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Second Test: Karunaratne misses double but Sri Lanka in command

DUBAI: Opener Dimuth Karunaratne missed a maiden double hundred by four runs but still put Sri Lanka on a strong footing at 461-7 in the second day-night Test in Dubai on Saturday. Karunaratne cracked a career best 196 during a marathon nine hour, seven minute stay at the crease before he unluckily played onto leg-spinner Yasir Shah just before dinner. At the interval Rangana Herath was batting on 14 with Suranga Lakmal unbeaten on two on a day of another hard toil for Pakistani bowlers on a flat Dubai stadium…