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Pakistan Wins Series Against Sri Lanka After Draw in Third Test

Nov. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Pakistan won its three-Test series against Sri Lanka 1-0 following a draw in the final match at Sharjah Cricket Stadium in the United Arab Emirates.

Sri Lanka declared on 181-6 in its second innings on day five, setting Pakistan 255 to win. Pakistan reached 87-4 before the captains settled for a draw.

Kumar Sangakkara was named as man of the match after scoring 144 in Sri Lanka’s first innings total of 413 all out. Younis Khan got a century as Pakistan replied with 340 all out.

The opening Test was also drawn, but Pakistan takes the series following a nine-wicket victory in the second match. The teams are now set to contest five one-day internationals and a Twenty20 match.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: James Cone at jcone@bloomberg.net

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