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 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