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Sri Lanka battled hard against Pakistan's spinners led by Saeed Ajmal to reach 220-5 at close on the opening day of the third Test in Sharjah on Thursday. 

Pakistan cricket captain Misbah-ul-Haq (left) speaks to bowler Saeed Ajmal during the final Test match against Sri Lanka in Sharjah on January 16, 2014

Ajmal took 2-62 to leave Sri Lanka struggling at 166-5 before Angelo Mathews (24) and Prasanna Jayawardene (28) saw off the day with a 54-run unfinished stand on a spin-friendly Sharjah stadium pitch.

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