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Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal agreed that his side lost the second Test match after managing only 183 runs in the first innings

India skipper Virat Kohli was all praise for Cheteshwar Pujara after his match and series-winning hundred against Sri Lanka at Colombo.

Pakistan did not go into the Test series against Sri Lanka as favourites. This was specifically because they had not won a Test series in Sri Lanka in nearly a decade. But, it must be said they put up a fantastic performance to pull off a memorable series triumph.

Pakistan's batting veteran Younis Khan starred with an unbeaten 171 as the visitors registered a historic victory, chasing down their highest ever total, that of 377 set by Sri Lanka at Pallekele.

Sri Lankan bowlers enabled that they remained in contention to win the Test series at Pallekele, as their bowlers hit back after the hosts made 278 in their first innings

Sri Lanka’s nemesis in the series, Yasir Shah, was the tormentor in chief yet again for the hosts as they crumbled to 272 for 8 at stumps on the opening day of the Pallekele Test

With the three-Test series tied 1-1, both Pakistan and Sri Lanka will look to go all out to clinch the series in the third Test at Pallekele. Pakistan won the first Test at Galle with ease while Sri Lanka fought back equally well to claim the second match at Colombo comprehensively.