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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2013-14

Apr 11, 2014: Wisden's review of the third Test, Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 2013-14

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Whatmore delighted with 'perfect' send-off

Jan 21, 2014: Dav Whatmore has said that the Pakistan team had given him the "perfect" send-off when they wrapped up his tenure with a five-wicket victory over Sri Lanka to square the Test series in UAE

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Sharjah, 5th day

Azhar strengthens claim to No.3 spot

Jan 21, 2014: Azhar Ali's match-winning 103 off 137 balls in Sharjah went a long way to proving that he had the ability to bat according to the situation and make the No.3 spot his own

Umar Farooq in Sharjah

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Sharjah

Sri Lanka drown in their negativity

Jan 21, 2014: Sri Lanka's captain insisted his team had not lost because they had been negative. He would be hard pressed to find many who agree with him

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Sharjah

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Sharjah, 5th day

Mathews denies SL were too negative

Jan 20, 2014: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq hailed his team after they pulled off their second-highest successful run chase to level the series against Sri Lanka

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Sharjah, 5th day

Misbah hails 'amazing victory'

Jan 20, 2014: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq hailed his team after they pulled off their second-highest successful run chase to level the series against Sri Lanka

Umar Farooq in Sharjah

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Sharjah, 5th day

Quick chases and Sri Lanka's third-Test woes

Jan 20, 2014: Stats highlights from an incredible third Test in Sharjah, where Pakistan pulled off one of their best run-chases to level the series

S Rajesh

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Sharjah, 5th day

Pakistan pull off astonishing chase

Jan 20, 2014: Pakistan turned a Test that had been an abysmal advertisement for cricket for four days and one session on its head, with an incredible batting performance after lunch on the final day, when they scored 302 runs in 57.3 overs to sucker-punch Sri Lanka

The Report by George Binoy

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

Sri Lanka tread too far down the conservative route

Jan 19, 2014: While conservatism has worked for Sri Lanka in this series, their dour defensive play on day four in Sharjah neither decisively put defeat beyond them nor, it would appear, did much to revive the flagging interest in Test cricket

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Sharjah

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

Test 'nicely poised' - Whatmore

Jan 19, 2014: Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore has not given up on getting a result despite his side trailing Sri Lanka by 220 runs with five wickets still to take

Umar Farooq in Sharjah

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

Sri Lanka move slowly towards strong lead

Jan 19, 2014: If any thought lingered that Sri Lanka's designs for the match in Sharjah were aggressive, their batting in the third innings provided unequivocal proof they want nothing more than 1-0 from the series

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

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

Shehzad unhappy with Sri Lanka's 'negative' approach

Jan 18, 2014: Pakistan might have been conservative with their batting approach on the third day in Sharjah, but their opener Ahmed Shehzad said he was "surprised" by the negative approach adopted by the Sri Lanka bowlers

Umar Farooq in Sharjah

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

Footmarks on pitch crucial to SL chances, says Sangakkara

Jan 18, 2014: The footmarks developing on the Sharjah pitch are crucial to Sri lanka's hopes of winning the series 2-0, Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara said

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Sharjah

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

Sri Lanka ahead despite Shehzad ton

Jan 18, 2014: Ahmed Shehzad scored his maiden Test hundred but Pakistan's progress on the third day was not swift enough to weaken Sri Lanka's grip on their 1-0 lead in the series

The Report by George Binoy

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

Talha, Junaid shine on dull day

Jan 17, 2014: For the second successive day, Pakistan's bowlers struggled on a flat pitch. The team, however, could take heart from the success of their pacers, Mohammad Talha and Junaid Khan

Umar Farooq in Sharjah

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

Sri Lanka take comfort from new heroes

Jan 17, 2014: Fourteen months on from fielding their oldest ever XI in a Test, Sri Lanka have regenerated at great speed and now brought to the fore, a talented crop of youngsters who are bound to leave the fans very excited for the future

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Sharjah

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

Mathews and Perera tire Pakistan

Jan 17, 2014: Sri Lanka's prospects of winning their first away series since 1999-00 (excluding those in Bangladesh and Zimbabwe) improved significantly after Angelo Mathews and Dilruwan Perera batted vast periods of time on the second day

The Report by George Binoy

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

'Bowlers controlled runs well' - Rehman

Jan 16, 2014: Pakistan's left-arm spinner, Abdur Rehman said his side would be looking to dismiss Sri Lanka in the first session on the second day after the visitors ended the first day of the Sharjah Test at 220 for 5

Umar Farooq in Sharjah

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

Karunaratne hopes to build on starts

Jan 16, 2014: Just eight Tests old, Dimuth Karunaratne has the skills to become a fine international opener. With more consistency and a better understanding of his own game, he may well be the answer to Sri Lanka's top order as they continue replacing the old guard

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Sharjah

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

Ajmal finds form in slow battle

Jan 16, 2014: The Sharjah surface - largely devoid of pace, lateral movement and turn - provided the setting for a game of patience on the first day of the deciding Test of the series

The Report by George Binoy
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