Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan, 2nd Test, Day 5: Highlights, Scorecard and Report

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Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan, 2nd Test, Day 5: Highlights, Scorecard and Report
Eranga Jayawardena/Associated Press

Sri Lanka completed a 105-run victory over Pakistan in the second and final Test of the series in Colombo.

Pakistan, chasing 271 to level the series, were dismissed for 165, with left-arm spinner Rangana Herath finishing with figures of 5-57 in the second innings.

Pakistan 2nd Innings: 165 (52.1 overs)
Runs Minutes Balls
Manzoor c Dickwella b Prasad 10 15 13
Shehzad lbw b Prasad 8 29 16
Azhar Ali c M Jayawardene b Herath 10 36 30
Y Khan lbw b Herath 8 56 30
Misbah-ul-Haq c M Jayawardene b Herath 3 15 11
Shafiq st Dickwella b Herath 32 79 62
Sarfraz Ahmed c Sangakkara b Welegedara 55 127 89
Rehman lbw b D Perera 5 14 10
Riaz c K Silva b Herath 17 66 46
Ajmal not out 3 12 9
Junaid Khan absent 0 0
Extras 3nb 0w 4b 7lb 14
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets
Welegedara 9 4 22 1
Prasad 8 0 29 2
Herath 22.1 2 57 5
D Perera 13 1 46 1

BBC

Man-of-the-match Herath finished with a match tally of 14 wickets as Mahela Jayawardene bowed out of Test cricket with a victory on his home ground.

The tourists resumed on 127-7 with Sarfraz Ahmed (38) and Wahab Riaz (2) at the crease.

They added a further 24 runs before first-innings centurion Sarfraz was dismissed for 55 when he swept Chanaka Welegedara into the hands of Kumar Sangakkara at deep square leg.

Three overs later, Wahab went for 17 with Herath, who took nine wickets in the first innings, prompting a false shot and the top edge being pouched by Kaushal Silva at short cover.

With Junaid Khan absent after being hit on the head by a Dhammika Prasad bouncer on Saturday, the match was all over inside an hour.

Angelo Mathews’ side climb above Pakistan in the ICC Test rankings after the victory.

It was Jayawardene's 149th final Test, and his final run total of 11,814 makes him the seventh-highest scorer in history.

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