, Shahid Nazir 2-0-9-0.

Salim Malik and Aamir Sohail are omitted from the 19 probables for Pakistan's squad for the World Cup at Lord's on 14 May.

Squad, Digest, page 9

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