STATS: Sri Lanka's historic sweep and Karunaratne's rich returns

STATS: Sri Lanka's historic sweep and Karunaratne's rich returns

STATS: Sri Lanka's historic sweep and Karunaratne's rich returns

Sri Lanka didn't enforce the follow on the third day of second Test at Dubai even after Pakistan was all out for 262 runs in reply to Sri Lanka's first innings score of 482.

Pakistan was set for a second test match with Sri Lanka hasn't gone into the favor of the Pakistani team yet, which didn't have the most exciting and fruitful day, as it dealt with heavy blows.

Shafiq brought up his 100 off 151 balls, as he and skipper Sarfraz Ahmed took Pakistan past 200, chasing a target of 317 in a thrilling final day of the day-night Test. Asad is standing with 86 runs and Sarfraz has scored 57 runs till the end of the 4th day.

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal said he and his team were "over the moon" after securing a Test series victory against Pakistan after winning the second and final game in Dubai on Tuesday.

It was also Pakistan's first home defeat since losing to South Africa 1-0 in 2007, a series held on home soil, and only the second whitewash in their history.

Earlier, off-spinner Dilruwan Perera took three wickets to push Sri Lanka closer to an impressive win.

"The selectors gave really good confidence to me and my team". It had always been thought that dew would play a role in day-night Tests at venues nearer the equator.

Choosing against it, Sri Lanka lost all ten wickets for 96. Smith hurt his right shoulder diving in the field during the fifth and final one-day global against India at Nagpur on Sunday, adding injury to the insult of a 4-1 series loss for the visitors.

Leg-spinner Yasir Shah dismissed Dilruwan Perera for nought to leave Sri Lanka in danger of being dismissed for their lowest ever total of 71 against Pakistan.

Meanwhile, Muhammad Amir has suffered an injury, and won't be able to bowl in the remaining match. It was a tough series against India but we learnt a lot from it. Despite the eventual triumph, Chandimal bemoaned the lost opportunity to lock Pakistan out of the match much earlier than they did. The boys are new as well and they'll learn.

"Test captaincy is a little hard and I've learnt a lot. We will have some senior players returning and I hope we'll play better cricket there".

"The main thing is our attitude and it makes lot of difference so everyone put their heart and soul in the practices, so when they come to the match they did well".

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