Opener Dimuth Karunaratne fell seven runs short of a deserved century as he anchored Sri Lanka's fightback on the opening day.
Karunaratne was run out for 93 but helped his team recover from a precarious 61-3 to reach 227-4 at close.
Sri Lanka 227 for 4 (Karunaratne 93, Chandimal 60*, Shah 2-59) v Pakistan.
Matches Tagged in ClipDex2017 PAK v SRL 1st Test
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Players Tagged in ClipDexYasir Shah Chandimal, Dinesh Haris Sohail Dickwella, D P D Niroshan Karunaratne, F Dimuth M Hasan Ali
Grounds Tagged in ClipDexSheik Zayed Stadium
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