Srilanka beat Pakistan by 7 wickets to level the series

Sri Lanka's cricketer Dhammika Prasad (C) celebrates with wicketkeeper Dinesh Chandimal (L) the wicket of Pakistan cricketer Sarfraz Ahmed (R) during the fourth day of their second test match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the P. Sara Oval Cricket Stadium in Colombo on June 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO / LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI (Photo credit should read LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pakistan 138 & 329
Sri Lanka 315 & 153/3 (26.3 ov)
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets

Colombo:  Sri Lanka needed a little over 26 overs to chase down a 153-run victory target for a series-levelling seven-wicket victory in the second Test against Pakistan on Monday.

Dimuth Karunaratne (50) helped Sri Lanka get off to a flying start before adding 72 runs for the third wicket with skipper Angelo Mathews, who remained not out after a responsible knock of 43.

Karunaratne fell soon after bringing up his sixth Test fifty, becoming leg-spinner Yasir Shah’s second victim, but Lahiru Thirimanne (20 not out) scored the winning boundary to take them home at P Sara Oval.
The teams now move to Pallekele for the all-important third and final Test from Friday.

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