Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 3rd Test: Pakistan won by 7 wkts

Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka 2015

With the help of Misbah-ul-Haq's fifty and Younis Khan's century, Pakistan has won the third and final Test match against Sri Lanka by 7 wickets. Younis Khan (171) and Misbah-ul-Haq (59) remained not out. With this match, Pak has also won the 3-match Test series by 2-1. In the second innings, Pakistan team scored 382 runs for 3 wickets in 103.1 Overs.

Pakistan needed 147 runs on last day with 8 wickets in hand. The team chased the target with 7 wickets remaining. The target was easy, but Pakistani players made it look even easier. The team only lost one wicket today in the form of Masood, who scored 125 runs in 233 balls before he was stumped by Chandimal. Team players must be very happy with their performance on the last day.

Younis Khan has been awarded the Man of the Match for his 171 runs not-out innings. Yasir Shah has been chosen the Man of the Series. Today's victory also marks the highest successful run chase for Pakistan in Test cricket as well as the highest successful run chase ever in Sri Lanka. This is also the first time when a Test match played at Pallekele ended up with a result.

Pakistan's 2nd Innings Score card

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