Monday, 29 June 2015

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 2nd Test, Day 5: Sri Lanka won by 7 wkts

pak vs SL test 2 day 5

Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2015

Sri Lanka won the 2nd Test match on the fifth day of the match against Pakistan. After 4th day's game, Pakistan gave a target of 153 runs to its opponent, which Sri Lanka team chased in just 26.3 overs with 7 wickets remaining. Dhammika Prasad has been chosen the Man of the Match for his 7 wickets and 35 runs innings. The series yet has 1 Test match left.

With this win, Sri Lanka also records their first win in past 6 years at P Sara Oval, Colombo and they are now equal in the series with 1-1. The captain must be happy with the performance of his team. For Kumar Sangakkara, it was the last match of the series, as the player has already announced his retirement from Test cricket and will be playing last two Test matches in India series.

Sri Lanka team has shown its true colors in the game from the beginning of the first day when they bowled out the whole Pakistan team for just 138. The last day was also not bad as the team played really well to chase the target of 152 runs. They managed to chase down the score in just 26.3 overs with 7 wickets remaining.

SL 2nd Innings Score card

The 3rd and final Test match of the series is scheduled to start from 3rd July, 2015 at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele. If Sri Lanka wins this match, it will be their first Test series win since April 2006 at home.

Stay tuned!

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