Agence France-PresseJanuary 12, 2014 10:32
Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by nine wickets in the second Test in Dubai on Sunday, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
Pakistan were bowled out for 359 in their second innings with paceman Suranga Lakmal taking a career-best 4-78 on the fifth and final morning, giving Sri Lanka a target of 137 in a possible 80 overs.
Openers Dimuth Karunaratne (62 not out) and Kaushal Silva (58) put on 124 runs before Kumar Sangakkara (nine not out) did the job in 46.2 overs.
The first Test ended in a draw in Abu Dhabi. The third and final Test starts in Sharjah from Thursday.