Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 68 runs, take Test series 2-0

10 Oct, 2017 6:30 pm

DUBAI – Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 68 runs in the second Test on the fifth and final day to take the two-match series 2-0 in Dubai on Tuesday.

Pakistan, chasing 317 to win, were bowled out for 248 in their second innings with Dilruwan Perera finishing with 5-98.

Resuming at 198-5 Pakistan lost Sarfraz Ahmed for 65 while Asad Shafiq scored 112 for his 11th Test century.

Sri Lanka won the first Test by 21 runs in Abu Dhabi.

The two teams will now play a five-match one-day series followed by three Twenty20 internationals, the last of which is scheduled for Lahore on October 29.

SCOREBOARD

Sri Lanka 1st innings 482 (D. Karunaratne 196, D. Chandimal 62, D. Perera 58, N. Dickwella 52; Y. Shah 6-184)

Pakistan 1st innings 262 (A. Ali 59, H. Sohail 56)

Sri Lanka 2nd innings 96  (W. Riaz 4-41)

Pakistan 2nd innings (Overnight: 248-10; Target: 317 runs)

Shan Masood                   c Dickwella b D. Perera                      21

Sami Aslam                    c K. Mendis b Gamage                         1

Azhar Ali                     c K. Silva b Pradeep                                  17

Haris Sohail                  c Dickwella b D. Perera                      10

Asad Shafiq                   c K. Mendis b Lakmal                        112

Babar Azam                    c K. Silva b D. Perera                        0

Sarfraz Ahmed                 c Pradeep b D. Perera                   68

Mohammad Amir                 lbw b D. Perera                          4

Yasir Shah                    st Dickwella b Herath                         5

Wahab Riaz                    c Chandimal b Herath                    1


Mohammad Abbas                not out                                       3

Extras                        (lb-1 nb-5)                                                  6

Total                         (all out, 90.2 overs)                                248

Fall of wickets: 1-5 S. Aslam,2-36 Az. Ali,3-49 H. Sohail,4-52 S. Masood,5-52 B. Azam,6-225 S. Ahmed,7-230 M. Amir,8-244 Y. Shah,9-244 A. Shafiq,10-248 W. Riaz

Bowling

Suranga Lakmal                14 – 4 – 35 – 1

Lahiru Gamage                 16 – 5 – 29 – 1(nb-3)

Rangana Herath                22.2 – 3 – 57 – 2

Nuwan Pradeep                 11 – 3 – 21 – 1(nb-1)

Dilruwan Perera               26 – 1 – 98 – 5

Kusal Mendis                  1 – 0 – 7 – 0(nb-1)

Referees

Umpire: Richard Kettleborough

Umpire: Sundaram Ravi

TV umpire: Nigel Llong

Match referee: Andy Pycroft

Result: Sri Lanka won by 68 runs




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