Sri Lanka who were the favorites in the third and decisive Test cricket match against Pakistan went down by 7 wickets and they lost their home series too as 2 – 1 Pakistan. Pakistan once again proved that they are in formidable form and climbed one step up in the ICC International cricket Test ranking. Shan Masood and Younis Khan made the highest fourth innings partnership ever for Pakistan and they chased one of the highest run chase of 377.
Here is the score card.
Sri Lanka 1st innings 278 (D. Karunaratne 130; Y. Shah 5-78)
Pakistan 1st innings 215 (S. Ahmed 78no, A. Ali 52)
Sri Lanka 2nd innings 313 (A. Mathews 122, D. Chandimal 67; I. Khan 5-58)
Pakistan 2nd innings Target: 377 runs.
Younis Khan 171,
Shan Masood 125,