Hasan Ali, the Pakistan right-arm pacer had much more to offer to the audience, other than his raw bowling spells, during the ongoing first Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Ali was seen dancing with his ‘insane’ dance moves while fielding at the boundary line.
It was not just the audience right there, but Ali’s teammate Haris Rauf too couldn’t hold back the laughter after seeing Ali’s hilarious moves. Although, Rauf is not playing the first Test and was swirling around the boundary. The right-arm pacer was wearing a bib, being the 12th man for his side. Rauf was with Ali, when the camera person captured Ali’s ‘extraordinary’ skills.
Moreover, commentator Danny Morrison seemed to be amused by the 28-year-old’s dance routine. Watching Ali’s ‘live show,’ Morrison contemplated if it was his new routine to relax a little bit. The former New Zealand cricketer turned commentator said, “Hasan Ali, well this is all part of the routine to get a little bit loose. It’s different these days from these guys, nonetheless enjoying himself, Hasan Ali.”
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Hassan Ali's back!!!!
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Besides, Ali captured a couple of wickets in the first innings of the Test match in Galle. He dismissed opener Oshada Fernando and in-form Dinesh Chandimal with two excellent deliveries.
Sri Lanka Back in Control
Aided by Shaheen Shah Afridi’s brilliant spell of 4 for 58, Pakistan managed to wrap the Lankan innings for 222 runs. It was Chandimal again, who rescued the falling Lanka lineup. He scored 76 runs in 115 deliveries with 10 fours and a six. Chandimal had also notched an unbeaten double hundred in Sri Lanka’s most recent and historic victory over Australia, by an innings and 39 runs, at the same venue – Galle.
Coming back to the contest underway, Pakistan in reply, has fallen miserably. Prabath Jayasuriya, the left-arm spinner and Sri Lanka’s hero from the Australia series, has attained another 5-wicket haul, on Day 2. Pakistan are 104 for 7 after 46 overs, with skipper Babar Azam battling at the crease.
Written By Prachi Pisal
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