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

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.(AFP)

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  • AjithZ Tuesday, 10 October 2017 05:21 PM

    Congratulations. Something to celebrate after some time. This should give the team that much needed confidence. Hope to see more good performances in future too.

    Dhammika Tuesday, 10 October 2017 05:27 PM

    CONGRADULATIONS ! . Keep up and maintain the winning streak and formula . GOOD LUCK !.

    lokka Tuesday, 10 October 2017 05:32 PM

    congratulations...well done boys

    Sharon Tuesday, 10 October 2017 05:40 PM

    Super battle. Well done boys and SLC...

    Cricketer Tuesday, 10 October 2017 05:40 PM

    At least now, let the boys play their game. The administrators /politicians - do not go to Dubai to see the other matches. Its always better (everywhere) without the politicians.

    Nimal Tuesday, 10 October 2017 06:00 PM

    Pakistan !!! Learn from Kohli how to win

    Yeti Tuesday, 10 October 2017 06:44 PM

    Nimal, remember it was Kholi who the Pakistanis drubbed and won the T20 World Cup!!!

    Wise Donkey Tuesday, 10 October 2017 10:09 PM

    At last the boys gave us something to smile about. Thank you boys, well done.


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