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Angelo Mathews reached his fifth Test century

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 4th day

Inexperienced Sri Lanka loosen chokehold again

Sri Lanka's mistakes on the fourth day in Pallekele were only minor but one complacent hour turned into two, allowing Pakistan a way back into the match

Jehan Mubarak drives the ball through the off side

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 3rd day

I now know my game inside out - Mubarak

Jehan Mubarak expressed disappointment at squandering two starts in his first Test in more than seven years, but said he has refined his game enough to now belong at Test level

Angelo Mathews strokes one through the off side

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 3rd day

Mathews' mopping act salvages Sri Lanka again

This was almost as timely a knock for Angelo Mathews as it was for his team, because in comparison to his mind-melting 2014, his returns across formats this year had been a little underwhelming

Dhammika Prasad successfully appeals for the wicket of Shan Masood

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 2nd day

Tectonic shift in Sri Lanka's gameplan?

Sri Lanka's quicks have now taken 24 wickets in this series, to the spinners' combined tally of 13. Is a little revolution taking place in Sri Lanka's Test cricket? Is their gameplan fundamentally changing?

Dimuth Karunaratne got to his second Test century

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 1st day

Karunaratne's lone march leaves SL with deja vu

A Sri Lankan left-hand batsman made a big score amid a batting collapse, and at the end of the day, his team was somehow still heading towards an underwhelming total. Sounds familiar?

Dimuth Karunaratne steered Sri Lanka's chase

Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2015

Karunaratne relishes 'batting under pressure'

Dimuth Karunaratne, on debut, scored 0 in the first innings and 60 in the second. Sixteen Tests on, he averages 23.58 in the first innings but 47.35 in the second dig

Angelo Mathews is elated after having Younis Khan nicking behind

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele

Teams in flux square up for decider

With the series tied 1-1 and both Pakistan and Sri Lanka in flux, tipping a winner for the third Test and the series is foolish

Sidath Wettimuny addresses the media

Sri Lanka news

SLC reiterates commitment to January elections

Sri Lanka Cricket has reiterated its commitment to holding elections before the end of January next year, in the wake of the ICC's warning that "further non-compliance" could result in more sanctions

Dushmantha Chameera is congratulated on the wicket of Asad Shafiq

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Colombo, 5th day

Need to manage Chameera, Kaushal very carefully - Mathews

Dushmantha Chameera's pace and Tharindu Kaushal's turn was raw, but exciting, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said, after his team completed a seven-wicket win at the P Sara Oval

Dhammika Prasad appeals unsuccessfully for an lbw against Asad Shafiq

Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day

Prasad 2.0, up and running

Injuries have been a regular occurrence throughout his career, but each time, Prasad has come out stronger. Now fit and firing, he gives Sri Lanka what they have often missed in the recent past - a fast bowler with attitude