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Misbah leads Pakistan's resistance to foil Sri Lanka

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Skipper Misbah-ul Haq led Pakistan's resistance with a gritty 97 to thwart Sri Lanka's victory bids on the fourth day of the second Test in Dubai on Saturday. 

Pakistan batsman Misbah-ul-Haq (L) is bowled as Sri Lanka wicketkeeper Prasanna Jayawardene (R) looks during the fourth day of the second Test at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai on January 11, 2014

Misbah missed his sixth Test hundred by a mere three runs but a career best 70 not out by Sarfraz Ahmed and a defiant 32 by Bilawal Bhatti kept Pakistan's fight to take them to 330-7 at close on a cloudy day.

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