DUBAI: Off-spinner Dilruwan Perera completed with five wickets to help Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 68 keeps running in the second Test in Dubai on Tuesday and take the arrangement 2-0.
Sri Lanka wins 2nd test, sweeps series by 2-0 against Pakistan:
Perera had figures of 5-98 as Pakistan, pursuing an intense 317 to win, was knocked down some pins out for 248 in the second hour of the fifth and last day at Dubai stadium.
Asad Shafiq contended energetically amid his 112-run thump – his eleventh Test hundred – and together with his captain Sarfraz Ahmed (68) included 173 for the 6th wicket.
In any case, once their association was broken Sri Lanka, having effectively won the principal Test by 21 keeps running in Abu Dhabi, immediately surrounded the triumph.
This is Pakistan’s first arrangement overcome at their embraced home of United Arab Emirates (UAE) in seven years. They had won five of the past nine, with four drawn.
Pakistan was compelled to play in the nonpartisan settings of the UAE following the dangerous fear based oppressor assault on the Sri Lankan group in Lahore in 2009.
This is likewise Pakistan’s initially home annihilation since losing to South Africa 1-0 out of 2007, an arrangement hung on their grounds and just the second whitewash in their history.
They already endured a 3-0 overcome against Australia, an arrangement additionally played at unbiased settings in Colombo and UAE in 2002.
Shafiq was the ninth man out when he edged paceman Suranga Lakmal to slip where Kusal Mendis took a low jumping catch to end every one of Pakistan’s expectations of a furious wind.
Shafiq’s 253-minute thump had 10 limits however he again neglected to help Pakistan cross the line, much the same as his 137 in the acts of futility against Australia at Brisbane a year ago.
Pakistan had looked to the overnight organization of Shafiq and Ahmed to manage them to the triumphant focus in the wake of continuing at 198-5, requiring another 119 for triumph.
Both Shafiq and Ahmed had fortunate escapes yet Perera at long last broke the protection when Ahmed was gotten off a miscued clear at profound fine leg by Nuwan Pradeep.
Ahmed hit five limits amid his 130-ball thump.
Shafiq raised his hundred with a paddled clear single off Perera and was reprived on a similar score when Dimuth Karunaratne dropped a low catch of a similar bowler.
Perera at that point finished his five-wicket pull when he caught Mohammad Amir – unfit to bowl in the second innings with shin damage – leg before for four, bringing Sri Lanka inside three wickets of triumph.
Yasir Shah was tidied up by Rangana Herath while the triumph was raised when Herath had number 10 Wahab Riaz got happily by captain Dinesh Chandimal for one.
Sri Lanka had picked up a definitive 220-run lead by scoring 482 in the main innings on the back of Karunaratne’s profession.