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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.

Sri Lanka waltzed their way to 153 in 26.3 overs on the final day of the Colombo Test to level the three-match series 1-1. After rain again delayed the start of play on the final day, Sri Lanka did not take any chances and went on an all-out attack from the word go

Sri Lanka regained advantage in the Colombo Test on day four thanks to their bowlers, and needed 153 to level the series when heavy rain forced early stumps, much ahead of scheduled close of play

After conceding the first two day to Sri Lanka, Pakistan dominated day three of the Colombo Test, thanks in main to half-centuries from Ahmed Shehzad and Azhar Ali

Fighting fifties from opener Kaushal Silva and skipper Angelo enabled Sri Lanka to maintain control of the Colombo Test on Day 2, as they went to stumps at 304 for 9

Sri Lankan off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal claimed 5 for 42 while Dhammika Prasad picked up three wickets as the hosts bowled out Pakistan for 138 in merely 42.5 overs as Lanka took early control of the Colombo Test on Day one

Pakistan completed a dramatic turnaround in the Galle Test to go 1-0 up in the series on Sunday. Yasir Shah picked up seven wickets as Sri Lanka crumbled to 206 all out in their second innings