Day 2

3518dThe Bulletin by Sriram Veera

Dilshan helps Sri Lanka amass 606

Umar Gul produced a sparkling spell of reverse swing and Pakistan's aggressive openers gave a flying start but the pressure was still on the home side after Sri Lanka reached 606 in their first innings at Lahore

Day 1

3519dThe Bulletin by Sriram Veera

Samaraweera and Sangakkara make it Sri Lanka's day

A serene 204-run partnership between Kumar Sangakkara and Thilan Samaraweera allowed Sri Lanka to soak up the pressure of three early wickets and reach a comfortable position by the end of the opening day at Lahore

3519dCricinfo staff

Samaraweera batting best among us - Sangakkara

After Thilan Samaraweera made an assured hundred in Lahore to follow up his double-century in the first Test, his team-mate Kumar Sangakkara hailed him as the player "batting best" in the Sri Lankan side

Others

3517dCricinfo staff

Providence and presence of mind

The bus driver who drove the Sri Lankans to the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, Mehar Mohammad Khalil, has recounted the chilling moments of the shootout which nearly claimed himself and the lives of the players

1675dJanaka Malwatta

Lahore, five years on

The loss of international cricket in Pakistan since the terror attack on the Sri Lankan team bus has been cruel on the country's fans and the rest of the cricket world

3517dAlex Brown

New reality dawns as Australia look for neutral series in England

Cricket Australia officials will meet in Dubai on Thursday with counterparts from Pakistan to discuss moving the scheduled 2010 Test series to England. The discussions will take place a day after New Zealand Cricket announced it would not travel to Pakist