Babar Azam bowled around legs by Prabath Jayasuriya in SL vs PAK Galle Test

During the fourth day of the primary Test of the continuous Pakistan’s visit through Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka spinner Prabath Jayasuriya bowled Pakistan skipper Babar Azam around his legs to give his group some break as of now of the day.

Everything occurred on the penultimate conveyance of the 79th over when Azam hoped to guard a Jayasuriya conveyance with his front leg. With the left-arm spinner bowling round the wicket, Azam needing to not play at a conveyance pitched external leg-stump wasn’t was business as usual using any and all means.

That being said, Jayasuriya’s conveyance turning pointedly in the wake of contributing found the player inconvenience. Notwithstanding not having the option to kick away the ball, Azam likewise saw the ball stirring things up around town to enroll a weird excusal.

Shell-stunned by the method of excusal, a crestfallen Azam strolled back to the structure in the wake of scoring 55 (104) with the assistance of four fours and a six. In what was his 22nd Test 50 years, it was additionally his fourteenth away from home, twelfth at No. 4, tenth in Asia, seventh as commander, third in 2022, second against Sri Lanka and first in Sri Lanka.

Azam, who effectively countered a test moved by Sri Lankan spinners for very nearly 40 overs, set up a splendid 101-run third-wicket organization close by opening player Abdullah Shafique (112*). Having lost two speedy wickets, Shafique and Azam were instrumental in procuring back the benefit on Day 4.

Pursuing a 342-run target, Pakistan need one more 120 runs with seven wickets close by on Day 5 to seal their second-most elevated Test run-pursue and the most noteworthy at the Galle International Stadium.