Updated: 08/16/2014 15:06 | By Agence France-Presse

Pakistan take 12-run lead in Sri Lanka Test

Wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed scored 103 and left-arm spinner Rangana Herath claimed nine wickets as Pakistan took a 12-run lead against Sri Lanka in the second Test in Colombo on Saturday.

Pakistan take 12-run lead in Sri Lanka Test

Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed (C) celebrates after scoring a century (100 runs) during the third day of their second Test match against Sri Lanka, at The Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) Ground in Colombo, on August 16, 2014 - by Lakruwan Wanniarachchi

Sarfraz's maiden Test century enabled Pakistan take their overnight score of 244-6 to 332 before they were all out at the stroke of lunch on the third day.

Sri Lanka, who won the first Test in Galle, had scored 320 in their first innings.

Herath finished with nine for 127, surpassing his previous best of 7-89 against Bangladesh in Colombo last year.

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