News from the first test at Lahore between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Debutant fast bowler Al Quaeda ripped through the Sri Lankan batting on the first day. Bowling fast and furious he proved too strong for the Sri Lankan defence.
He was a controversial choice for this match as there has been doubts about the legality of his action. Also some other nations have refused to play against Pakistan if they pick him.
Geoffrey Boycott was critical of the Sri Lankan batting. "Too loose. Should have dug themselves in. Get their head down. And my mother could have caught that grenade in her pinny. Once the batsmen called for the first run they should have kept running. I know I would.
Latest score from Lahore: Sri Lanka 7 wickets down, no play zone declared.