| GEO Sports|
| Play resumes in Galle Test|
| Updated at: 1039 PST, Tuesday, July 07, 2009|
GALLE: Play began on the fourth day of the first cricket Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka here on Tuesday.
Pakistan was cruising toward a win after debutant bowlers Saeed Ajmal and Mohammad Aamer produced three wickets each to end Sri Lanka's second innings cheaply on Monday.
Chasing 168 runs to win, Pakistan needed 97 more runs to win at stumps on the third day with eight wickets in hand and two days to spare.
Spin bowler Ajantha Mendis took his first wicket of the match when he had Khurram Manzoor caught at slip by Mahela Jayawardene for15 runs. Captain Younis Khan did not survive much longer as he was trapped lbw by seamer Anjelo Mathews for three with the total on 39.
Mohammad Yousuf (12 not out) was batting with opener Salman Butt(28 not out) at stumps.