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Sri Lanka win Pakistan series after Test drawn

cricket Updated: Jul 25, 2009 02:05 IST

AFP
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Sri Lanka won the Test series against Pakistan 2-0 after the third and final match ended in a draw at the Sinhalese sports club in Colombo on Friday.

The hosts, set a world record target of 492 runs, were 391-4 in their second innings when the captains settled for a draw with 15 overs remaining in the fifth day's play.

Sri Lanka had won the first two Tests to secure their first home series victory over Pakistan.

Brief scores:

Pakistan 299 and 425-9 declared; Sri Lanka 233 and 391-4.