Pakistan opener Abid Ali smashed a ton in the second Test against Sri Lanka as well to become the first Pakistan cricketer to score back to back Test tons. He already is the first man to score a ton in both ODI and Test debuts.
After being rolled out for just 191 in the first innings, Pakistan has come back stronger and is yet to lose a wicket. Both Abid Ali and Shan Masood have crossed the triple-figure mark.
Earlier, Abbas and Afridi dismantled Sri Lanka by picking up four and five wickets, Sri Lanka made 271.
Abid Ali became the first Pakistan cricketer to score back to back tons from Test debut.
He is 9th overall to do so.
Men’s cricketer with back to back tons from Test debut:
TWO: Bill Ponsford, Doug Walters, Alvin Kallicharan, Greg Blewett , Saurav Ganguly, Rohit Sharma, Jimmy Neesham.
THREE: Mohammad Azharuddin