Updated: Thursday, 14 August 2014 20:12 | By Agence France-Presse

Sri Lanka 261-8 in second Pakistan Test

Sri Lanka were 261-8 at stumps on the opening day of the second and final Test against Pakistan at the Sinhalese Sports Club in Colombo on Thursday.

Sri Lanka 261-8 in second Pakistan Test

Sri Lankan cricket captain Angelo Mathews (L) plays a shot as Pakistan wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed looks in Colombo on August 14, 2014 - by Lakruwan Wanniarachchi

Skipper Angelo Mathews was dismissed off what became the last ball of the day for 39, leaving Dhammika Prasad unbeaten on four.

Upul Tharanga top-scored with 92.

Mahela Jayawardene, playing his last Test, made only four before he was leg-before to Saeed Ajmal.

Sri Lanka had won the first Test in Galle by seven wickets.

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