After Sri Lanka completed their two-Test tour of Pakistan, skipper Dimuth Karunaratne said: "We knew we were secure and we feel safe here"
It was just a 14-minute and 16-ball formality for Pakistan on the fifth morning to grab Sri Lanka's last three wickets, dismissing them on their overnight total of 212 in the second innings
When the third day's play ended Pakistan were in a strong position with 395-2, having an overall lead of 315 after conceding an 80-run lead in the first innings
Abid Ali becomes the ninth batsmen and first Pakistani in the history of Test cricket to achieve the feat of consecutive hundreds in their first two Tests
Pakistan's 19-year-old pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi took 5-77 and was ably supported by new-ball partner Mohammad Abbas (4-55) to keep Sri Lanka down to 271 on a tricky National stadium pitch
A weather-hit draw failed to set pulses racing in Pakistan's homecoming Test match against Sri Lanka at Rawalpindi but Abid Ali completed the unique feat of scoring hundreds in both his ODI and Test debuts
The first Test in Pakistan for a decade has been a damp squib with only 91.5 overs bowled in four days due to the weather
Only 91.5 overs have been bowled thus far across three days in the first Test match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, and with the first innings yet to be completed a result seems highly unlikely
The match is a momentous occasion for Pakistan, and there was applause as Pakistan captain Azhar Ali tossed the coin in the air to open proceedings
Pakistan bringing Test cricket home after a 10-year absence is the team's biggest achievement, according to Shan Masood
Fawad Alam last played a Test match against New Zealand at Dunedin in 2009, eight months after a terrorist attack on the Sri Lanka team bus at Lahore that shut the doors of international cricket on Pakistan
The upcoming series' first Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be played in Rawalpindi from December 11-15, while the second Test will be held in Karachi from December 19-23
After successfully hosting Sri Lanka for a limited over series in Karachi and Lahore in September-October, the Pakistan Cricket Board has been pushing the Sri Lankans to send their team for the two ICC Championship test matches as well in December
Sarfaraz Ahmed had to face similar reactions after their loss to arch-rivals India in the 2019 World Cup in the UK. On Wednesday, Pakistan lost the third and final T20I against Sri Lanka to suffer a 0-3 series whitewash
Pakistan, the top-ranked T20I side in the world, were whitewashed 0-3 by a depleted Sri Lankan side in Lahore days after winning the ODIs even as fans in the cricket-mad country got a taste of proper international fare for the first time in more than a decade
Playing without their big stars, Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 13 runs in the third and final T20 international at Lahore on Wednesday to complete a 3-0 whitewash of the top-ranked T20 side in the world
Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 13 runs in the third and final T20I match at Lahore on Wednesday to clean sweep the series 3-0. Catch here highlights and cricket score of the match
The series defeat to a depleted Sri Lankan side has left newly appointed Pakistan head coach Misbah Ul-Haq in a spot of bother
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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