Close of Play

  • Sun, 05 Mar - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 88/2 (MS Atapattu 29*, PA de Silva 18*, 37 ov)
  • Mon, 06 Mar - day 2 - Pakistan 1st innings 67/1 (Saeed Anwar 37*, Mohammad Yousuf 3*, 30 ov)
  • Tue, 07 Mar - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 129/5 (RP Arnold 63*, PA de Silva 7*, 43 ov)
  • Wed, 08 Mar - day 4 - Pakistan 2nd innings 222/8 (Saeed Anwar 32*, 68.4 ov)
  • Thu, 09 Mar - day 5 - Pakistan 2nd innings 236 (70.1 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Both planning and effort were lacking at Peshawar

    The humiliation that tracked our team reaching the apex, Sri Lanka wrapped up with absolute grace, the test series against Pakistan

  • Sri Lanka win Peshawar Test to clinch

    Peshawar, March 9: Sri Lanka needed just 10 deliveries on the final morning to remove Pakistan's last two batsmen and secure an impregnable 2-0 lead in the three-match series by winning the second cricket Test by 57 runs at the Arbab Niaz Stadium

  • Muralitharan spins Sri Lanka into winning position

    Peshawar, March 8: Muttiah Muralitharan captured two wickets off successive deliveries to swing the balance of the second cricket Test and the series towards Sri Lanka's way as Pakistan were left reeling at 222 for eight at stumps on the fourth day

  • Peshawar Test evenly poised after 14 wickets fall

    Peshawar, March 7: Pakistan rallied back in to the match through their bowlers after some spineless batting resulted in the loss of their last seven wickets for 45 runs on an eventful third day of the second cricket Test against Sri Lanka at the

  • Fiery Shoaib rocks Sri Lankan batting with 5 for 75

    Peshawar, March 6: Speed merchant Shoaib Akhtar bowled with fire, hostility and venom to place Pakistan in a position of strength against Sri Lanka at stumps on the second day of the second cricket Test at the Arbab Niaz Stadium here on Monday